ES File Explorer/Manager PRO APK

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Install on Android4.0.x and up

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ES File Explorer/Manager PRO is estrongs,android,productivity,file,explorer, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 4.6 by 3465 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit ES APP Group website who developed it. apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.0.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 16498525+ times on store. You can also download APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

ES File Explorer File Manager is a free app that helps you organize every type of file on your phone and make most of the limited space you have got.

With ES File Explorer File Manager, you have a quick and safe way to manage and open all your pictures, movies, apps, documents and music files and even open compressed formats like ZIP and RAR.

Organize your phone just the way you want by copying, pasting, renaming, deleting and creating folders for all your files.

With ES File Explorer File Manager you can even organize your device through Wi-Fi, using your computer, or transfer files to other devices through Bluetooth. You can also access cloud platforms like Dropbox, Google Drive, among others, and organize your files there.

And it also has some extra features: you can clean your phones' cache, delete unused files and kill tasks that are making your phone slower without you realizing it.

Have complete control of everything by accessing the root of your phone and checking the entire file system and all its data directories.

With ES File Explorer File Manager and its endless ways to organize your phone, you can be sure that you're using the full potential of your android device. 

App ChangeLog

  • 1. Fix existing bugs;

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requires following permissions on your android device.

approximate location (network-based)
Allows the app to get your approximate location. This location is derived by location services using network location sources such as cell towers and Wi-Fi. These location services must be turned on and available to your device for the app to use them. Apps may use this to determine approximately where you are.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

create accounts and set passwords
Allows the app to use the account authenticator capabilities of the AccountManager, including creating accounts and getting and setting their passwords.

pair with Bluetooth devices
Allows the app to view the configuration of the Bluetooth on the phone, and to make and accept connections with paired devices.

access Bluetooth settings
Allows the app to configure the local Bluetooth phone, and to discover and pair with remote devices.

take pictures and videos
Allows the app to take pictures and videos with the camera. This permission allows the app to use the camera at any time without your confirmation.

change network connectivity
Allows the app to change the state of network connectivity.

allow Wi-Fi Multicast reception
Allows the app to receive packets sent to all devices on a Wi-Fi network using multicast addresses, not just your phone. It uses more power than the non-multicast mode.

connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
Allows the app to connect to and disconnect from Wi-Fi access points and to make changes to device configuration for Wi-Fi networks.

delete all app cache data
Allows the app to free phone storage by deleting files in the cache directories of other applications. This may cause other applications to start up more slowly as they need to re-retrieve their data.

find accounts on the device
Allows the app to get the list of accounts known by the phone. This may include any accounts created by applications you have installed.

measure app storage space
Allows the app to retrieve its code, data, and cache sizes

retrieve running apps
Allows the app to retrieve information about currently and recently running tasks. This may allow the app to discover information about which applications are used on the device.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

close other apps
Allows the app to end background processes of other apps. This may cause other apps to stop running.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

read phone state
Allows read only access to phone state, including the phone number of the device, current cellular network information, the status of any ongoing calls, and a list of any PhoneAccounts registered on the device.

read sync settings
Allows the app to read the sync settings for an account. For example, this can determine whether the People app is synced with an account.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

set wallpaper
Allows the app to set the system wallpaper.

draw over other apps
Allows the app to draw on top of other applications or parts of the user interface. They may interfere with your use of the interface in any application, or change what you think you are seeing in other applications.

control vibration
Allows the app to control the vibrator.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

modify/delete internal media storage contents
Allows the app to modify the contents of the internal media storage.

modify system settings
Allows the app to modify the system's settings data. Malicious apps may corrupt your system's configuration.

toggle sync on and off
Allows an app to modify the sync settings for an account. For example, this can be used to enable sync of the People app with an account.

install shortcuts
Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

uninstall shortcuts
Allows the application to remove Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.

In-App billing
In-app Billing on Google Play provides a straightforward, simple interface for sending In-app Billing requests and managing In-app Billing transactions using Google Play.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.


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  1. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Disappointed. I've used earlier versions on various phones and tablets. Those were fine. 1. Unable to stop logger. can select the apps, remove them from logging, but at that point cannot "confirm" or save the choices. One is required to log at least one app. 2. Cannot find a search function to find a file with unknown extension that could have been placed by an app anywhere on my phone. Not going to open every folder.

  2. Eric J-avatar

    Eric J


    apk download I have used this for several years and never had the following problem. I use it for viewing offline maps which I have grabbed from Google. These are basic jpg screen shots. I often want to 'blow up' the view (zoom) with my fingers to read details better. Recently that function is not at all reliable. Only about 30% of the maps will zoom. I have tried them all on 2 other viewers, and they worked fine. The problem appears to be totally random in the map selections that won't zoom in this viewer. Powering off/on, reinstalling software and maps, etc. does not help. It worked at least through last November, I now cannot use this app because of this new issue.

  3. Ahmad Muhammad-avatar

    Ahmad Muhammad


    es file explorer manager pro 4pda Simply, this app is essential to my life. I can't imagine my phone or tablet without "ES file". I can't use the default or any other file manager other than it. I've been using it since 2012. You can manage, search easily, copy, cut, and move files in a magical way. You can upload files to the net, "YES" it acts as an "FTP client". You can browse your files on PC so easily.. and many many other features.

  4. Theresa Arbogast-avatar

    Theresa Arbogast


    es file explorer manager pro This app is by far the best file manager out there! It is very easy to manage, and works quickly. I especially love the media player, as it keeps audio running even outside the app - not to mention it pauses that audio when watching a video on YouTube. I repeat: PAUSES, not mutes. Once you've finished viewing a video, the audio picks up exactly where it left off when it paused. Besides that outstanding feature, you can extract, copy, and paste a .zip file and its contents easily. Thank you!

  5. Henry Porvaznik-avatar

    Henry Porvaznik


    es file explorer manager pro apk I downloaded it because I needed to put a pdf file onto a home screen on my Android phone. It can do that easily. See "Tom's Guide" for specific instructions, it's easy to do. Otherwise, it's a good file manager, does way more than I need. I wouldn't call it bloatware though it does have ads. Looks nice. Better than File Commander (came with Office Suite), and File Manager (free download). Give it a try.

  6. Jason Hoynes-avatar

    Jason Hoynes


    es file explorer manager pro apk When ES File Explorer was just a simple file manager, it was great! Over time the app has added unnecessary "features" and ads that clutter the UI and make it really difficult to use since I usually don't have time to wade through all the extra junk. There is also some "space use" report that shows up in my notifications every couple of days. Tapping on it does nothing and I have found no way to disable it. Fortunately, there are a lot of file managers out there! If you need something simple, quick, and lightweight, try some of those.

  7. Mike Feist-avatar

    Mike Feist


    apk para android descargar gratis I would have rated this app five stars until today, when I discovered it could not read and write files to an external hard drive connected via OTG with an NTFS file structure, despite mounting it. What is exceptional about this app however, is its ability to read, copy and paste files to or from a remote external hard drive over a Wi-Fi network (but it doesn't enable you to save to such a drive from an application). It is apps such as this that have well nigh made my need for a pc or laptop a thing of the past.

  8. Izumi Orimoto-avatar

    Izumi Orimoto


    es file explorer manager pro apk 2019 Have had this installed for at least 7-8 years as my go-to and it has seen me through at least 5 didn't devices. ES always did its job but slowly, ads and unasked-for notifications ("weekly space report" etc) became more obtrusive. I recognize that you need the ads to keep running, though they have gotten worse lately. As of the most recent update, it crashes constantly - at least once per minute. Had to force stop but it turned itself back on. Can't figure out how to make it stop crashing, so I guess it has to go.

  9. Gustavo Domínguez-avatar

    Gustavo Domínguez


    es file explorer manager pro apkpure Interface is fresh but it's cluttered. This is one of those apps where they feel you should pay a suscription to perform what has always been already there; support innovation, but really, how many ways are there of navigating to a file and opening it; everything else is bloat. And besides the subscription there's also paying for a never ending stream of new more "features" that no matter how many times you buy it all up to get truly rid of a little virtual price stickers that make it look that's just another cheap, ad-ridden app. Please don't support these developers, pay up front for stuff and check on the developers' ethos on their about us pages on their websites. Don't forget you can't return stuff if it's not what you wanted, be firm 'cause there's only a few minutes for that.

  10. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    es file explorer manager pro mod apk The main purpose for this app was to access the files on my home network. The connection to those files was flakey and slow. Worse yet, when I opened an excel or Word file residing on the network PC, this program would rename the file extension so I would have to go to the PC and change the name back. Ridiculous. The people giving good reviews must not be accessing network files. I even paid for full version and reached out to support. No response. Using CX File Explorer now, way better.

  11. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I have been using ES file explorer for several years and I love how handy it is. It has a lot of useful features like it's root features, wlan file sharing, SD card analyst is great, It's got a nice image viewer and video player, can compress and decompress zips, rars and even apk files. I like how it balanced everything, but with the newer releases it feels like it's falling apart. The new design is overwhelming for me, I don't need to see all that. Things like mailbox and the constant pestering me to go premium. I get that you need to make money but if I am really annoyed by the free version, especially after using the old version for years I would not want to pay for this. But that's just my opinion

  12. Matt G-avatar

    Matt G


    ES file explorer used to be amazing. Network drives, FTP, it had it all! Then it started taking over my phone. Popping up constantly telling me to optimize my files, how I'm running out of space. Even after disabling the pop-ups outside of the app, whenever a new "feature" would come out they're all back. The app itself was almost unusable with all the bloatware. The final straw came today when I saw a new icon on my home page for a "note checker" and new notifications. Goodbye ES file explorer, you will be missed.

  13. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I can't figure out what is going on with my Microsoft OneDrive Account? I've been using ES to access my onedrive account for years and never had any issues, but in the past 2 weeks I've had nothing but connection issues. My hotmail account stopped working on 1/7. Then It worked briefly again on 1/8. I had no luck until today 1/22. It worked all day today but I just got the same "Not Found" error message again tonight. Any ideas on what is going on? Is this something you are working on?

  14. Kailash Purohit-avatar

    Kailash Purohit


    At first, I would like to complement the developers for such a wonderful app. However, I've observed that whenever I rename a folder in External SD card, it gets corrupted and shows as an unknown file of 0 byte size. As a workaround, and after trying to recover for few hours, I've found that simply restarting the phone solves the issue. Otherwise I'd almost lost a ton of pics I moved from internal memory. Still I would like to have this issue resolved. (There is no error while renaming in internal memory. And renaming in Ext SD works fine with native file explorer.)

  15. Prateek Srivastava-avatar

    Prateek Srivastava


    From 5 stars to 1... Es swipe is the one and only reason I am uninstalling es file explorer. Please don't try to force a widget to your users. Even when I turn it off, it says "on" as if I didn't just do anything. So annoying. Moreover it didn't even go after uninstalling the app. Shame on you people. I loved ES File explorer. Never downloading again. You lost a very old (since gingerbread) user. I am saying as if you care. Good bye.

  16. Ofentse Moropa-avatar

    Ofentse Moropa


    The app is amazing in every way. It helps a lot when it comes to sorting out space and deleting duplicate files and temporary files that are no longer needed. It is a very helpful app for me as someone that works with large files that are mostly compressed. To be able to extract info on a phone is really special. I just wish that it was a bit customizable in the sense of themes and wallpapers. Other than that, a perfect 5...

  17. Tony Hake-avatar

    Tony Hake


    Have used it for years on a number of tablets and was happy with it. Now have an issue that has cropped up in the past week where when opening a PDF from ES File Explorer to Acrobat Reader, Acrobat does not save changes to the file (despite saying it did). I don’t believe it is a bug in Reader as if I open the PDF from other file managers, it works perfectly fine. Have verified this issue on multiple devices. Tried removing / reinstalling, etc.

  18. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    JUST BUY IT NOW. JUST BUY PRO - NOW. BUY IT. BUY PRO. Yes the newer "free" versions are more annoying than the older free versions but the Pro version is low-cost. So buy Pro and get on with life. If you have any technical knowledge of computers and tablets, the Pro version is a no-brainer, and you will be very happy with the tons of features for less than 5 bucks. I would pay twice what ES is asking for Pro. This is excellent software. You will be finding more and more useful features as you go. I just set up my tablet as an FTP server and am running my backup software thru the door that ES File Explorer opened. That's just ONE of dozens of capabilities. You can access anything on your PC network via your phone or tablet. Just Buy It and give ES Global some credit for good work.

  19. just a rock-avatar

    just a rock


    This is the best file explorer I have ever used, I always put it on every device I have. The wireless file sharing & LAN file exploring features are very useful; you can send your friend an application if they can't find it anywhere, or you could copy your favourite music from your desktop. You don't have to sort through your big box of cables to find the right one anymore, just put both devices on the same network or connect them with Bluetooth. What happened to ES Task Manager though?

  20. Joseph Trevino-avatar

    Joseph Trevino


    A once great application has turned into a clunky tool full of bloat. The notifications, ads and useless extras make the application a pain to use. I understand the need to support development with advertising but don't hound me with ads when I am not using the application. Nor do I need a File Explorer to do anything other than let me manage and use files. I am sure I could clean up the problems within the settings, but I should not need to spend 30 minutes cleaning up the developers mess.

  21. DoctahJonez-avatar



    Nowadays, the interface is very bloated with chunky assets, and a few useless features, but this has more useful features than many standard managers. As you get a decent amount of tools and functions for reading your files. Which are mostly supported. The notable tools would be the text editor, movie player, and music player. You shouldn't rely on any of the bundled in tools if you have more convenient options. You can also extract RAR files which is something over an average stock file manager.

  22. Niyam Bhushan-avatar

    Niyam Bhushan


    Too nosy. Too many unnecessary permissions requested. Anytime I do some stuff on the phone this app suddenly fires up momentarily. The developer may respond to this message and explain how everything is for my convenience, but I'm not convinced until I truly know what is going on inside the app, how much data is synced to your servers, what data, and why. And how you will use the data. Hence uninstalling

  23. Lund 243-avatar

    Lund 243


    Installed this on my Android-powered TV. The navigation is extremely clunky when using the directional buttons on the remote - it never goes where you'd like it to! And, as I've always got a USB drive plugged into the TV, every time I turn the TV on it asks me whether I want to open the app for the connected USB device. There's no way to disable this pop up so it comes up every time! Uninstalled for these reasons

  24. Roman R-avatar

    Roman R


    Used to be the best, but now it just turned into Bloat-ware. Way too many useless features and way too many ads. Slow to load and feels sluggish. Long time user but I can't take it anymore. I recommend trying "File Manager +". Has all the same advanced features (like remote PC access, root explorer etc.) but with a clean and fast interface. Kind of the way ES used to be. P.S. - After uninstalling my phone just runs noticeably faster overall. Apps take less time to load etc. This app was worse than I thought.

  25. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    A very good file explorer. Switched to it after using Astro for better part of a decade. After the update to Pie, Astro became kind of useless (cuz it stopped showing my internal storage files, meaning I had no access to anything in my phones memory), so I installed ES. I was immediately impressed with the features it had to offer, so I kept it and its now my go to file explorer. It easily allows me to access anything in my internal storage, as well as my SD card. Definitely recommend this file explorer/manager. I would definitely say this is an absolutely must have app... Don't think I need to say anything more!!!

  26. Dmitry Kim-avatar

    Dmitry Kim


    lots of ads. lots of unnecessary functions. and subscription model. rly? subscription for file manager? upd: its not about money, guys. I'd love to buy es fe in some previous ui version, without unnecessary functions (or with an option to hide it deep inside), and for a fixed price. but now i've tried to "hide ads" and it offers me a subscription. why? what functions of file manager could be improved so much, regularly, so I need to pay every month?

  27. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    It is a powerful file manager application. It has those features which were beyond my expectations. But this app runs in the background without any reason. Please correct this behaviour. The Note Editor stops responding while opening large text files, if I delete files from Google drive, it generally goes into trash, but by this app, files are getting permanently deleted. Please correct these annoying things, then I will give ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. Other things are OK.

  28. Scott Minikhiem-avatar

    Scott Minikhiem


    Well right off you can't trust these reviews because it prompts you for reviews, and if you rate it poorly it doesn't put you through to the app store. Interface kind of sucks. Ads are all over the thing and they are mixed right in with everything. Can't really tell what's what. You find the thing youre looking for, then you have to dig through to find it over and over again. It just kinda sucks, then one star for the unethical rating trick they pulled here.

  29. Chris W-avatar

    Chris W


    WARNING. Installs SPYWARE that displays continuous, persistent, intrusive advertisements even after you uninstall the app. Google "congratulations you won" and "es file explorer" for proof. Avoid unless you want to reinstall your system to get rid of the SPYWARE. These problems have been happening since at least 2016 with issues in 2017, 2018 and 2019. There are also reports that the app is constantly sending data to China about phone usage. Lots of evidence online about the shady nature of this app. AVOID

  30. Yogesh Patel-avatar

    Yogesh Patel


    There is a serious bug for external storage in ES file explorer. When a file gets cut and pasted from one path to another within that external storage (here, the sd card), the storage space is expected to remain the same, but here it gets increased by adding the size of the file getting moved to another location. When the device is rebooted, this problem gets solved (storage space is displayed as expected post reboot)

  31. Ken Wadsworth-avatar

    Ken Wadsworth


    This was one of my most used apps which became better with the addition media player etc. Some months ago my tablet began slowing down . (I have infinite patience having cut my teeth on the blue screen of death of early versions of Windows). However, the boundaries of infinity were extended by the constant slllooowwwing down locking up and rebooting. a I did a factory reset and much, much more and now my most used apps will not re-install . Uninstalled es file explorer and magically my tab was back to NEW performance,and has stayed that way for 3 weeks ,but my most used apps will still not re-install. I now use another file manager which is ok. NOW this pariah has re-installed installed itself from somewhere. Is there no escape from this pestilence or is infinity about to implode into the infinitesimal?

  32. The Bear's Hiking & Outdoorsmans Club-avatar

    The Bear's Hiking & Outdoorsmans Club


    Used it one time , yesterday but it uses so much data when it's not being used and it's constantly sending data at the end of every morning in the early morning it makes me feel like it's upto something shady. Why would it be sending 12,999 kbs of data when it's not being used exactly? And why does it eat 26%of my battery when it's not even in use, sounds to me like this app is actually stealing information about what I'm doing more than anything else. Well it won't be able to do so anymore as I'm trashing it. I'll just use androzip it doesn't do this nonsense and only uses stuff when in use.

  33. Mohammad Mahdi-avatar

    Mohammad Mahdi


    This is a great app but the recent versions have one downside which have made me stop updating it: When opening an image, ES File Explorer only opens that ONE image and no previous/next files are sent to the viewing app (like QuickPic). So when you want to browse a folder of pictures you have to tap on the first one, watch it, tap back and then tap on the next one... You can't just tap on one image and in the viewer app (like QuickPic) just swipe left or right to see the previous and next image

  34. hamzah _M-avatar

    hamzah _M


    The best file browser I have ever seen so far. I mean, it has sooo many cool features that helped me a lot and I don't think they will be available in other file browsing apps. Such as selecting an interval of files, moving freely every where, supports root explorer, including a package of file opening applications (edit note, photo browser... Etc), allowing to change the type of file or even it's name not only 1, BUT A GROUP OF FILES AT THE SAME TIME! .

  35. Alisa M-avatar

    Alisa M


    Honestly. And I have tried several over the years, not to replace ES, it has always been the best, but to see if there might possibly be one better, there's... better than all in one toolbox, I have had it on my phone and the hundreds of phones I've had over the years..Its amazing, if I could suggest one way to make it better and the only way... allow root access to devices...Its perfect other then that.

  36. justin franklin-avatar

    justin franklin


    Do not, i repeat DO NOT ever download this app !! unless you want data loss. i was moving files to my usb flash drive and all of a sudden.. it DELETED EVERYTHING.. everything was gone. over 50 gb of personal files and backups just gone and can't be recovered.. this app is a poor, poor excuse for a file manager and I will never use it again. Doesnt deserve a single star.

  37. Steve J-avatar

    Steve J


    The description shows a lot of great features and at least one review states that it is a full-featured app. LIES. You have to pay for the premium version to get the best features. Now I don't have a problem paying for a good app but I do have a problem with bait and switch tactics like this. Don't describe a full-featured product but deliver a stripped down version with telling us.

  38. Mark Porter-avatar

    Mark Porter


    So I'm at 3 starts. I love this app BUT! I combed through the other one-star star reviews. EVERYONE is super upset about the ads?! I haven't seen this yet, I'm returning because I'm reading great things. Es is always been a great application I'm going to move my three stars to 5 because I'm excited will return if I find the ads disappointing. FYI.. 25y making a living as a Net Admin / electronics technician & touring musician.

  39. Amir Rezaii-avatar

    Amir Rezaii


    Best file explorer I've found. Worst price. The second star is only because the app works very well, otherwise I'd rate 1 star because of the subscription model just to get rid of ads. This is greedy. If you want to charge for major revisions/features, that's fine; but don't charge a subscription just because you want a recurring revenue stream to fix bugs and work on your app. I refuse out of principle. Too bad, it used to be a great app.

  40. WAFFEN COLLIDER-avatar



    What happened with the note editor? Tonight, I noticed the format changed and it has no function. When I clicked on it to jot down a note, the screen is blank except for a header with a back button/icon and a bottom slide type configuration (0%...) . Nothing happens when I tap on the screen, so there is no way to bring up the keynoard and leave a note configure the page.

  41. Vaughn Jardine-avatar

    Vaughn Jardine


    I did not give a 5 because on my S8+ and then S10+, if you select a folder of jpgs, while you can slide from photo to photo you cannot pinch zoom on some of them. It's a hit and miss. They can all zoom in the default gallery app. This needs to be fixed. I have the latest update and still having the issue. I'm a photographer and many times when clients send photos I cannot zoom in. It's a bit annoying.

  42. Koshelev Ivan-avatar

    Koshelev Ivan


    Downloaded to see if it can handle network, but it demanded me to install some 3rd party trash apps to even let me try. Way to go, loosing a pro-version purchaser in less than 5 minutes. Following the answer from dev team. Look, ads are fine by me, if i end up using an app - i buy PRO anyways. What is not fine is requiring me to install other unrelated apps, possibly viruses, on my device.

  43. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This has been a huge help! I've been using it since 2 years and honesty it's better than the default file explorers. Last night, i got pop up ads on my home screen and i wasn't able to see the app's name as it was hidden. I couldn't even find it in the app drawer. But using the es app, i found it and uninstalled it. :)

  44. Ralf Schmidtke-avatar

    Ralf Schmidtke


    Hello, your client does not support TLS session resumption. Not requiring session resumption allows session stealing attacks. The problem with FTP is that the data connection does not authenticate the client: Imagine you a want to upload a new version of your website. To initiate the transfer your client sends the PASV command followed by the STOR command. The server opens a port and waits for the client to connect to it and upload the file. Now an attacker comes along and figures out the port the server listens on. He connects to the port before you can and uploads a piece of malware to your website. TLS session resumption prevents this, it acts as a form of authentication. If the TLS session of the data connection matches the session of the control connection, both the client and the server have the guarantee that the data connection is genuine. Any mismatch in sessions indicates a potential attack. Possible to fix this with the next Update from ES Files Explorer ?? Kind Regards Ralf

  45. Christylynn Reynolds-avatar

    Christylynn Reynolds


    I used this app for quite some time and when my phone was broken I tried getting on the new one but it says my password is wrong. I'm very positive it isn't but there is no way to change it or login otherwise. It is kind of upsetting being I saved important things with this app and now can't use it. If this was not an issue it would get 5 stars.

  46. dispute one-avatar

    dispute one


    Fantastic app. I think after the last update that there is a problem accessing lan networks. I can no longer access my shared files on my android devices. Please rectify this. Edit. Update, I only have the problem when I have my debian based linux machine plugged into an ethernet cable. The problem doesn't appear when I use a wireless connection for the same machine. It's a really strange bug, I haven't tried other linux OS.

  47. Colin Spear-avatar

    Colin Spear


    Could not function without this device. As a quadriplegic I don't get to just get out of bed to manage files on my pc. With this app I can easily manipulate files, stream movies, or synchronise files on my network. There are NO annoying pop up adverts or ads you have to watch to access much needed features. Well worth the download.

  48. Jack Casterella-avatar

    Jack Casterella


    ES File Explorer used to be great. I remember it back in the old days of Android Jelly Bean. It was by far the best file explorer on the market. Now, it is bloated, slow, and full of ads. It has way too many features, is way too complicated, and has many gimmicks that don't belong in a file explorer at all. I'm going open source from now on.

  49. Sallo-avatar



    The app does a great job at managing files, but is obsessed with being your all-around tool and making you see advertisements, even going as far as adding an unnecessary "messages" page, which literally takes news for other sites like yahoo news just to put ads in-between, making the app annoyingly bloated. Oh, and if you want to remove ads, use a night theme, use smb 2.0 or chech system-hidden files you need one dollar per month.

  50. Andrew Ness-avatar

    Andrew Ness


    Bloated and over extended. Used to be great but now outs trying to do too many things and basic features don't work like LAN file exploring. Nags you about things you download and things you install. Tries to get you to install other apps to unlock features. In response to the developer, the adds aren't why I uninstalled the app. Even the baiting to install other apps for features aren't what pushed me over the edge because I've been using this app since I had my Galaxy S2 and loved it. It.s that things just don't see to work as well as they used to when you had fewer features. The tipping point for me was that the app can't find anything on my network and others can.

  51. Kakistocracy-avatar



    I always use this app as my backup Root File Explorer. I never quite like its interface. I need a simple interface like windows PC file manager. Sometimes my main Root Explorer failed to show SDCard content depending on the Android version and device model, but this app always do but I am not switching to use this app exclusively due to its interface. There is a danger lurking in this app. In the background it always try to connect to the internet for God knows what reason. My AdBlocker is always asking for permission to block or allow it to connect. I configured my AdBlocker to always block.

  52. Harlan Barcus-avatar

    Harlan Barcus


    2/4/2019 Update: No fix, no update from Dev, 1 less star. 1/16/19 Update: This was a terrific file management app, with access to the device, external SD card, network, and cloud. But the Microsoft OneDrive link broke. Here is the email I got when I reported the bug: "Sorry, the onedrive network disk api expires, you need to re-access the api, this may take some time, please be patient. very sorry for the inconvenience! - With regards, ES Support Team" When fixed, I'll restore my 5-star rating.

  53. Joachim Larsen-avatar

    Joachim Larsen


    Update: what is with the unexplained permission creep? If you are going to do an update that needs new permissions to install, at least explain why. Prev: was looking for a file manager that would let me browse network drives and stream movies - this app was the first I came across that would let me do just that without hassle. I actually came here to buy it - looks like a review is the best I can do to thank them. Thanks! ***** it is now 5 years later and still feel content - what are the competitors to this?

  54. Viju Xavier-avatar

    Viju Xavier


    Excellent application for exploring the mobile. Some suggestions: Please add the ability to rearrange the order of the shortcut icons on Home Screen. Also please add feature to choose which icons to hide and which ones to show. The application lacking the ability to view a zip file within another zip file. Music folder automatically scans and shows recent audio files. Please include ability to choose which files to show and play. Choosing and hiding recent files is also to be included.

  55. Sabrina Row.-avatar

    Sabrina Row.


    Works well and gets the jobs done. It let's you dive into the files of your phone, delete pictures, move files, and even suggests things you should to delete to free up storage. I sometimes use it to move some of my pictures to a Micro SD Card, although sometimes moving things don't work. The ads aren't disruptive at all. In short, it's a great app that does what it claims, but there is room for improvement.

  56. Google User-avatar

    Google User


    This app use to be my favor app with all kinds useful feature but now it is too intrusive and running like a malware. It has three service running at background using 190MB memory and battery at all the time. Place additional app icon without my knowledge. I expect an app terminated and release all memory back to the system but it did not. I'll update this review if they correct it. To developer: may be you can put it in setting so user can control when and how this app runs.

  57. Luna Capurnicus-avatar

    Luna Capurnicus


    Useless icon appears on your home screen every time you open the app. Always getting notifications that the app has closed even when not directly in use. Controls fairly easy and may be good for a single job, but if you plan to use it a lot, the reappearing icons after you've deleted them and notifications it stopped working gets very annoying.

  58. E.D.-avatar



    There are several great features from this app. The ones I like are access to the trash bin (deletes can be restored from bin), record phone calls,easy to find files, option to delete several things at one time, able to listen to music in the ES app also this app analysis and clean for more space. In addition to showing a percentage of how much space is used up on my phone.

  59. Siraj-avatar



    Sorry for late reply. As I said before; after installation (updating to v4. it shows 2 options : "Uninstall" & "Enable" (NO APPS showed this before). Choosing 2nd option makes Playstore crash. Each time device (v8.1.0) restarts app gets disappeared, uninstallation takes much more time. Also it doesn't show up in All Apps Settings (also not in App drawer after device restarts). Thanks for being concerned & for the tempting offer, but I just want the problem gets fixed. Please help me out.

  60. Hero For Hire-avatar

    Hero For Hire


    There is a reasonable amount of function which is unhindered by ads. There are ads, and you can work around them. It is well coded and hasn't been rendered useless by the marketing yahoos. With that essential info passed on... Flat out one of the best i/o apps out there, especially if your on many heterogeneous networks. Hooahh

  61. dino Snake-avatar

    dino Snake


    The recently revealed hidden HTTP server with its security flaw, plus the software bloat of useless functions added (spyware?), ads, and other things, is just too much to bear any more. We've put up with the constant degrading of this app since it was bought out but it seems to have finally gone too far. I used you for years, now need to kick you to the curb as you've turned into a thug behind our backs. Sad.

  62. Jishnu Datta-avatar

    Jishnu Datta


    In the current version the developer boasts about the new feature of identifying all music files in memory and add them in the playlist automatically even if you play one single song. What they don't get is it's not a feature of glory rather a drawback. Now I am not able to select few songs and play just those without creating a new playlist. If I need to listen to particular songs in any order earlier I could just choose and pick and add to currently playing list and listen which is impossible.

  63. Sotirios Priftis-avatar

    Sotirios Priftis


    This version is a complete disaster. Unecessary, crazy design, super mini competely unreadable fonts-even with 160% zoom-. And won't move, or couldn't find how to move th f files from internal to SD storage. I understand that the classic version must be the one I had used before. But I am abandoning this developer and installing another app ladies and gentlemen.

  64. Akshay Gulati-avatar

    Akshay Gulati


    Used to be a nice app but now it is full of useless and irrelevant features like file log notifications, sender, etc. Also, many of its features like accessing system files, theme used to be good but they needs to be unlocked by installing another third party app. If one installs them and unlock the features to find that they no longer work as in earlier versions. I wanted to access ringtones and wallpapers but I can't, I tried the same in many smartphones but doesn't work as it used to be.

  65. Alejandro Javier-avatar

    Alejandro Javier


    Well, been using this app for quite a time now but it sometimes has some very important issues. This is the last time I let them happen. Was moving my camera videos from the Internal hard drive to my SD card, which already had a folder called camera. Asked if I wanted to overwrite, and the answer was not to. It deleted the entire folder from my storage, and further, didn't even put it in the bin. The media with my family from the last weekend, all lost. Can't accept this.

  66. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app is pretty amazing for my needs. I have used other similar apps in the past, but for the last couple of years I haven't needed to try anything else. Oh, and this app keeps getting better, which tells me that the minds behind this app take their work serious enough to provide this more than adequate tool to the masses. 5 STARS!

  67. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Great for backing up apps and moving them to other devices using different Play store regions. Can move data over just about any type of connection, including CIFS shares over wifi, so usually much faster to copy wirelessly than bluetooth. Many features, all reliable and useful! I've used this app for years, on many devices over many versions.

  68. Bobbicus 001-avatar

    Bobbicus 001


    Back in the earlier days of this app, it was well and truly the best file explorer available for android. Over the last couple of years the devs have run it into the ground, adding bloatware and ads galore, such as their fast charge thing, plus leaving your phone wide open to anyone who can use port forwarding. Ads on your lock screen that will take you straight to Google Play Store on unlocking, needing all sorts of permissions it shouldn't (why would a file browser need to make/recieve calls?)

  69. Kevin McGuire-avatar

    Kevin McGuire


    I am rating this three stars only because it has a data bloat problem. Other than that, it's a good app. The app size is less than 48 MB but I just discovered that with data it was consuming 383 MB. Clear the data and it's under 48 MB again. I just don't have room on my phone for any apps I have to monitor.

  70. Spork Star-avatar

    Spork Star


    Its a good app and id only give it less than 5 if there were things wrong with it that it could do better. Which there are. For example its kinda tedious to move stuff from an sd card to the internal memory, alot of navigating involved. A shortcut to each drive could solve that. Also the Logger is useless for identifying new activity from app updates to find out where the extra 200mb came from for instance, which is the only reason id want to use a logger.

  71. Deepak Gupta-avatar

    Deepak Gupta


    I had this application almost from the start when it came out. I found that features that i used to like on this app are now not available anymore, freely. Why should i download junk to my device to use feature in your app (main reason for 1 rating). As if screen full of ads was not enough. For basic feature default file manger is sufficient. Hence deleted the app. bye bye ES, not going to miss you at all.

  72. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Somehow this app got on my phone. All of a sudden my photo's are being downloaded somewhere and shared when I never did anything except take a photo. Basically couldn't get into my photo's to download them or pull them from one computer to another. This crappy software hijacked my phone. I had to reset the phone and lost everything... I would never use this product and wish it had not shown up on my phone! I would highly suggest people stay away or pay close attention to what this software will do by itself!

  73. Daniel Mamesah-avatar

    Daniel Mamesah


    Very nice useful app for file managing and junk files cleaner simple look but complex complete choices and more tools makes it perfect. If you guys want the ads to disappear you can just buy the premium version, it is not worthless to buy it. I think it even much more better in the pro version everything is complete !This the best file manger & explorer in the world ! Thank you for dev of this app I really appreciate your work.

  74. Steve Leach-avatar

    Steve Leach


    One of the best file managers on Google Play, but that doesn't say much. Like most software, or "aps", on Google Play there are ads and popups asking for reviews and UI space take up by "paid features"... I finally discovered F-Droid, a repository of all free and open source software and now FINALLY got to uninstall this horrible commercial spammy thing and have installed "Simple File Manager" which is just that... no annoyances, ads, and certainly no "Paid Features". Glad to finally be free of this "Ap".

  75. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    The app used to show system folders located in folder "/" without being root (that was the only reason i have installed it), but know it doesn't show them. It tries to force me to install undesired apps in order to (may be ) let me see system folder and files. The app is not what it was before. At the moment, it doesn't worth even a minute of my time. I am uninstalling.

  76. Giorgi Gzirishvili-avatar

    Giorgi Gzirishvili


    Adware and privacy nightmare. It was great in the beginning; however, after a few updates, it gradually started requesting more and more permissions to access nearly everything. Why don't I send you guys nudes too? If some of the features require more permissions, it can request them on a per-feature basis. I don't want a file manager app with such an extensive, yet unnecessary permissions.

  77. John H-avatar

    John H


    I can no longer access my Microsoft OneDrive Account. I am hoping there is a work around or fix for this soon. It stopped working on 1/7 around 7pm CST and temporarily worked yesterday with remote sync disabled, but as of 1/11 I'm still getting the message "not found" when trying to sign in. I reached out to Microsoft but quickly realized that I'm able to sign in on the OneDrive app, my file esplorer in windows still syncs up with my account online, and I can access all of my files via the onedrive website.

  78. NoodleLuvMay-avatar



    I tried to move all the camera photos (DCIM, around 4000 of them) to my SD card, then because there was repeated named folders it asked me if I want to replace or cancel, so I tapped on 'cancel'; Then what happened was that the whole folder was gone, and nothing can be found anywhere, there were in total 15 G of photos and they were definitely just deleted permanately as the internal storage had been saved by 15G. There were lots of important photos and could not be found again just because of the bug it had.

  79. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app eats storage space. This app is good at helping out with finding files but if you look around inside it, you're going to find that it creates random screenshots and images of ads and stuff and it will eat up storage inside your phone. You need to get Malwarebytes or something else to remove the part of the part of the app which does that and you'll be good. The devs of the app may remove this review but I'll repost just in Case.

  80. LickTheCheese-avatar



    just plain bad. relies on file extensions for file type and is filled with useless bloatware. would not recommend. edit: i do not mind ads, however i DO mind the useless bloatware that just takes up space, and makes annoying notifications every time you install an app. this is advertised as a file manager, and therefor should not have some useless "file cleaner" or "task sleeper"

  81. Potastic Panda-avatar

    Potastic Panda


    It's a neat app... Allows otg transfer from phone to pendrive and vice versa. Easy to use. Hassle free. And allows me to visualize the redundant data files, new data files and helps me manage space better. It even has a clean up function... I don't usually write reviews but this app is exceptionally good!!! Nice work developers!

  82. 2 Timothy 2:15-avatar

    2 Timothy 2:15


    If you are looking for an app that helps you to organize your smartphone files and data perfectly well to your taste. Then this very app is the best ever created for that purpose and even lot more cool things... Honestly, if there is more to 5 Stars..., say 10 stars, I would hit it for this app. I recommend this for any CEO or heavy office freak! Developer, please keep the well articulated good work coming!

  83. Babak Mahmoudian-avatar

    Babak Mahmoudian


    I installed this app looking for some tool to help connect via smb2, later on after watching some ads I realized that's a commercial feature, meanwhile I tried other features and found it to be an actually very useful and nice app. So here is a revised review. Very special thanks to developers for their awesome job. One suggestion: Please specifically write down in the introduction of the app which features are not available and which are for sale only, so that one such as myself wouldn't waste time on something that is not there.

  84. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    after i got it i would get random popups every 10 second because of this app , my phone would explode with something that would pop up and say " this application is not responding , would you like to close it ?" and it wouldnt stop will about every application forcing me to restart my device just for it to happen again about ten minutes after i turn it back on. i hope no one has to go through what i went through

  85. BugsNRoses-avatar



    All though the app has been my favourite since my Moto e, i have found some bugs, sometimes the app wont show open file option, under the app selection, when try to open a file, may be its conflict with Phones default settings, i am a software tester, so it was my habbit of reporting bugs😂, hope you guys fix it, on the nxt release, Thanks for the app

  86. Salubi Oghenetega michael-avatar

    Salubi Oghenetega michael


    Totally the BEST. MUST HAVE APP FOR ANDROID USERS!! I had a stubborn file virus that refused to be deleted from my phone, I plugged my phone to computer but the file hid the entire folder it resides, I downloaded Android Avast, AVG, McAfee Antivirus to remove it but it will not listen. Then I downloaded Es file explorer manager , deleted the folder of the corrupt file and it ran to recycle bin. I chased it there and deleted it finally. This App is absolutely the Best I recommend it, it manages everything and take care of corrupt files and folders. I will certainly use it each time I buy a new Android phone.

  87. Thomas McDermott-avatar

    Thomas McDermott


    Tried to use it to connect Android devices to a shared hard drive on my home network. You either pay for premium or download bloatware. Edit in response to their response. I was not given an option to watch an ad. It was either download bloatware or pay a fee to use the basic network features. Don't sell yourself short.

  88. Jade Clarissa-avatar

    Jade Clarissa


    ((This is the best manager app you can fine, I wouldn't go without it)), Edit, app crashes when opening some game files in the note editor. Also I have been subscribed to premium for months now, I accidently uninstalled es file explorer but reinstalled right away but the app seems to think I'm not a premium member even though Google play store confirms in my subscriptions, everything was fine at first I had no problems what so ever, but now there are problems like crashing, causing my device to lag, not cleaning my cache at all... among alot of others as well....

  89. Carla Sobotta Pollock-avatar

    Carla Sobotta Pollock


    Some good features, incl allowing me to incl both of my Dropbox accts. But not perfect. Extremely disappointed by two (2) items, in particular. First ...Would be much more useful and convenient, were there to be a "Backups" BUTTON on the main screen. RIGHT THERE, with one tap opening up the Folder, into ICON VIEW mode. I frequently upload to Dropbox, ONLY THROUGH a better-featured File Manager. Second ... There's NO SCROLLING BETWEEN images.

  90. Dan K-avatar

    Dan K


    I used to love this app until EZ swipe appeared without my permission. Nothing bothers me more than to find an app which installed itself without my express permission. for some time now, I've had an app called EZ Swipe appearing on my tablet which spawned from ES File explorer. That said, my tolerance for this kind of behavior is zero, and I'm uninstalling this app after leaving this rating.

  91. Jared Kunz-avatar

    Jared Kunz


    I first downloaded this app many years ago, when I wanted a basic File Explorer. Now they've added so many extra things to it but it's just annoying, I just want to browse my files and be able to search them and open them. Not a one-man bands do a thousand things send you notifications annoying app

  92. Theresa A-avatar

    Theresa A


    I've been using this app for years. I've never had an issue or a complaint. It does what it's supposed to do, which is give me access to all of my files on my phone and sd card, allowing me to move, copy, etc. all without any problems. One of the very few apps that is so completely straight forward, easy to use, and is willing to sacrifice annoying glitz but not speed and many ways to access and manipulate my files. It is one of the top 5 apps that I immediately install when I get a new device.

  93. Wes Brown-avatar

    Wes Brown


    I used to love this app i used it and some of the other plugins all the time and now i seem to be getting alot of popups from it and everytime i turn my phone on i have some ad from this addon i know you guys have to pay for things and this and that but there are other options out there that can do the same thing this addon can do without all the extra im sure you guys have seen the amount of users go down or not up in the way that it would if it were like the original es file explorer In the past i would have given this addon 5 stars hands down and i would recommend it to everyone but now im not even certain im going to put it on my new phone now or not the user experience just isnt the same as before and the addons is always getting in the way, im sure there is an ad free version but if id have ever bought the app it would've been in a time that i had better experience with it and not feel like im being forced to buy the ad free version because of the ads they have now.. you guys should consider cutting back on them or placing them in differently and not so that they take over my screen every time i unlock my phone.. other than the ads the software is great..

  94. Melchizedek Okpara-avatar

    Melchizedek Okpara


    Ok so this app is good. It's currently the only file manager I'm using but it's really annoying. I don't know why I have to see the start screen every few days when I open the app to click on "Start Now" or having gestures enabled when I hate that feature or the app just moving itself to my home screen when I like my home screen void of apps. The app is good and feature rich but all this annoying little things has me looking for alternatives.

  95. Roberto S-avatar

    Roberto S


    DON'T TRUST NEITHER THE SCORE OR THE OLD REVIEWS. This app has been out for too long. I had been using it since 2010, first they introduced ads with a mandatory update and cluttered the UI, but now they are GRADUALLY AND PURPOSEFULLY LOCKING PREVIOUS FEATURES BEHIND A PAYWALL, for example accessing your PC via a LAN connection is no longer possible without an upgrade, few weeks ago you could. There are free Opensource alternatives to this program so I don't think I'll bother with it anymore. It's a shame, the program works really well but it has been ruined by marketing decisions. Maybe the PRO version is worth it, but these marketing tactics to push the paid version by rendering the free version useless are shameful.

  96. Alan Boehm-avatar

    Alan Boehm


    Amazing capabilities anf flexibility. App is also stable with an intuitive GUI. The only downside for me is that I am unable to connect my Amazon Drive to it. There is an option to add it, but it doesn't work for me. It's possible I am missing a step or a configuration. So it either doesn't work, or getting it to work isn't intuitive. Everything else is fab.

  97. Jacob Cross-avatar

    Jacob Cross


    Good app all around. Would give 5 stars if there was less bloat and better prompts for enabling screen overlays. Over all, works very well for what it needs to do. My only gripe right now is that my OneDrive "is not found" for some reason. Fully closed the app, rebooted my device, still somehow can't find my OneDrive.

  98. Yolandi Vicker-avatar

    Yolandi Vicker


    A third party app came with hidden adware app that had ads constantly popping up randomly. After a few failed scans with antivirus apps I remembered my old friend ES Manager. Straight away I could see the app causing me problems. Simple uninstall along with a folder delete and my problem was no more. Best app imo for digging deep into your files.

  99. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This is the best app. It has and will foreva be the only one I use, when I say it has like, it damn sure has been the ONLY ONE. Every time I get a new phone this app is already saved to my SD so then book out comes the EZ FILE EXPLORER, FOLLOWED BY THE EZ MEDIA PLAYER! I just cannot even start to talk about the EZ SENDER option via my app mngr either... Like somebody has to get the word out on that, for me being in the age of the computer hacker I know using the SENDER is a huge relief for me whenever I need to send anything to anyone it's a gimmie that they are gonna get to downloading if they don't already have it bc I don't want to turn on my btooth in public.. So bravo sure an ma'am's, talk get 5 *starz*

  100. Collin Joseph-avatar

    Collin Joseph


    I've been using this app since my first smart phone and I love it. It give you a great and easy way to manage and access your files. The analysis aspect of it could use a bit more developing. By that I mean it should allow you to access the files it analysed. Other than that, it's a great app for file management.

  101. Tom-avatar



    After years of using this app I've decided to uninstall it. It has become too heavy, too big, too slow with too many intrusive adds and "features" that are more annoying than useful. I really don't need my file manager app to scan my system or run additional threads in the background slowing my phone down and displaying useless popups. Thanks.

  102. Péter Mészáros-avatar

    Péter Mészáros


    I have been using version which was the latest Ad and bloatware free version, but now it is discovered that there is a BACKDOOR in every version. They can get your files remotely. I hated this software after they went bloatware and I hate it now. Of course they fixed the backdoor but still unusable because of the ads.

  103. Mario Alberto-avatar

    Mario Alberto


    Only 4 stars because needs a big improvement for NVidia Shield tv devices, it is perfect if you're using a mouse, but not you're using a shield controller and sometimes you just don't know where are you on the screen because the colors contrasts. Give a thumps up if you're in the same situation like me.

  104. Deepak Sharma-avatar

    Deepak Sharma


    But I cannot delete a playlist from ES Media Player. How I can do it as unwanted songs get played everytime. This has become an issue now. I am using this app for years but now when i creat a playlist and play it with ES Media player then instead of playing playlist it starts playing next song in alphabetical order from all songs. Please respond.

  105. Dalton A.-avatar

    Dalton A.


    The subscription business model sucks. I'd like to support app developers for creating/maintaining good apps but allow us to buy it outright. the current $11.99/year subscription plan is over-priced considering over 5 years, it would cost $60.00 and I dont even own a copy, I just rent a copy. in the crowded field of file managers in Google play, it is really, really hard to justify the cost you're asking users to shell out.

  106. Caro RF-avatar

    Caro RF


    I really love this app. In the 2 years that I've been using it, it has never failed me, crushed , or missed any files. It lets me hear audios, see pictures and videos better than apps that are built for that sole purpose. It's also super easy to use/understand.

  107. Bruce B-avatar

    Bruce B


    lol @ this user interface... was this ever tested to work on an Android TV with just a remote? (no virtual KB support?) a nightmare navigation; 3 shades of white work spaces and random cursor movement jumping between. example, I am scrolling down a list, cursor jumps 2 spaces left and continues down until noticed... was not sure how to access the options at bottom; had to move around randomly and squint to see cursor has selected search; after entering 1st letter into search box, cursor is off somewhere again. also- my premium license is 'not compatible' with Android TV?

  108. SlickFlair 859-avatar

    SlickFlair 859


    What Did You Do On This Last Update?! 1 The SELECT ALL function is gone so you cant mass move items from one folder to another. Put it back or im removing this. 2 The MOVE TO dialog box on the screen is cut way too short so you have to scroll down to find folders. And in some cases, it cuts off the OK confirmation button at the bottom so you cant finalize the move. Fix this or app gets removed. idk why yall messed with functions that didnt have any issues but you need to do better & fast.

  109. Marwan Almoflhi-avatar

    Marwan Almoflhi


    In the last update in December 2018 there is something not right between this application and vlc player, vlc instances opened through ES can not be resumed, i think that there is a problem in the last update, please check it. Also ES forget my Gestures saved earlier before the update, and it goes to my old photos and notify me that they are new files.

  110. Kevin Furden-avatar

    Kevin Furden


    The fille management capabilities are great but one feature I found really cool. Is the activity lig. It let's you know when you phone is doing shady things. Like when the camera is turned on and photos are taken of you just when you open an app like pandora. Creepy... but this App. LOVE IT!

  111. Alicia Walker-avatar

    Alicia Walker


    full featured, very helpful due to everything you're able to do with it, plus it has the ability to connect to your cloud storage accounts (like google drive, dropbox, etc.) i really like the connectivity to cloud storage because it saves me tons and tons of space on my device aswell as time spent, by making it extremely simple to just select, copy, and paste files from my device or sd card right into my Google drive account! thank you developers for a 5 ✭ ✮ ☆ ★ ✪ app! 👌🏼👏🏼👩🏼

  112. Colanah-avatar



    It's certainly nice enough for a pre installed app, but it's incredibly unintuitive for a non soft ware engineer type. I just don't find it easy to navigate or use, so i rarely even open the app unless driven by a desperate need. It shouldn't feel so hard to use.

  113. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    No point in paying for a subscription. It's not Netflix, doesn't provide content and offers less than other free competitors. Themes and ads don't deserve the perpetual cost of a monthly subscription. It used to be good. It's clear they are pointlessly greedy for a generally ugly and subpar app.

  114. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    I think it does what it says. I uninstalled after about a week because it started managing parts of my phone without prompting. For example I had to use the app UI to manage my phone's ringtone. Weird. I mean, I got it primarily for file management. Maybe I got the wrong app. ES has a lot of apps.

  115. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    great app for file management. Lots of apps to go go along with this tool. I bought the pro version fpr my rooted nexus 6p. The logger is good. Pick all file types for the logger and see what is being accessed, created or harvested on your phone. Combine with a few more tools and you can at least know what is happening on these half locked Linux servers that make APT type attacks much easier..

  116. Danny Strood-avatar

    Danny Strood


    Pretty good file manager, but I had an issue with MP3s playing from inside it sounding very static filled while using Bluetooth, regardless of which program I chose to actually play them. Had this issue on multiple phones, and seemingly any MP3. Tried the free version of media monkey and they sound perfectly fine again.

  117. John Hall-avatar

    John Hall


    I was asked to rate ES File Explorer at five stars so it could be made better. I like this app but believe that giving 4 stars will generate incentive to make it better to become 5 stars. Often complacency sets in once one reaches the top of their profession. In my opinion, four stars is VERY good and worth the purchase.

  118. Dr Mark Helfand-avatar

    Dr Mark Helfand


    UPDATE: Latest update wiped out my gestures. No support yet. I've had trouble with this app. However, for the past 6 months it has been great. Until today. When I "Add to desktop" a pdf file, I can't open it. I wrote to support. We'll see what happens.

  119. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This app deleted my pictures the ones I liked the most its because of the adds everywhere and the complexed things so I suggest to you to change the place of the adds and write things in order and a little bigger because I have a small screen. Oh and I forgot my password please do something about that too. Except these it is super good,excellent.

  120. Naveen Prashanth-avatar

    Naveen Prashanth


    everything is fine but the page which appears after opening the application (ie., new files 👁️) and logger is taking more than 2 minutes to load. And also if we connect to cloud services it is working well for the first time, after that if we close and reopen the app after some time the cloud file doesn't open and it shows error and doesn't connect to cloud services for the second time. please fix it.

  121. Sebastian Bekx-avatar

    Sebastian Bekx


    They have destroyed this app with built in clean utilities and all this category and advert stuff. With floating buttons. The app was great when it was just for browsing files, create a new app for these other utilities and go back to what this app used to be. RE: Fair play for the reply. I was perhaps a bit harsh in my rating so I've lifted it a little. My main opinion still standard. Create an app 'ES Cleanup Utilities' or something and migrate the integrated and overly invasive built in features to that. Leave ES File Explorer as it was, plain and simple with LAN, FTP, local etc file browing.

  122. Suklesh Rao-avatar

    Suklesh Rao


    I have a small problem. Previously 'play to' feature was a feature I used to use every time and it worked seamlessly. But I don't know whether it was the recent updates or some other problem but now it refuses to play even after I uninstalled reinstalled and even updated both apps of sender and receiving devices. Pls fix it as I use it every time. The receiving device is shown and the popup shows up on the receiving device but once I choose a media player to play it, it does not play.

  123. Wolper A. Dinger-avatar

    Wolper A. Dinger


    sneaky that they don't tell about the premium version in the description. Also not listed separately in the play store. Instead you get hammered with ads and held ransom for buying a premium subscription for $7.-/year. Don't like Microsoft business practices on my android. Annoying enough to uninstall right away.

  124. Peachy Keen-avatar

    Peachy Keen


    Doesn't even deserve 1 star: CONFUSING file system, too little customization, inability to do 99% of stuff I need on the SD card, CAN'T CHANGE TINY ASS FONT, stupid themes, ads even when I went premo... WORTHLESS. Only tried cuz I needed an app that renamed multiple files. 1 thing I half-liked was the feed (KINDA cool only; crashed phone a lot, running Pie on S9) and I kinda liked being able to search by filename. ME: "STOCK 'My Files', I hate to say I MISSED YOU." STOCK APP "Eh? *pixely drool*“

  125. Izuchukwu-Daves Umeji-avatar

    Izuchukwu-Daves Umeji


    So far so good. ES is a very critical app for file management. But I suggest a feature to exclude certain folders from its screening and cleaning function. Example, ES wipes the contents of .xHide folder when cleaning out junk files in Infinix and Tecno mobiles. All secured or hidden media and files in the native xHide app is erased each time ES is used to scan and clean junk files. There's no way to avoid this! This is a very dangerous development that should be corrected.

  126. Stef Tech Surfer-avatar

    Stef Tech Surfer


    Convoluted UI. But the worse is when I'm trying to transfer over 10GB of video to my NAS over LAN... as soon as I go to battery mode AND use another app in foreground, ES will stop, and the activity will be destroyed. :( Seemed to work fine plugged in though... Huawei P10. Please fix. Not reliable for large transfers.

  127. necroslair-avatar



    Used to be one of the best out there. Finally had to delete it as it was causing full screen pop up ads upon unlocking the phone and while not running (ads would pop up - full screen - while running other apps; the strangest would be while watching youtube - the ad would cover the video but the audio would keep playing...)

  128. BlackSrarz-avatar



    *Dont give me a generic response, you know what youre doing!* The app has paywalls everywhere in form of "install this app to unlock x". If having an ad on a tiny part of the screen isnt enough to compensate for the slight development cost of such an app then youre doing it wrong. This app is ad revenue disguised as a file explorer. Ads isnt the issue, its how far in the way they are.

  129. Akhil Surapuram-avatar

    Akhil Surapuram


    Awesome Work. Not Everyone Likes to go for Cloud When They have external Hard drives . Goggle files go , One plus file manager doesn't provide much fractures to copy , backup data to hard drive. But this Does. Even though I felt They can improve in transfer speeds ( I got upto 2 mbs while tranfer & that is 10% of max write speed) of hard drive. Good Work Guys

  130. Phil Ott-avatar

    Phil Ott


    When I got this, I didn't know how to use it, but just like with everything, practice makes perfect. I am willing to say, this is rhe best app of it's kind I've ever encountered, and ut has een really helpful in what I needed it for, and that was to get rid of unwanted photos that wwre hiding on my SIM card Thank you ES, you're worth your weight in gold

  131. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Premium version costs a monthly fee. Free version contains ads, demands I install games to unlock functions like accessing my wlan network. Tricked me into giving a 5 star rating before the first use. Very pushy and unprofessional. I'd happily make a 1-time-payment of 10 bucks for ad-free functionality, but this is ridiculous.

  132. Stuart Booth-avatar

    Stuart Booth


    My one gripe is that the inbuilt music player can reset your position in a playlist after closing. Would be great if it would remember which track it's on so you can pick up where you leave off (most frustrating when playing audiobooks). I will say that it's been better than the inbuilt media player though.

  133. Vincent Lee-avatar

    Vincent Lee


    I noticed that some features were removed since the last time I used this app. My Note 4 now doesn't show me the select interval button. the note editor does not have as many features as it did last time. the menus that are popup boxes now have to scroll to see all options. when selecting app to open i cannot find the this time only or always buttons. can you fix this issue

  134. Chris Alben-avatar

    Chris Alben


    Have to install a 3rd Party Game to use SMB... what a joke! Trying to force me to install apps doesn't get you any credence with! If I wanted that Game, I would've installed it already. Uninstalling! I had this application installed on my very first G1, and use of SMB wasnt restricted then! Such a shame, otherwise, wouldve been an excellent app.

  135. justin beiber-avatar

    justin beiber


    This app is very useful I am use it many times.when it update is was very amazing but I found some problem it in. After update when I use this app through the note editor there is a one problem that is I can't run my code block in browser and there is no option for insert color. I hope the app developers can fixed it soon. Thank you...

  136. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    Does a LOT of good stuff and gives you a sense that you're actually in control of what you delete... And then you learn that what you'd thought you HAD deleted merely doesn't show up on ES File Explorer's display. You have to Fully Delete that Trash/Recycle Bin's contents MANUALLY using File Manager! Otherwise, it's powerfully useful. Hence 4 Stars, not 5.

  137. Aaron Kempf-avatar

    Aaron Kempf


    great tool. I just hope that it is trust worthy. I try my best to look at every single apk file that I install. but certificate management is incredibly complex. and that is about 80 percent of security tools .. just to make sure that the certificates are correct

  138. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    An excellent app that works as advertised and much more. However, I suggest that you improve on it in such a way that duplicate files are automatically flagged and the user notified so that necessary action can be taken before such files become too many and the sheer volume cumbersome to handle.

  139. Eegore Beaver-avatar

    Eegore Beaver


    Came as the file manager on a Coolpad device and it took a little getting used to the drastic change in interface from the Android on the device to this App. ultimately, it updated through the Play Store and that's where it shows it is crapware because it began displaying alerts, when the so app was closed offering to fix problems it found but only if i paid for the program, like some extortion artist. Coolpad sucks for installing the free version of this file manager and ES for spam alerts

  140. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    wouldn't download it again. App crashed repeatedly when trying to use it. Offered zero explanation on how to root the device to do what I needed it to do on my Nvidia shield. Couldn't even use the low-level file browser as it locked up and froze every time. Interface was clumsy and my cursor kept jumping all over the place.

  141. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    This is a great app! Best file manager i have ever used. I do a lot of download and some has to go to phone and some to memory card. The multi window and cut and paste features make it fast and easy to move files around. Great app!!!!

  142. Globe Trotter-avatar

    Globe Trotter


    Installs additional "tools" without warning, and without the option to get rid of these unrequited "tools". Subsequently this app occupies 16MB, compared to another excellent File Manager which takes only 6MB. This app also requires way too many permissions! I wanted a simple File Manager, so I promptly uninstalled this bloated app, and found a suitable File Manager.

  143. A Google user-avatar

    A Google user


    When choosing a file or folder in the SD card the Encrypt option shows with the options list , unfortunately it does not Encrypt or Lock any thing and asks to move the file or foolder from sd card to the the inner storage. I surprised and disappointed. sad for the one star . I was looking for an appl. to secure my Ext. sd card contents and thought it was here in the ES explorer , but it isn't either.

  144. Eric Domingo-avatar

    Eric Domingo


    :Response: my sdcard has been activated since the beginning and i was able to play music just fine before this update. NOW The music player only pays attention to whats on the playlist and ignores the fact that i selected a file to be played. Because of this when im given a list of apps to use I now have to use another media player instead of the es media player.

  145. Temitayo Aratunde-avatar

    Temitayo Aratunde


    It's a great app both for root and non-root users. The ability for root users to explore system and data storage partition is extremely useful if a little bit dangerous. Also, the directory analy zer and the new file report functionality are really great. In short this is a very useful app for anyone.

  146. Bernard ILarde-avatar

    Bernard ILarde


    I used the app and plugged in my 32GB flash drive to my Samsung Tab A 10.5. When I wanted to exit and remove my drive I couldn't find the "Safely Remove" option in the app. So like an uninformed newbie, I just pulled out the drive from the OTG connector. Eventually when I tried to use the drive again, all the files were corrupted. I tried to recover but its gonna take a while and there are several files that can't be repaired anymore. The older version have an Exit Option. Now no longer. Sad.

  147. Venkatesh Kb-avatar

    Venkatesh Kb


    i am using this app from last 1year. now i changed my phone and i restored the files from recycle bin to old phone.. now i didn't get files,pics on my phone.. before restoring it tells about storage/emulated like that. at that moment memory card was not inserted.. Now, i need your help to restore the same and what steps i have to follow..will i recover those files.

  148. JJ Morton-avatar

    JJ Morton


    I began seeing downloaded apps on my Moto G6 play that I did not download. Mostly game apps that would one day just appear. I would uninstall the game and another would show up the following day. After uninstalling this file manager, it stopped. As a file manager, this app worked great! But also installed things without my knowing or permission.

  149. Noor Ul Haseeb Khattak-avatar

    Noor Ul Haseeb Khattak


    Nothing short of 5 Star. Awesome application. Recommended for downloading, great work by developer. For the first time, I am able to find such file which causes lot of consumption in space without any cause and cannot be traced easily.

  150. Tyson Geller-avatar

    Tyson Geller


    Works OK on mobile devices but on Android TV it is incredily hard to navigate using shuttle keys. With a mouse it isnt too bad, but cant seem to install the premium add-ons. Click downloads and end up the Android TV voice search screen for no intelliable reason. It seems like they did no user testing of this app on Android TV. If they added a feature to play the contents of a folder it would suck less.....trying select all and then play an MP3 folder using shuttle keys is a major pain