Adding a storage folder

7Z lets you take control of archive files like 7Zip (7z format) zip, rar, jar, or APK on your device. Quickly and easily extract, open, view, or create your own archive by compressing files and folders. 

 

If you're new to the 7Z, you can start it by doing the following guides:

1. After installing the 7Z, open the app.

2. On the Home page, add a storage folder by tapping the Add Storage Folder button.

3. Choose the folder where you want to save or get your files. Tap the Use This Folder button located at the bottom part of the page.

4. After tapping the button, 7Z will ask permission to access the folder you chose. Tap the Allow button.

5. After permitting to access the folder, you will be redirected back to the Home page. You will be able to see the added storage folder. You can add more storage folders; tap the Add Storage Folder and repeat the above process. 

Read the following guides to start Extracting, Compressing, or Browsing archive files.

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Supported archive files for Extracting

7Z supports all common archive formats and types like zip, rar, 7zip, 7z, jar, apk, tar, gzip. It also supports less-used archive files like deflate, bzip2, zx, and more.

Supported archive files for Compression.

7Z supports 7zip, zip, tar, jar, and apk archive file for compression. It also supports password-protected zip archive files.

Supported archive files for Browsing

7Z allows you to browse all folders and archive files at the same time. You can browse 7zip, zip, tar, jar, and apk without extracting them.

Extracting supported archive files.

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the archive file you want to extract. Or add a new storage folder if you haven't added it yet.

2. Locate the archive file and tap it.

3. Tap the Extract button.

4. Choose the folder where you want to save the extracted archive file. You can tap the Home button to choose a different storage folder.

5. Once you've chosen the folder where you want to save the extracted archive file, tap the Extract here button. This button is located at the bottom of the page.

6. After tapping the button, the archive file will start extracting. You will see the progress on the top part of the page and/or the notification progress.

7. Once it's done, you will be able to see the success notification alongside the folder location of the extracted archive file.

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Archiving a file or a folder

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the file or the folder you want to compress. Or add a new storage folder if you haven't added it yet.

2. Locate the file or the folder that you want to compress.

3. Long press the file or folder that you want to compress.

4. Once the file or the folder has been selected, tap the menu button at the bottom center of the page.

5. Tap the Archive button.

6. Input the archive name.

7. Change the archive format.

8. Optional: Change the destination folder where you want to save the archive file.

9. Tap the Start button.

10. After tapping the start button, the archive file will start compressing the file or the folder. You will see the progress on the top part of the page and/or the notification progress.

11. Once it's done, you will be able to see the success notification alongside the folder location of the extracted archive file.

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Browsing an archive file contents

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the archive file.

2. Locate the archive file that you want to browse the contents. 

3. Tap the archive file.

4. Tap the Browse button.

5. This will open the archive file content without extracting them.

Note: This browsing feature supports not all archive files. You can always browse normal folders by tapping them. 

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Deleting an archive file or a folder

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the file or folder.

2. Locate the file or folder that you want to delete. 

3. Long press the file or the folder.

4. Once the file or the folder has been selected, tap the menu button at the bottom center of the page.

5. Tap the Delete button.

6. Confirm the action.

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Moving a file or a folder into another storage folder

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the file or folder.

2. Locate the file or folder that you want to move. 

3. Long press the file or the folder.

4. Once the file or the folder has been selected, tap the menu button at the bottom center of the page.

5. Tap the Move button.

6. Choose the storage folder where you want to move the file or the folder. Tap the Home button to navigate more storage folders.

7. Tap the Move here button once you've chosen the folder where you want to save it.

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Copying a file or a folder

1. On the Home page, tap the storage folder where you saved the file or folder.

2. Locate the file or folder that you want to copy. 

3. Long press the file or the folder.

4. Once the file or the folder has been selected, tap the menu button at the bottom center of the page.

5. Tap the Copy button.

6. Choose the storage folder where you want to move the file or the folder. Tap the Home button to navigate more storage folders.

7. Tap the Copy here button.

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Changing to dark theme

1. Tap the main menu button on the top-left corner of the Home page.

2. Tap the Settings option.

3. Turn on the Dark Mode switch

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