List folders of Android device from Windows

MobileFileSearch is a freeware tool for Windows operating system that allows you to easily search files and folders inside an Android device plugged to USB port on your computer. MobileFileSearch is a standalone .exe file that you can put in any folder you want and run it without need of any installation process.

In order to view the list of folders on Android device with MobileFileSearch, you have to plug your Android device to a USB port on your computer.
After plugging the device to the USB port, you may need to select 'File Transfer' USB connection in your Android Device, like in the following screenshot:

Select Android USB File Transfer

Assuming that Windows operating system identifies your Android device correctly, you should see the device in Windows Explorer:

Android device in Windows Explorer

After your Android device is connected properly to your computer, here's how to view the list of folders of your Android device:

  1. Run MobileFileSearch.exe
  2. In the 'Search Options' window - uncheck the 'Find Files' check-box and select the 'Find Folders' check-box. Leave all other options without change.

    List Android folders options

  3. Click the 'Start Search' button, and MobileFileSearch will start scanning your Android device.
  4. After the scan process is finished, you should see the list of all folders found in your Android device, like in the following screenshot:

    Android Folders List

  5. You can now select one or more folders (You can press Ctrl+A to select all files), and then export the folders list into comma-delimited/tab-delimited/XML/HTML/JSON file by using the 'Export Selected Items' option.
You can also list the Android folders from command-line. In the following command-line example, the Android folders list is exported to html file:
MobileFileSearch .exe /FindFiles 0 /FindFolders 1 /Wildcard "*" /sort "Full Path" /shtml "c:\temp\android-folders-list.html"

Be aware that MobileFileSearch show you only the folders that Android allows you to access through Media Transfer Protocol (MTP).