How to View Hidden Files and Folders on Android

You can view the hidden files and folders on Android either by using the default file manager (the one that comes with the Android) or third party file manager apps.

In this post, we will see both the methods in detail. Let's get started.

View Hidden Files and Folders on Android

1
  • Open the default file manager.
  • Press the menu and select the "Show hidden files" option.
  • Show hidden files option

Now, you can see the hidden files and folders on your Android device.

If you want to hide hidden files and folders, then press menu and choose the "Hide hidden files" option.

2

In this method, we will use ES File Explorer app which has a lot of options that are not available in the stock file manager.

  • Open the app.
  • Slide the menu drawer.
  • Enable the "Show hidden files" option.
  • Enabled Show hidden files option in ES File Explorer

To hide hidden files and folders, disable "Show hidden files" option.

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