If you have downloaded files to your iPhone or iPad, accessing them can be confusing compared to a Mac or PC. There is a special folder where iOS and iPadOS store downloads, and you can find it via the Files app.
First, look for the Files app on your iPhone or iPad. The fastest way to do this is with Spotlight Search. Swipe down from the center of the Home screen, and then type “Files.”; Click “Files” in the search results.
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Tap “Browse” at the bottom, then tap “On my iPhone” or “On my iPad” depending on the device you are using.
The list under “Locations” varies depending on the apps you have installed, but your device will always have “On min [Device]Listing.
Then you will see a list of folders which again varies depending on which apps you have installed. In general, most files are saved in the “Downloads” folder, so tap on it.
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You see a list of all the files you have downloaded. During the download process, you can save a file in a folder other than “Downloads”. If you do not see the file you are looking for, tap the back arrow at the top left, and then tap another folder.
Once you have found the file you want, you can tap it to preview it or press and hold to open a pop-up menu. Then you can move, copy or rename the file along with other actions.
When you’re done, just close the Files app. The next time you open Files, the file you are looking for will be exactly where you left it.
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