- Google announced today it is rebranding Files Go to Files by Google.
- The rebrand is in response to many people using the app outside of the Android Go ecosystem.
- The user experience of Files by Google also got a slight tweak.
^( in December 2018. At the time, the app was one of the original entries into the ^( ecosystem, which now has become a huge success in emerging markets where low-powered, budget-friendly Android devices are very popular.
However,^( discovered that people outside of the Android Go ecosystem were also using Files Go whether due to its simplicity, effectiveness, or both. As such, ^( it is rebranding Files Go to now be known as ^( .
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Files by Google isn’t all that different from Files Go: it still helps you manage the files on your smartphone, free up space, and share files from device-to-device without needing a mobile connection. However, with the name change, the app separates itself from the Go ecosystem, which should help new adopters check it out — even if they don’t use Android Go.
Additionally, Google tweaked the user experience a bit within Files by Google by making sure the content of your phone is the focus when using the app. The app also “celebrates” when you clear out a certain amount of files by telling you what you’ve made room for — more selfies, more music, or maybe even a full-length movie.
Click the button below to download Files by Google. If you’ve already downloaded the app, a new update should show the rebrand starting today.
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