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One of the frustrating things about HTC is that i cannot manage my files which have been downloaded. On the market place there are some apps which allow you to do this such as:

  • Astro File manager
  • eFile
  • Root Explorer

If i install a file explorer app, will that invalidate my warranty with HTC or android?

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No, you won't invalidate your warranty.* Keep in mind that Root Explorer requires root, though, and rooting will invalidate your warranty. I personally love Root Explorer, so I recommend the non-root version: Explorer.

* I haven't read your warranty, but I've never heard of a condition that bizarre. This is not legal advice; I am not a lawyer.

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No, using a file manager will not invalidate your warranty. Rooting often will though. On my phone, I personally use Astro File Manager.

If you want a solution to manage all your files from the desktop, our company produces a solution called SnapPea. It's an easy way to manage contacts, apps, music, and videos from your Windows desktop.

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you can also use this file manager. This is a good app to browse your files.

Some features as given in PlayStore are as follows:-

  • 3 sets of commercial icons for 80+ different file types, toolbar and menu items Multiple resolution support
  • Support 19 languages
  • Cut, copy, paste and cancellable progress dialog
  • List and grid view for file browsing
  • Compress and decompress support
  • Search and share files
  • Multiple selection and sorting support
  • Support both local and remote(LAN/SMB) file systems
  • Play streaming media from LAN without download
  • Thumbnail for photo, pictures and apk files
  • Support file shortcut on Home screen for easily access
  • Root Explorer for rooted devices
  • Built-in text editor, image gallery and swf player
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Does it have a name? Why is it a good solution? –  Al E. Aug 1 '12 at 19:08
@AlEverett The name is File Manager –  Jaguar Aug 2 '12 at 5:30

The best explorer in my point of view is MobileGo.
It has a message sending feature and card no need to download any explorer.


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This obviously does not answer the OP's question: MobileGo is not a file explorer app but an Android management software for your PC running Windows or MacOS. –  ce4 Sep 17 '12 at 17:24
Oh, I'd say it is an answer, but the question has been misunderstood. –  Al E. Sep 18 '12 at 12:47
Well, the question reads: If i install a file explorer app, will that invalidate my warranty with HTC or android? -- so I'm with ce4 here: It does not answer the question asked. But one could read it as How to manage my files without invalidating..., which would make it match -- which Al obviously did... –  Izzy Sep 21 '12 at 14:48

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