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How to Access Android Files on a Chromebook

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If your Chromebook supports Play Store apps, you can access Android files using the Chrome OS Files app. In this article, we will explore these options in detail.

View Android Files on Chromebook

To access Android files on Chromebook:

  1. Open the Files app.Open Chromebook Files App
  2. Click and expand My Files from the left-pane.My Files on Chromebook
  3. Click Play files.Play files - Chromebook
  4. You should now see Movies, Pictures, and Music folders from Android on your Chromebook.

Show all Play Folders on Chromebook

By default the Files app only shows the following three folders:

  • Movies
  • Pictures
  • Music.

You can, however, view all the Play files and folders by selecting Show all Play folders from the settings menu. You will also see the “Show hidden files” option here.

Show all Play Folders on Chromebook
View all Play folders on Chromebook

Did you find the file or folder that you were looking for? Let us know in the comments section.


One response to “How to Access Android Files on a Chromebook”

  1. Jacalyn Robinson Avatar
    Jacalyn Robinson

    I did not see any of my photos in my play files now I have two googles photo apps but they are not in my files so I can down load from my files HELP


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