Files by Google: Clean up space on your phone

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Files by Google: Clean up space on your phone review

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Files by Google: Clean up space on your phone review

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Files by Google is a free file-manager that was created by Google company especially for Android devices. With the help of Files by Google, you will be able to manage your files, sort them into groups, create various folders, etc. However, it is not the default application that allows you to manage your files. With the help of the app, you will be able to organize the space on your mobile device because Files by Google can suggest you to delete certain files in order to save some memory. At the moment, more than 100 million users downloaded the application on their devices.

Design and Usability 8/10

Files by Google design is great. It has a lot of in common with other similar applications, but it is really comfortable to use the app because there are only a few sections. Thanks to the straightforward interface, you can easily delete duplicate files and manage your folders. 

There are also a lot of positive reviews for the application. It provides users with the promised content. There is a small number of people who have experienced lags or other glitches. Nevertheless, developers regularly update Files by Google. For example, the last update was in December 2019. Unfortunately, you cannot download Files by Google for the iOS platform. It should be mentioned that your Android version should be 5.0 or later. Otherwise, you will not be able to download the application.

Key Functions 9/10

After you start the application, you will be able to see three pages at the bottom of your screen. The first one is called “Clean”. There you can see the amount of free space. The app will provide you with duplicate files. You will be able to delete them in order to save some space. The app will also provide you with detailed information about your media files. You will be able to delete them or transfer to another storage.

The next page is called “Browse”. There you will be able to see recent files and folders. For example, you can look through Downloads, Images, Videos, Audio, Documents & Other, and applications. You can search for a certain file by pressing the “Search” button that is located at the top right corner. 

The third page is called “Share”. With its help, you will be able to share important files in offline mode. However, the person you want to send photos to needs to be nearby. Tap the “Send” button in order to send files. If you want to receive files, tap the “Receive” button.

Security & App purchases 9/10

The application works perfectly. It requires access to your storage in order to manage your files. Files by Google is safe to use. Moreover, users can download Files by Google from the Google Play Market for free. There are no in-app purchases and advertisements.


We recommend you to download Files by Google especially if you are looking for the file managing application that will help you to save some space on your device. You can download the app for free. Thank you for paying attention to this Files by Google review.


  • Simple in use
  • Free to download
  • No in-app purchases
  • Great interface


  • There is no Files by Google for the iOS platform

Interface 4

Features 5

Usability 5

Compatibility 5

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