Article ID : SX505704 / Last Modified : 13/04/2018

What is the Explore option in Storage in Android 6.0 and 7.0?

    A native file manager is available in the Settings menu in Android 6.0 and 7.0. This allows you to copy and paste your data between folders and storage locations.

    Tip: Most devices also include an additional file manager application, such as the File Commander application. Other file manager applications are available for download from Google Play Store.

    Xperia L series, Xperia XA, Xperia XA Ultra and Xperia E5 running Android 7.0

    To find the Explore option

    1. Find and tap Settings > Storage & memory.
    2. Tap the menu button (three vertical dots) > Advanced > Storage.
    3. Find and tap Explore or SD Card (if available) > Explore.

    Xperia Z series, Xperia C4, Xperia C5 Ultra, Xperia M4 Aqua and Xperia M5 running Android 6.0 or higher

    To find the Explore option

    1. Find and tap Settings > Storage.
    2. Find and tap Explore or SD Card (if available) > Explore.