Laravel - Class "App\Http\Controllers\File" not found - Solved

By Hardik Savani April 16, 2024 Category : Laravel

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A few days ago I was working on my laravel app and I simply get all files of folder using File. When I run the project then I found 'Class "App\Http\Controllers\File" not found' error. you can see bellow screenshot as well.


After some research, I found that If you are using the "File" class in Controller, Middleware, or blade file then you must have used facade on top.

so let's see bellow solution and example code here:


You must need to add "use Illuminate\Support\Facades\File;" on top of controller, middleware, command, event or blade files. Let's see bellow:

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\File;


You can see controller file code, how to use it.


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\File;

class UserController extends Controller



* Display a listing of the resource.


* @return \Illuminate\Http\Response


public function index(Request $request)


$files = File::files('images');

return view('users');



I hope it can help you...

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