How To Hide Files And Folders On Windows 10

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Hide Files And Folders On Windows

Sometimes no matter what content you keep in your system, you will find a reason to hide it. And fortunately for windows users, it is quite simple to make the content invisible rather than lock it with a password using any third party application.

So today at iGizmoGuy, we shall learn the tutorial which will let you to Hide Files And Folders On Windows 10. Steps are quite straight forward. Just take a look.

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How To Hide Files And Folders On Windows 10 :

How to hide files and folders using File Explorer :

Step 1 : Open File Explorer.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

Step 2 : Search file or folder which you want to hide.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

Step 3 : Double click on folder which you want to hide and tap on properties.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

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Step 4 : Now locate attributes and check on Hidden.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

Step 5 : Finally tap on Apply. A pop-up will appear if you’re hiding a folder with files and subfolders, make sure to select the Apply changes to this folder, subfolders, and files option.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

Step 6 : At last hit on OK.

Once you’ve completed the steps, the hidden items will not be visible anymore, because by default Windows 10 doesn’t show hidden files.

If you want to access your hidden files and folders, click on the View tab and make sure to check the Hidden items option. Then you can browse your hidden items as you would normally do with other content.

Hide Files And Folders On Windows

At any time you can make your files visible, you just need to double click on your hidden content->tap on properties->locate attributes->turn off Hidden.

Voila! You have successfully Hide Files And Folders On Windows.

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