How to Rename a File or Folder on Android

In this post, we’ll see how to rename a file or folder on Android. In this instance, I’m using Android Pie. Let’s get started.


  1. Open the Files app.
  2. Tap “Browse” if you’re not in it already.
  3. Tap “Internal Storage” or “SD card” at the bottom.
  4. Select the file or folder you wish to rename.
  5. Hit overflow menu (three vertical dots) > Rename (which you can find beneath “Copy to“).
  6. In the popup, provide the name and then hit the “Ok” button.

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