Android Studio Project: Create your own File Manager & Explorer App

  • by Lurnweb
  • Course level: All Levels
  • Categories Development
  • Duration 04h 38m
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update April 20, 2021

About Course

File Explorer provides Android phone users a fully-featured file manager that explores phones, PCs, and Macs by leveraging LAN, FTP, and Remote Bluetooth. It includes all the basic file management functions you’d expect from a file manager, but apart from that it also functions as application manager, cloud storage client, FTP client, and LAN Samba client.


If you are looking to becoming an app developer and taking your career to a new level, this is the best course you can ask for, to develop the basics. Android smartphones are taking the world by storm. Knowing how app development works and knowing how to create Android apps from scratch is going to give you an edge over others.

How good is this course?

In this course, you will learn how to build your own File Manager application from the ground up in just 4.5 hours! This will be an out and out practical course where the instructor will show exactly what you need to do in Android Studio. It is easy and fun to learn as the instructor makes it completely tutorial-based learning instead of boring lectures. If you are a newbie, we assure you, you won’t feel lost. There is no necessity of having any previous programming experience. With this course, you get the best of both worlds. You’ll learn to write code as well as get used to using Android Studio.

Why learn Android application development?

Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world. We are in an age where every other person uses a smartphone. One can find that there is a huge scope in the world of Android for individuals who are tech geeks. This can seem overwhelming but our courses make learning a piece of cake. You can make your own app easily and show your true potential to the world of Google and Android!

Why learn to make a File Manager and Explorer App?

Learning to design and code any application is fruitful use of time for a developer, doesn’t matter what kind of application. Making a File Manager and Explorer App is relevant in this digital era. Any piece of information, in the form of photos, videos, texts, gifs have to be viewed and organized. Why not try making a PDF Reader app? 

How will the application look like?

The File Manager and Explorer App created in the Android Studio by the instructor will have the following features. 

  • Displays information in the list view
  • Asks permission before viewing a file
  • Accesses the Android filesystem and gets the file
  •  A feature to select files and folders
  • A feature to delete the files
  • A feature to create a new folder
  • A feature to navigate through folders
  • A feature to rename files
  • A feature to copy and paste files and information

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What Will I Learn?

  • Learn to create a File Monitor App for Android on own.
  • Build an Android Studio Gallery App Like QuickPic Google Photos FOTO Pictures A+ and Camera Roll
  • Code Your Own Video App Player in Android Studio!

Topics for this course

12 Lessons04h 38m

Section 1 : You can have your own File Manager and Explorer App in Android Studio Today!

Lecture 2 : Displaying Information in the FIle Manager’s List View00:17:00
Lecture 3 : Setting Up File Manager’s Permissions00:24:00
Lecture 4 : Accessing the android filesystem and getting existing files00:14:00
Lecture 5 : Adding feature to select files and folders00:17:00
Lecture 6 : Adding feature to delete files and folders00:30:00
Lecture 7 : Adding feature to create a new folder00:26:00
Lecture 8 : Adding feature to navigate through folders00:23:00
Lecture 9 : Cleaning the code and fixing some bugs00:26:00
Lecture 10 : Adding feature to rename files and folders00:23:00
Lecture 11 : Adding feature to copy and paste files and folders00:34:00
Lecture 12 : General improvements and getting the File Manager ready00:28:00

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The procedure were very clear!!

helped me a lot with my android project...

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Material Includes

  • More than 4-hours of video lectures
  • Lifetime access.
  • Certificate of completion.
  • 30-day money-back guarantee.
  • Self-paced learning.


  • No pre-requisites are required.
  • A laptop or PC with a strong internet connection.
  • Interest in app development.

Target Audience

  • Anybody who wants to create their android applications.
  • Beginners who are interested in Android app development.
  • IT professionals who are interested in enhancing their skills.