How to Rename Files and Folders in Files App on iPhone or iPad in iOS 11

Files app on iOS devices and iCloud Drive are two amazing products introduced by Apple. Both help you manage your files or documents in the most advanced manner. Therefore, changing the name of files and folders is just a basic feature offered by Apple. If you are managing your contents or data on Files app and iCloud Drive, you can rename files and folders in Files app on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11.

Apple has introduced files manager app with iOS 11; this has enabled users to sync their data directly to iCloud from their iOS devices. You are no longer required to log in iCloud using the computer and still, you can access your files or documents. Moreover, you can share documents, use keyboard shortcuts, and recover deleted documents in Files app. Not only this, you can add Dropbox to your Files app in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad.

How to Rename Files and Folders in Files App on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

How to Rename Files & Folders in Files App in iOS 11on iPhone and iPad

Step #1: Launch Files App on your iOS device.

Step #2: Navigate to the file or folder for which you want to change the name.

Step #3: Press and Hold the folder or File and Choose Rename option.

Choose File or Folder in File App on iPhone and iPad and Tap on Rename

Step #4: Now simply use the keyboard to edit, delete, or rename the file or folder.

Rename Files or Folder in Files App on iPhone and iPad

Step #5: Finally, tap on Done.

Change the Name of File or Folder in Files App on iPhone and iPad

Note that you have to have some patience while your files and folders are being renamed by Apple. You may have stored some items in Files app on iCloud, and therefore, it will take some time to rename your documents or folders. Moreover, the change will be reflected on other iOS devices synced with the same Apple ID on iCloud. Thus, you can see this changed file or folder on your iCloud Drive on Mac or Windows PC. You can also check this renamed files and folders by logging in

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