Where is physical location of apps in Android 12?

I use x-plore as file manager to browse files. I look in both internal and SD storage but cannot find many apps. These same apps show on my phone and work.

For example I cannot find Amazon App anywhere in phone folders,

  • Apps are stored in /data/apps and their data in /data/data but on a non-rooted device you don't have full access to those locations.
    – Robert
    Apr 1, 2022 at 18:00
  • you can't find any apps on any android version, they never existed on internal storage or SD
    – alecxs
    Apr 1, 2022 at 18:09
  • @Robert There is no apps folder under data
    – S Nash
    Apr 1, 2022 at 18:19
  • @alecxs So when app saves some mp3 files. Is there anyway to find them?
    – S Nash
    Apr 1, 2022 at 18:20
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    @SNash there is an app or apps folder but you don't won't see it as neither apps not the adb user have the permission to list the files and folders inside /data/.
    – Robert
    Apr 1, 2022 at 19:02


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