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How do I open a downloaded Zip file from firefox in android platform

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as above . I downloaded a file off the net via a link and its an ebook in ZIP format. The android version of Firefox refuses to allow me to do anything with it

as above . I downloaded a file off the net via a link and its an ebook in ZIP format. The android version of Firefox refuses to allow me to do anything with it

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Hi,

In order to open ZIP files, you have to download an app to enable the opening of the ZIP. Here's one you can use: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.winzip.android

Next, when you install that, open it and go to your Download directory. It should either be in sdcard0, sdcard, or sdcard1, then go to Download.

Once you find it, touch and hold the file, then click Unzip here and it will extract the files in the ZIP folder.

Let me know if this works!

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Hi,

In order to open ZIP files, you have to download an app to enable the opening of the ZIP. Here's one you can use: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.winzip.android

Next, when you install that, open it and go to your Download directory. It should either be in sdcard0, sdcard, or sdcard1, then go to Download.

Once you find it, touch and hold the file, then click Unzip here and it will extract the files in the ZIP folder.

Let me know if this works!

Hi, In order to open ZIP files, you have to download an app to enable the opening of the ZIP. Here's one you can use: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.winzip.android Next, when you install that, open it and go to your Download directory. It should either be in sdcard0, sdcard, or sdcard1, then go to Download. Once you find it, touch and hold the file, then click '''Unzip here''' and it will extract the files in the ZIP folder. Let me know if this works!

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Thanks , I figured after writing that I needed a file manager and downloaded both this and the winzip . This as you predicted successfully allowed me to convert the zip to a format that was picked up by another app book reader. Much appreciated though.....

Thanks , I figured after writing that I needed a file manager and downloaded both this and the winzip . This as you predicted successfully allowed me to convert the zip to a format that was picked up by another app book reader. Much appreciated though.....