Free Up Your Phone Space and Share Files Offline with Google’s Files Go

Files Go is Google’s newest storage manager that helps you free up space on your phone, find files faster and you have the ability to share them easily offline with others.

The new app basically frees up your storage space on your mobile device. Google says, “Since its launch in December, more than 10 million people have installed it and have cleaned up more than 1.1 gigabytes of space on average.”

The tech giant has recently added three 3 new features to Files Go which means managing files will now be is even faster and more enjoyable:

  • SD cards: Now their SD card support has been expanded since many users use SD cards to backup important files. With one tap in the list or grid view, you can easily filter to see files stored on your SD card.
  • Tablets: Files Go now runs on tablets so users can manage storage and transfer files between  small and big screen Android devices without using any data.
  • Opening files in other apps: You can also customize which apps open your files with their new “Open with” flow. This should give you greater flexibility and control when handling all types of files. For example, to open PDF files, you may want to use your favorite PDF viewing app and that’s now possible.
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With these new features, Google hopes it’s even easier to free up space, find files faster and share files offline with Files Go.

Other features of the app is ones ability to get helpful suggestions of files to erase before you run out space. Files Go recommendations get smarter the more you use the app.

Again, Files Go’s offline file sharing is secured with WPA2 encryption, providing more secure file transfer. And the app “takes less than 6MB of storage on your phone, there’s no malware or bloatware to affect your phone’s performance.” according to Google.


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