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Android Hidden Trick : Marshmallow has a hidden built-in file explorer

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Android Hidden Trick : Marshmallow has a hidden built-in file explorer
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Did you know Marshmallow has a hidden file Explorer: Android Hidden Trick

There are tons of tiny little hidden tricks in Android. Most of them are simply useless for normal Android users while some are very useful. It’s true that majority of users are either on Lollipop or on KitKat. In case you are the lucky one to get the Marshmallow update, then there’s an Android hidden trick in 6.0 as well.

Also see: How to access hidden System UI tuner in Android Marshmallow

File explorer is a basic app to navigate through Android file system, (Not system files) and we eagerly download it from Play Store as soon as we have our hands on our phone. I agree, there are tons of free file explorer apps available on Google Play Store, but if something is from Google itself, it is really worth a try.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has a hidden file explorer inside Settings; which you can use to explore your internal as well as SD card storage. Check the guide given below for more details.

Also check: Features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android Hidden Trick : How to access Android Marshmallow’s hidden file explorer

Step #1: Launch Settings from list of apps.

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Step #2: Now scroll down a bit and tap on ‘Storage & USB

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Step #3: Depending upon your requirement, tap either on Internal Storage or SD Card Storage.

lenovo 3Step #4: You’ll now see bifurcation of your storage space in different categories. Scroll down till the end and you will find ‘Explore’ option; tap on it.

lenovo 4Step #5: You are now inside hidden file explorer.

lenovo 5If you do not like to download unnecessary apps to save space on your device, then this file explorer will help you get the basic job done. Apart from that, there are two different views available in this hidden file explorer.

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Kunal Barchha

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