How to open Folder Options or File Explorer Options in Windows 10

How to open Folder Options or File Explorer Options in Windows 10

You can use File Explorer Options (aka Folder Options ) to change how files and folders work, and how items are displayed on your computer.

This tutorial will show you different ways on how to open Folder Options or File Explorer Options in Windows 10.

Note : The Apply to Folders option will be greyed out, unless you open File Explorer Options from the same folder window in File Explorer that you want to apply to other folders, using the same folder template.

Open File Explorer Options in Control Panel

Open Control Panel (icon view) and click the File Explorer Options icon.

Open File Explorer Options in Control Panel

Open Folder Options in the File Explorer ribbon

1. Open File Explorer ( Win + E ).

2. Click the View tab and click Options in the ribbon.

Open Folder Options in the File Explorer ribbon

Open Folder Options in the File Explorer file menu

1. Open File Explorer ( Win + E ).

2. Click the File tab and click Change folder and search options in the File menu .

Open Folder Options in the File Explorer file menu

Open Folder Options in File Explorer using keyboard shortcuts

1. Open File Explorer ( Win + E ).

2. Press the Alt + V keys to view the available keyboard shortcuts in the View tab of the ribbon, and then press the Y and O keys.

Press the Alt + V keys to see the available keyboard shortcuts in the View tab
Press the Y and O keys

Open Folder Options from Quick Access in File Explorer

1. Open File Explorer ( Win + E ).

2. Right-click or press and hold Quick Access in the navigation pane and click Options.

Open Folder Options from Quick Access in File Explorer
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