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S-Finder Doesn't Search Drive?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Duffin, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. Duffin

    Duffin Well-Known Member
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    Is anyone else having the issue of S-Finder not searching Drive? It's listed as an option in the settings for it to search, but it doesn't display anything when I type a word I know is in a doc I have in Drive.

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  2. jwither

    jwither Android Enthusiast

    I believe it has to be in a location accessible to the My Files app, and it can not be text in a graphic. In other words, if you're looking for a PDF that was created from an image, and not text, it likely won't OCR your PDFs.

    I created a folder on my extsdcard to store PDFs, and S Finder will find it if I search for any word in the document.
  3. Duffin

    Duffin Well-Known Member
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    I assumed it would be searching from the Drive cloud. There's an option for "My Files" as well as one for "Drive" in the list of possible sources.
  4. jwither

    jwither Android Enthusiast

    Sorry, I don't always associate the word "Drive" with Google Drive. There are actually some people that think their phones contain hard drives, or at least they refer to them as if they do.

    Anyhoo, I don't use Google Drive, so someone else can probably help. You might check to see if there are any indexing options in Google Drive that need to be enabled.

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