Many regret the absence of a real file manager on the iPhone. Let them be reassured. Even if Apple did not consider it useful to install a file management solution on its mobile devices, we can fortunately find on the App Store applications capable of performing this type of task..
Manage files stored on iPhone
The file manager is undoubtedly the big forgotten mobile OS. This tool, however essential in the management of iPhone storage space, often comes to the fore. Still very popular on computers, the star utility of the 2000s has been robbed of the spotlight by applications specialized in cleaning and optimization.
These are today a benchmark in the field of utilities for smartphones. They are regularly placed at the top of the ranking of the most downloaded applications. And yet we must admit they do not always keep their promises. Whether to boost smartphone performance or save battery, the results are far from convincing..
It's the opposite of file managers. These utilities, certainly not very glamorous, will still provide you with a lot of services. They will not only allow you to access most of the directories contained in your smartphone, but also to handle all kinds of files with disconcerting ease.
Free file manager for iPhone and iPad
The iFiles app is without doubt one of the best document managers available on iOs. Its interface offers optimal ergonomics adapted to mobile. No need to waste long minutes wandering through menus and other tabs to find the command you need.
All the options are grouped at your fingertips on the main screen. With a single click, you can share a file, zipper it, rename it, move it to another directory and obviously delete it. These options will allow you to manage all the files stored on your iPhone as you wish ..
The iFiles application supports many cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, SkyDrive, Flickr, Picasa, CloudFiles etc. You will be able to send documents, videos or documents in the cloud without leaving the application. This will also allow you to connect to an FTP server and easily read any PDF file.
How to connect your Google account to iFiles
The great strength of iFiles is to be able to access all of its connected services in the blink of an eye. To do this, you will first need to connect your cloud storage solutions to iFiles
- Open the App Store
- Download iFiles by clicking on this link
- Launch the application
- Click on the + icon located at the top left of the window
- Select from the Google Drive list
- Click on the Sign In button
- The login page to your Google account will be displayed
- Enter your Google Drive credentials (email address and password)
- Then click on the Authorization button
- Don't forget to press the Save button to save the connection to your Google Drive account