View files and folders in Files on iPhone
In the Files app , view and open your documents, images, and other files that are stored in iCloud Drive and in other cloud storage providers like Box and Dropbox.
View recently opened files
Tap Recents at the bottom of the screen.
Browse and open files and folders
Tap Browse at the bottom of the screen, then tap an item below Locations, Favorites, or Tags.
If you don’t see Locations, Favorites, and Tags, tap Browse again.
To open a file, location, or folder, tap it.
Note: If you haven’t installed the app that created a file, a preview of the file opens in Quick Look.
For information about marking folders and files as favorites or adding tags, see Organize files in folders on iPhone.
Change to list view or icon view
From an open location or folder, drag down from the center of the screen, then tap .
Change how files and folders are sorted
From an open location or folder, drag down from the center of the screen.
Tap “Sorted by,” then choose an option: Name, Date, Size, or Tags.
Find a specific file or folder
Enter the name in the search field. When you search you have these options:
Hide the keyboard and see more results on the screen: Tap Search.
Start a new search: Tap in the search field.
Open a result: Tap it.
Add a cloud storage service
Download the app from the App Store, then open the app and follow the onscreen instructions.
Open Files, then tap Browse (at the bottom of the screen).
Tap More Locations (below Locations), then turn on the service.
Rearrange the Browse screen
Tap Browse at the bottom of the screen, tap Edit at the top of the screen, then do any of the following:
Hide a location: Turn it off.
Remove an item from the Favorites list: Tap next to the item.
Delete a tag and remove it from all items: Tap next to the tag.
Change the order of an item: Touch and hold , then drag it to a new position.