What is a .NOMEDIA File And How To Open It (Simple Steps)

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While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .nomedia extension. Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. In this article we will explain what .nomedia file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .NOMEDIA file?

The .NOMEDIA file extension is Android No Media File. The format of this file is text, and it is a miscellaneous file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .nomedia file on 1 platform.

How to open a .NOMEDIA file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .NOMEDIA file on various operating systems.

How to open a .NOMEDIA file on Android

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .nomedia file on Android in simple steps.

Step 1

Image 1: Locating your .NOMEDIA file in the download folder

The first step is locating the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 2

Image2: Unable to open the file

If you try clicking the file, it will show you the error above.

Step 3

Image3: Open your Google Play Store

You need to locate the Google Play Store and open it.

Step 4

Image4: Search for the software and download it

To open the file, you will need to download the Droida Nomedia software. Please search for it in the Google Play Store and install it. You could also download the Droida Nomedia software. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Android.

Still cannot open the .NOMEDIA file?

If you cannot open the .NOMEDIA file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .NOMEDIA file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .non – Dr. Steven Simpson, .nop – Sonnori, .not – Notation Software, .not – MakeMusic, .note – Ginger Labs. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .NOMEDIA file with the Droida Nomedia software on Android.