Google Makes Its Secret Files Go App Available for Download

Google Files Go

Google Files Go

Named Files Go, the app is meant to be a smart file manager, and was accidentally uploaded to the Play Store for a short time, which made it possible for users to download the app and test it.

Given how all the slots in the early access program were filled earlier this week, many turned to sideloading the app. The app serves several key functions, including working as a storage manager to organize files and free up space.

The app itself is fairly lightweight, as an under 6 MB download.

Files Go is a simply designed app with two bottom tabs. Another additional feature is the ability to transfer files from your phone to a friend's handset in the immediate vicinity. If you have downloaded a lot of files, you can go to the Storage tab and delete those files. All the files are sorted in sections: Downloads, Received Files, Images, Videos, Audio, and Documents. On this app the Files tab is nothing more than a file management tab.

Files Go is meant to be a smart storage app, as it includes features to remove unwanted items, duplicate files, and more.

Afterwards, it opens a page that shows nearby devices, with recipients needing to open the app on their devices and tap receive to begin the connection process.

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From there, users are brought to a message-like interface that shows a history of file transfers.

Files Go is a mix between a file manager app and a file sharing app, allowing you to manage all that's on your phone, but also send files easily to others who have the app installed.

In a panel below it lists stored chat app media, such as pictures, that can be removed.

So the good news is that this app is available right now through the APK.

Essentially, Google has made a decision to capitalize on the interest in the new app, thanks to its exposure through media coverage. We think that Google likely will be testing this app out for a bit longer before the official release happens.

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