1. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       11 Feb 2015 #1

    Windows 10 Mobile: Closer look at new File Explorer app


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    Microsoft is planning to include a File Explorer app with Windows 10 Mobile, which replaces the current Files app available on Windows Phone 8.1. Not much differs from the two apps functionally, however the new File Explorer app includes a welcome new user-interface.

    Starting off with its UI, the new app incorporates the hamburger menu, something new throughout all the apps on Windows 10. Clicking the hamburger icon opens up a list of storage places, as well as your most recent files. A device that has an SD Card will have that SD Card show up within the hamburger menu too.

    It is now possible to move folders from one location to another, which was oddly not available in the Files app on Windows Phone 8.1. To move a folder, press and hold on a file and select move. You can also change the view of how files are presented, being either as an icon / thumbnail or list.
    Read more: Windows 10 Mobile: A closer look at the new File Explorer app
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  2.    11 Feb 2015 #2

    How about the one on the Iphone? Nevermind you just get the message you don't have authority to your own files.
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       11 Feb 2015 #3

    That's what I've been waiting for MS to do with WP. Also, I hope that there will also be "Network" explorer where I can also browse any connected device on my home network (other PCs, NAS, etc.)
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  4. Joined : Feb 2015
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    Win XP, 8.1, 10TP9926(soon)
       11 Feb 2015 #4

    Network browsing would be great, especially for phones.
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  5. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       11 Feb 2015 #5

    lantern20 said: View Post
    Network browsing would be great, especially for phones.
    Welcome to TenForums @lantern20 !

    It would be really great to have that native Network browser on WP. We don't have to save everything on our phones.
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  6. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 2
    Win XP, 8.1, 10TP9926(soon)
       11 Feb 2015 #6

    I'd like to be able to copy media from my network to my WP!
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  7. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       11 Feb 2015 #7

    . . . to all the above. . .
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  8. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       11 Feb 2015 #8

    lantern20 said: View Post
    I'd like to be able to copy media from my network to my WP!


    There is an app for that purpose called Sharefolder Explorer. You can transfer files both ways. But I want the built-in one like this new File Explorer that Brink shared with us.



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  9. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 6
    Windows 10
       12 Feb 2015 #9

    Oooh, Liking this!!
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