Downloads on iPhone – Here’s How to Find Them

Alana Grace

Photo Source: Apple Support

Have you downloaded a file on Safari on your iPhone or iPad but can’t seem to find where it’s been saved? No worries, because starting from iOS 11, all your downloads are collected in a central folder. In this guide, we’ll show you where to locate this folder and how to access your downloads.

Finding Your Downloads on iPhone

Follow the step-by-step instructions, the quick guide, or watch the explanatory video to easily locate your downloads.

  1. Open the Files app on your iPhone. It’s a folder icon with a blue background.
  2. You’ll be directed to the Browse tab by default. Tap on Browse if you’re not already there.
  3. Scroll down until you see the section labeled Locations.
  4. Look for a folder named Downloads under iCloud Drive or On My iPhone. Tap on it.
  5. You should now see all your downloaded files in the Downloads folder.

That’s it! You have successfully accessed your downloads on your iPhone. With iOS 11 and above, Apple introduced a centralized approach to managing your downloads. This makes it easier for you to keep track of your downloaded files without searching all over your device. Whether it’s a PDF, image, or any other type of file, finding them is now just a few taps away. Now that you know how to access your downloads on your iPhone, you can quickly find and open the files you need. Happy exploring!

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