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Version: 10.3.1

Managing your files

Rename a file or folder

File Manager allows you to make changes to file and folder names, such as fixing a typo or word. To rename a file or folder:

  1. Touch and hold a file or folder.
  2. Tap The Rename icon.

Tip: To change a file type, touch and hold a file. Tap The Properties icon > The Edit icon.

Add a folder

When you open File Manager, a list of pre-defined folders appears. To add a folder, do the following:

  1. Navigate to where you want to add a new folder.
  2. Tap The More icon.
  3. Tap The Add Folder icon.

Note: You might not have pre-defined folders on a connected device or drive, such as a computer or a media card.

Search for an item in File Manager

  1. Tap The Search icon.
  2. Enter all, or part, of the name of the item you are searching for.

Note: To search for an item on a connected device, you must perform the search when the device is open in File Manager.

Sort files and folders

You can view your files and folders in order by name, date, type, or size. You can also decide whether to view your files and folders in ascending or descending order.

Tip: To change the way you view your files and folders, tap The List icon to view them as a list or The Grid icon to view them as a grid.

Tap The More icon > The Sort icon.
  • To change the way files and folders are sorted, tap Sort > Name, Date, Type, or Size.
  • To change the order of your files and folders, tap Order > Ascending, or Descending.

Select multiple files

  1. Tap The More icon.
  2. Tap The Select icon.
  3. Tap the items that you want to select.
To deselect an item that you have tapped in error, tap the item again.