How to get the iCloud Drive or Files app on iPhone and iPad

The Files app, introduced in iOS 11, is the central repository for all of the files services with apps on your iPhone and iPad, like iCloud, Google Drive, Dropbox, and many more. It lets you open documents, photos, videos, and audio from any compatible app from a single point on your device.

Here's how you can get the Files app on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11.

How to get the Files app on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

The Files app replaced the iCloud Drive app in iOS 11, but unlike the iCloud Drive app, Files has no special switch to hide or reveal it, and it appears on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 11 or later by default. If you want to get rid of it, you can just delete the app, and restore it later by downloading it from the App Store.

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Questions

If you've got any questions about using the iCloud Drive or Files apps, go ahead and ask in the comments.

Updated May 2018: This is still the best way to get the Files app on your iPhone or iPad.

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