When operating your online store, sometimes, you might want to rearrange the order of your files into an easier-to-find order so that your files management will go on smoother. However, the default order of your file list is based on the timelines of the files, as the most recently created files will go first, and the oldest files will show up later. The great news is that you can change that sort order into alphabetical or size with some really easy steps.
So today, I will introduce you How to change the sort order of the file list on Desktop, iPhone, and Android.
How to change the sort order of the file list
Step 1: Enter Files
From your logged in shop owner account, go to
Settings in the management board and find
Files. Click on it for more options about your files management.
Step 2: Sort options
Files page, click to choose a sort option placed under the
Search bar. Click on
Size to sort the files by their size from largest to smallest, and if you want to sort the files by name, click on
Name so that the files will be sorted by name into the alphabetical order.
Step 3: Other choices
If you accidentally click on the choice and want to reverse it, click on that option again. If you want to choose another order, click on that other option and your files will be rearranged.
To change the sort order of the file list on iPhone
Step 1: Go to Settings
After logging into the Shopify app from your iPhone, tap to enter
Store, then scroll to find and choose the
Step 2: Tap Files
In your chosen
Settings page, scroll until you find the
Store settings section and tap
Files to get directed to your next steps.
Step 3: Choose sort option
There will be two options of sorting your files. If you choose to tap on
File, your files will be sorted into the alphabetical order by name, from A to Z. Otherwise, tapping
Size means you agree to sort your files by size, from the biggest to the smallest one.
Step 4: Reverse
Tapping the option than you chose again will reverse that option. By tapping
Size once again, your files will be sorted into the order that was applied before you tap the option the first time.
To change the sort order of the file list on Android
Step 1: Tap Settings
From the logged Shopify app from your Android device, go to
Store by tapping on its icon on the bottom right of your screen, and find to tap
Step 2: Enter Files
Upon directed to the
Settings page, scroll to find the
Store settings section and tap on
Files to enter the
Files page so that you will have the access to the next steps of your wanted action.
Step 3: Sorting files
Files page, you will be given two options to sort your files. The first one is to sort your files alphabetically by name, from A to Z, by chosing the
File option. The other one is to sort them by size, from the largest to the smallest, by tapping the
Step 4: Rearrangement
If you want to rearrange the files into the former order, you just have to click on the chosen option once again. It will reverse your choices that you made before.
Above are some steps I gave you to answer your question of How to change the sort order of the file list on Shopify. I hope you will find these steps clear and helpful, and will follow the steps effectively to sort your files into a better-to-use order.