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How to Zip and Unzip Files on the iPad

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Learn How to Compress Your Files Like a Pro on the iPad!

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to easily zip and unzip files on your iPad using the built-in compression tools in the Files App. As an iPad user, it’s a really useful skill to know how to compress your files to make them more manageable or to share them easily. By knowing the ins and outs of file compression, you can save valuable space on your iPad and ensure that your files remain organized and easy to access.

In this tutorial, I’ll guide you through the process of creating a zip file and how to extract files from a zip file. We will also discuss some of the benefits of using file compression, including the ability to store more files on your iPad without taking up too much space.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced iPad user, this tutorial has everything you need to know to become a pro at file compression on your device. You’ll be able to zip and unzip files with ease, making your workflow more efficient and effective. Are you ready to get started on your journey to becoming a file compression expert? Let’s dive in!


  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 01:05 – How to Access Files and Folders on the iPad
  • 01:55 – How to Select Multiple Files to Compress
  • 02:35 – How to Compress your Selected Files into a Zip File
  • 03:32 – How to Rename your Zip File on the iPad
  • 04:15 – How to Open a Zip File on the iPad (or any other device)
  • 04:48 – Wrap Up
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