Easy Folder Picker

Easy directory picker for Flutter


A flutter package to pick directories and handles requesting required permissions as well. This package only supports ANDROID.

Picker Screenshot1 Picker Screenshot2


Add below line to your pubspec.yaml and run flutter packages get

  easy_folder_picker: ^latest version


Add below line to your android/app/src/main/AndroidManifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />

If you want to allow creating new folders directly from picker then add the below permission also

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />

Android 10 (Q)

In Android 10, you need to add the Following Lines in AndroidManifest file:


Android 11

From Android 11, you need to manage permission within your app, if you want to write in different folders of external storage.


  1. Add the following Lines in AndroidManifest file
  <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.MANAGE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>
  1. Add device_info package to check android version
  2. Check permission if app can manage external storage if its android 11 or greater Note: This is a runtime permission (might not show it in app info's permission section )
  var status = await Permission.manageExternalStorage.status;
      if (status!.isRestricted) {
        status = await Permission.manageExternalStorage.request();

      if (status!.isDenied) {
        status = await Permission.manageExternalStorage.request();
      if (status!.isPermanentlyDenied) {
          backgroundColor: Colors.green,
          content: Text('Please add permission for app to manage external storage'),

Flutter Usage

import 'package:easy_folder_picker/FolderPicker.dart';

// In any callback call the below method
  Future<void> _pickDirectory(BuildContext context) async {
    Directory directory = selectedDirectory;
    if (directory == null) {
      directory = Directory(FolderPicker.ROOTPATH);

    Directory newDirectory = await FolderPicker.pick(
        allowFolderCreation: true,
        context: context,
        rootDirectory: directory,
        shape: RoundedRectangleBorder(
            borderRadius: BorderRadius.all(Radius.circular(10))));
    setState(() {
      selectedDirectory = newDirectory;