How To Access iCloud Drive Files On iPhone & iPad

iCloud Drive solution was launched by the Apple officially along with iOS 8 to provide an easy way to manage documents over iOS devices and Mac. Where users can subscribe for different storage plans to store files and documents, iCloud is also responsible for Photo Stream, iCloud backups and more. The iCloud is not a universal cloud based storage such as Dropbox and Google Drive but it has its own extremely handy features like where you can access all the data and files stored on iCloud drive, down below you can find the apps to access iCloud Drive files on iPhone & iPad.

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iCloud Drive is not like a full-fledged app to access the stored files and documents or we can say that iCloud Drive it’s not an app. But there are some apps such as Documents 5,  Goodreader and Cloud Opener to access the files and documents located on iCloud Drive.

How To Access iCloud Drive Files On iPhone & iPad

To view/access iCloud Drive files and document following apps can be downloaded to u sed:

Documents 5

Documents 5 is extremely valuable app which provide very simple way to access the stored documents in iCloud Drive. Most of the file types will be open in the app and the other non-supported type will be open through supported app.

Steps To Access iCloud Drive Files via Documents 5:

  • From bottom bar tap on the Cloud icon


  • Tap the iCloud Driv in upper left corner

icloud-drive-2-ipho9From here on,  you can open any file via supported apps within iCloud Drive.

 Cloud Opener is another app to access your saved files and documents on iCloud Drive. This app is freely available on App Store and you can use this app as Pro version. The configuration of app is very easy and no extra setup is required to access your iCloud Drive data and files.