Find & delete files on a Google Pixel phone

You can usually find your downloaded files in the Files app on your Pixel phone.

Important: Some of these steps work only on Android 10 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Find & open files on a Pixel phone

  1. Open your phone's Files app Files app. Learn where to find your apps.
  2. Your downloaded files will show.
    • To find other files, tap Menu Menu.
    • To sort by name, date, type, or size, tap More More And then Sort by.
  3. To open a file, tap it.

Delete files from your Pixel phone

  1. Open your phone's Files app Files app.
  2. Tap a file.
  3. Tap Delete Delete And then Delete. 

Share, print, save to Drive & more

Share your files from your Pixel phone

  1. Touch and hold the file.
  2. Tap Share Share.

Do other actions, like printing or adding to Google Drive

  1. To open a file, tap it.
  2. At the top right, look for more options. If needed, tap More More.

Find music, movies & other content

You can download files like music, movies, or books in various apps. To find that content, go to the app where you downloaded it. For example, learn how to find videos downloaded in the Google Play Movies & TV app.

Transfer files to a computer

When you connect your phone to a computer by USB cable, open the computer's "Downloads" folder to find the files that are on your phone. Learn how to move files between your computer and your phone.

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