Android File Viewer IconFile Viewer for Android

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is File Viewer for Android?

File Viewer for Android is an easy-to-use file viewer and file manager for Android devices. The app opens over 150 different types of files, including documents, spreadsheets, images, audio and video, and more.

2. Is the app free?

Yes, File Viewer for Android is free to use and is supported by ads. If you'd like to remove ads, an in-app purchase is available.

3. What are the system requirements?

File Viewer for Android requires an Android 7.0 or later device.

4. Can File Viewer for Android open any file?

File Viewer for Android supports over 150 different file types, but it cannot open every kind of file. If the app can't view a file, it still displays helpful file information and identifies the file type using its file identification algorithm.

5. Why does the app ask for my permission?

In order to access files on your device, File Viewer for Android needs permission. You may enable or disable permissions at any time through the app's settings (Settings > Apps > File Viewer > Permissions).

File Viewer for Android permission

6. Does it include a file explorer?

Yes, File Viewer for Android includes a file explorer that allows you to browse and manage files on your device storage and SD cards.

File Viewer for Android file browser

7. How do I view hidden files?

To view hidden files, turn on "Show hidden items" in the Settings view, which you can access from the app's menu.

Show hidden files in File Viewer for Android

8. Can I view files on an SD card?

Yes, File Viewer for Android supports SD cards. If you are using Android 10 or earlier, follow these instructions to grant SD card access.

9. How can I download and install the app?

You can get File Viewer for Android on Google Play.

10. Who can I contact about an issue with the app?

You are welcome to send us a message on our contact form, and we'll be glad to see how we can help.

11. Is File Viewer for Android available for iOS?

No, File Viewer for Android is only available for Android devices.