Rename Multiple Files on iOS Using Find and Replace

Bulk Rename Tools for iPad/iPhone

Search and Replace File Names Using iOS Finally a way to find and replace text in filenames using iOS. This is a common feature on desktops and has been missing on iPad / iPhone until now. This is just one of FileBrowser Professional's bulk rename features bringing professional file management to your iPad / iPhone.

Step 1

Navigate to your photo folder using FileBrowser Professional, which could be on a USB drive, your computer or your cloud storage.

Please note you cannot rename the photos directly in the iPad/iPhone Camera Roll.

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Step 2

Tap and hold to enter multi select mode and select all the photos you want to rename. Once all your files are selected tap the context menu in the bottom left corner and select “Rename”.

Step 3

Then select “Replace” in the Dialog that appears. For this example let's replace the following text in the file name “IMG_” and replace is with “DSC_”. You can see an example of how your filenames will look after the rename.

Tap the “Rename (X) items” button and that's it.

Estimated Time: 1 minutes
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  • Can I find and replace text in filenames using my iPad?

    Yes, use FileBrowser's bulk rename tools by selecting multiple files, then choose Rename and enter the text you wish to find and what you want to replace it with.

  • Can I add text to filenames in bulk using iPad / iPhone?

    Yes, easily add text to the beginning or end of your filenames in bulk using FileBrowser's powerful rename options. Available now on the AppStore.