Probably because of its origin as a phone-based OS, or possibly just because of sheer cussedness, Android does not come with a file explorer by default. This is not to say they don’t exist ... there are a number of quite acceptable apps on the market that work fine. For that matter, quite a few applications include a simple file browser as a matter of course. However, I thought building a file browser from scratch might be a useful exercise ... and indeed it was.


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