I have a file and I know there is a media that references it. How can I get this media?

In the opposite direction, knowing the media id, I can get the file:

$media = Media::load($mid);
$fid = $media->field_media_image->target_id;
$file = File::load($fid);

But now I know the file id and I want the media. How can I get it?


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You can use entityQuery:

$fid = 13141;
$usedIn = \Drupal::entityQuery('media')
  ->condition('field_media_image.target_id', $fid)

Example response:

    [15105] => 13109

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