How to Unzip Files on Your Smartphone: Most of us are familiar with opening or unzipping files on our Computers, but not on our smartphones.
The truth is our smartphones can do much more than we can imagine.
Do you just download raw files into your phone? Oh No, you are currently not with your laptop but time waits for no one.
Files must be extracted as Parties wait on you to make good on your promises or you probably do not know what RAR file is?
Nothing to be ashamed of, I was once like you until a thorough research helped. I will love to walk you through it.
Roshal Archive Compressed file abbreviated as RAR can be said to be like that container that holds other files and folders in it.
Why RAR files?
Before the advent of smartphones, the only commonplace you run across a raw file is when downloading a software or when receiving it from friends and families.
File sharing website Companies have their files on rar so they can compress them, which seems to have worked well for them over the years.
I will say the reason why software companies prefer to have their files in RAR is to ensure that Customers download them faster.
Another reason for RAR might be when you have lots of images, apps, videos, and docs.
Instead of making someone go through the process of clicking one by one to download, you can save their time by having them converted to RAR files.
Is that not cool? Sure
How to Unzip Files On Your Smartphone
Obviously, you are not going to always come across RAR files on your smartphone but won’t it be okay to prepare for the raining day?
Most of us like to think of our Smartphone as Computer because the platform can boast of almost everything done on a Computer.
However, smartphones do not have company customized way of opening a raw file.
The good thing is that Third parties have ensured there are apps on play store which can do the job.
As I said, there are several files that can be used to extract files but I just love this extract app called, RAR.
RARLAB’s RAR is a free, easy and quick compression program, archiver, assistant, extractor, manager and even a basic file explorer.
RAR can create RAR and ZIP and unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO, ARJ archives.
It also has the ability to repair damaged ZIP and RAR files
Additionally to standard ZIP files, unzip function supports ZIP and ZIPX with BZIP2, LZMA, PPMd and XZ compression also as password protected ZIP.
Unrar command is available for all versions of RAR archives including the latest RAR5, password protected and multipart files.
To download RAR, Search on play store or click on RARLAB
How to use RAR
Step 1: After installing, click on the app to open. Go to directory of where RAR is saved.
Step 2: Tap on the folder or files you want to extract. When done, you will be able to browse through all its contents or archieve them into your specified folder.