Large population of the world uses android mobile phone. suppose ,you download media files and you do not want to display those media files in file manager then By using .nomedia File on Android this can be possible.
Now you have to learn what is the importance of .nomedia files and how to create and delete that file in android mobile phone.
What is .nomedia File on Android ?
When you have some folder in android mobile phone. You want that File manager will not able to display media files from that folder.
This can be achieved by creating .nomedia file on android mobile phone.
Now , actually File manager like (e.g. Galary of Mobile phone) have process which scan all files in mobile phones repeatedly.
Now when you make .nomedia file in one of the folder then this scanning process does not include that folder in scanning.
So all the media files which are in that folder not display in file manager of mobile phone.
And hiding your media file is achieved.
How to create .nomedia file on android using File Manager?
To create .nomedia file on android phone you have to eight install file manager or use desktop compautger .
First way is quite easy.
Step 1: open the File Manager.
Step 2: Click on the folder which you wnat to hide
Step 3: Create new File in File manager and then press new file
Step 4: Rename it to .nomedia file
Step 5: Don’t write anytihgn in that file and just close that file.
Step 6: now check your file manager it will not show any of the file from this folder.
How to create .nomedia file on android using Window Computer?
you can also achieve same this using desktop computer and hide all the media files of the perticular fodler.
Step 1: Connect your mobile phone with laptop using USB data cable
step 2:Now open the folder which you want to hide.
Step 3: Create .nomedia file using notepad and save it on desktop.
Step 4: now move this .nomedia file from desktop to mobile phone folder which you want to hide.
How to create .nomedia file on android using Google Drive?
you can create the .nomedia file using Google drive and then store it into the folder whose media you want to hide.
This way is better compare to previosu two ways because you don’t need to donwlaod the ES file manager or you don’t need to connect your mobile with conputer.
By performing following steps you can achieve this.
- Open Google Drive.
- click on new Icon in Google Drive.
3. Now create .nomedia file using notepad in your computer and upload it into google drive.
4. Download this file in mobile phone folder which you want to hide
We have explore what is the importance of .nomedia files in android and how to create and delete this files in android mobile phone. You can easily hide the media by using above technique.
Hope you enjoy the article .