Document Provider Integration

Introduction

The Document provider is a feature that comes from the Storage Access Framework provided by Android. It allows a storage service (such as owncloud) to reveal the files it manages.

Document Provider Integration

ownCloud Android App Document provider integration - step 1

To use it we only need to open Downloads app in Android 7 and 8 or Files app in Android 9 and select the ownCloud account appearing in the side menu.

ownCloud Android App Document provider integration - step 2

Once you select the account you will have access to your file list. In there, you can perform the following actions:

  • Create a new folder

  • Rename an item

  • Delete an item; and

  • Edit a file