How to Open Zip Files on the iPhone

  • 14-04-2021 |
  • Polad Aladi

Some iPhone owners may not know how to open zip files on the iPhone. What many people don't realize is that the iPhone has a built-in archive manager, and zip files can be opened with it.

How to Open Zip Files on the iPhone: Step-By-Step Guide

To open a zip file on an iPhone, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Open iTunes and plug the iPhone into your computer.
  2. Once the iPhone is connected, you will see it listed under Devices in the left-hand column of iTunes. Select the iPhone in the Devices list.
  3. Click the Apps button.
  4. Click the File Sharing button, then choose the app that you want to open zip files with on the iPhone.
  5. Once you have selected the app, you will see a list of files that are stored on the iPhone. In this list, you will see the zip file that you want to open.
  6. Click on the zip file and open it. Once the zip file is opened, you will see its contents listed in the right-hand column. You can view the contents of the zip file on the iPhone.

How to Open Zip Files on the iPhone with the Help of Apps

I’ve prepared top 2 apps to open zip files with.

RAR Extractor

Are you looking for a tool to extract files from RAR archives? RAR Extractor is an application that you can use to extract files from RAR archives. This app can extract files from compressed files such as .RAR and .RAR5, .ZIP and .ZIPX, .7Z, .TAR, .GZ, .BZ2, and .XZ. You can use this tool to extract images, videos, music, documents, and many other files.

This app is very easy to use because it has a beautiful user interface. This tool is also very helpful because it supports drag & drop. You only need to drag certain files or folders to the main interface of this app. Then, click on the "extract here" button. This app can also be used to extract files from the command line.


iZip is a free file compression software that allows you to compress and decompress files of any format using its powerful, yet easy to use, interface. iZip is a free application that can support almost all popular file formats. You can use it to easily compress, extract, upload or download files and folders in the form of ZIP, JAR, RAR, 7Z, TAR, BZ2, etc.

This application allows you to zip and unzip files. You can compress the large size of files into a small size. This feature helps you to save storage space. When there are many files of large size, it is difficult to store them as they take more storage space. You can compress those large size files with this application.


Hope this article was helpful for you; see you soon for more articles and useful tips. Have a nice day!