How to Go to Downloads on iPhone

Kyle Wood

iPhone, Tutorials

Looking for a way to access your downloads on your iPhone? You’ve come to the right place!

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of finding and managing your downloads on your iPhone. Let’s get started!

Accessing Downloads on iPhone

Accessing your downloads on an iPhone is quick and easy. Follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open the Files App

To access your downloads, you’ll need to open the Files app on your iPhone. The Files app is a built-in file management tool that allows you to browse and manage files and folders.

Step 2: Tap on “Browse”

Once you have the Files app open, tap on the “Browse” tab located at the bottom of the screen. This will take you to the browsing interface where you can navigate through different locations on your device.

Step 3: Select “Downloads”

In the browsing interface, scroll down until you find a section named “Downloads”. Tap on it to access your downloaded files.

Managing Your Downloads

Now that you know how to access your downloads, let’s explore some ways to manage them:

Delete Unwanted Downloads

If you want to free up some storage space or remove unwanted files, simply swipe left on the file name in the Downloads folder and tap “Delete”. Confirm by tapping “Delete from iCloud Drive” if prompted.

Moving Downloads to Folders

If you prefer a more organized approach, you can create folders within the Files app and move your downloaded files into them. To create a new folder, tap on “Edit” in the top-right corner, then tap on “New Folder”.

Give your folder a name and tap “Done”. To move a file into a folder, simply tap and hold on the file, then drag it into the desired folder.

Searching for Downloads

If you have a lot of downloads and need to find a specific file, you can use the search bar at the top of the Files app. Tap on the search bar, enter keywords related to the file you’re looking for, and Files will display relevant results.


Accessing and managing your downloads on iPhone is made easy with the Files app. By following these simple steps, you’ll be able to locate your downloads in no time.

Remember that you can delete unwanted files, move them to folders for better organization, and use the search feature to quickly find specific downloads. Happy downloading!

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