How to work with the files app on iPhone X

Smartphones today are not just about making calls, sending text messages or clicking pictures. They can do a lot more and they are powerful enough to do. The multitasking capability, better processor and cloud support has led the smartphones to take up the job of a personal computer. With a smartphone powerful and rich like the iPhone X you can take care of your whole business or work with your fingers on the screen. You can work with files, take printouts wirelessly share documents with just a click and a lot more. A new update on iPhone gave us another default app named files and the help it does to a user is super cool. Here is an article about how you can work with the files app on iPhone X.

Files app came after the so-called iCloud drive which was the one app used to manage files on iPhones. The new file app is super cool and can get all of your files in one place. The ability to bring up files even from other third-party apps make it the best. You can even add other cloud services with it and bring up files from all of your device to your iPhone X. this, in turn, helps us to save a lot of space and of course time of sharing these files in between devices. All the files are now automatically in your files app.

How to work with the files app on iPhone X

Ways to work with the files app on iPhone X

There is no limit on things you can do with a files app. With all your files in one place you can easily workaround and make your iPhone X the only gadget you will ever need. the main things which you can do with the files app are:

  1. Join all your cloud services together
  2. Move around files easily
  3. Organize your files easily
  4. Tagging your documents

How to add a third-party cloud service to your file app

There are a lot of cloud services apart from the default iCloud drive available. The best thing you gain when you work with the files app on iPhone X is that you can bring up all the cloud services to one place. You don’t have to switch from app to app on your iPhone X anymore. The steps to link a cloud service with iPhone X files app are:

  1. Download and set up the cloud service app on your iPhone X
  2. Open the files app from home screen
  3. Click on the locations to see all the cloud services and file locations
  4. Click on the edit option which will be on the top right corner
  5. Click the toggle button on to link the cloud service app with your files app
  6. Click Done

Move and organize your files

It is easy to move and organize your files in the files app. You can easily move apps from one cloud drive to another with just a few clicks. The steps to move files are:

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  1. Open the files app
  2. Go to the location of the file you want to move
  3. Click on select which will be in the top right corner
  4. Select the file you want to move by tapping on it
  5. Click on the folder icon on the bottom bar
  6. Select the folder you want to move your file
  7. Click on copy, which will be in the top right corner

Adding a tag to a document

Tags can be an important way you can notify files or remember things. Adding tags using the file app is easy. The steps to add a tag to a document are:

  1. Open the files app
  2. Go to the location of the file you want to move
  3. Click on the file you want to add tag to
  4. Click on the share button which will be on the bottom left corner
  5. Click on +Tag
  6. Enter the tag you want to add or select from the tags available
  7. Click on done

I hope this guide was useful in understanding how to work with the files app on iPhone X. If you have any queries or feedback, please leave a comment below.

 

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