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Google Files Go update brings smart search, Photos integration, more

Google had released the Files Go app for Android Oreo (Go edition) last year and earlier this week, Google has updated the app with lots of new features. Google had also revamped the Google Maps app recently with a new feature which allows people in wheelchairs to navigate through the city.

Google on their official blog has reported a new update for the Files Go app, which is a file manager app for Android smartphones. The app also allows the users to free up space on their smartphones to keep it running smoothly. It also has a file sharing feature which enables the user to share files easily nearby. The new features which Google has added to the Files Go app are listed below.

File Search

Files search is a new feature which uses Google’s efficient search algorithm to search files on the smartphones. The new search comes with features like autocomplete, search history, instant results and file management. This feature will also run when the device is not connected to the internet and user will be able to get a seamless search experience on Android.

Files Go

Tow more features which Google has added to the Files Go app are duplicate location and removing backed up photos and storage. The app removes duplicate files from the smartphone’s memory and suggests deleting the pictures which have been uploaded to the cloud. These new features have already been added to the latest Files Go update. The user interfaces hasn’t been changed a lot in this new update.


Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.