How To Find Downloaded Files On Android?

Getting your downloaded file immediately after downloading it is very important. Your downloaded file can be images or videos which can be sent by messages as well as mails. Generally, the items that you download shall be in the Downloads folder. It is worth noting at the same time that location varies depending on its app.

Remember! The steps present in this blog is applicable for Android Nougat, Oreo, and Pie, iOS 11 and 12.

The method of going to downloads from Android

  1. Firstly, go to the preferred file manager.
  2. Then, press on Internal storage.
  3. After that, click on Pictures.
  4. Next, click on Messages.
  5. Look that every downloaded item shall be located at the Messages folder.

Remember! Pictures or videos downloaded from Facebook Messenger and Instagram application after downloading are present in the Pictures folder.

The method of getting the downloaded folder of Whatsapp

  1. Firstly, go to the file manager.
  2. Then, press on Internal storage.
  3. After that, click on WhatsApp.
  4. Press on Media.
  5. Note that the files and attachments are stored in its folders within its WhatsApp’s Media directory.

The method of getting the downloaded file for Google Chrome

  1. Firstly, Tap and hold the thing that you would like downloading till more options get displayed.
  2. After that, press on Download link.
  3. Then, go to your file manager.
  4. Next, visit your Internal storage.
  5. After that, press on Download.
  6. Lastly, note that every file that has been downloaded by using Chrome shall be present in the Downloads folder.

The method of getting the downloaded folder for Gmail

  1. Firstly, go to Gmail and open the mail with the attachment.
  2. After that, click on the download symbol. It shall be immediately after the symbol of Drive.
  3. Then, visit the file manager.
  4. Next, click on the Internal storage.
  5. After that, click on Download.
  6. Lastly, check your folder of Download because every attachment downloaded from Gmail shall be present over there itself.

The method of getting the downloaded item on an iPhone by Files app

  1. Firstly, go to the Files app.
  2. Then, click on the option under Locations for reaching out to iPhone’s downloads.
  3. After that, prefer using the Search option located on the above for searching whatever stuff you feel like.

The method of getting the downloaded files of Samsung Messages

  1. Firstly, go to My files app.
  2. After that, click on Internal storage.
  3. Next, press on Download.
  4. Every file downloaded by Samsung Messages shall be in the Downloaded directory.

Hope you have been able to find your downloaded file on your Android after going through this blog step by step.

Joey Williams is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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