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How to Launch Folder Options in Windows 10?

Dec 17th 2018 at 11:10 PM

This concept of Folder options was introduced in Windows 10 and was still come into Windows 10 since it makes it simpler for users to easily access settings and various shortcuts for some common tasks including copy, move paste and others. In the previous version of Windows, you could easily access the Folder Options by going to Tools and then Options. Now, in the Windows 10, the tool menu is no longer exists, but you can easily access the Folder Options via ribbon you just need to click on the View option and then click on the Options tab.

How to Launch Folder Options in Windows 10

However, many settings of the Folder options are now allocated under the View button of the File Explorer that simply means you don’t need to necessarily go to the Folder Options to change the settings of the Folder. Moreover, Windows 10 Folder Options is called the File Explorer Options.

So, here we will discuss complete stepwise guide to launch the Folder Options in Windows 10 easily. But before continuing with the process, we recommend you to use these steps in ascending order to avoid the troubles and errors. The steps are discussed below.

Steps to Launch Folder Options in Windows 10

We advise you to ensure that whether you create any restore point for an emergency. If sometimes anything goes wrong then this step will save your data in particular restore point that have chosen, here how to do it:

Method-1: Open Folder Options by using Windows Search

It is one of the easiest ways to accessing the Folder Options is to use the Windows Search to search out the Folder options for you easily. Here how it is:

  1. Click the Windows + S keys together to launch the Search tab.
  2. Then, type “Folder Options.”
  3. Now, from the search consequence, click on File Explorer Options to access the Folder Options.

Method-2: Open Folder Options in File Explorer Ribbon

  1. Click the Windows + E keys together to open the File Explorer.
  2. Then, Click on the View option from the ribbon.
  3. After that, click on the Options located under the ribbon.
  4. Now, a Folder Options window will automatically open on your system from where you can access different settings.

Method-3: Open Folder Options from Control Panel

  1. Initially, type “Control” in the Windows Search box.
  2. Next, click on the “Control Panel” from the search result.
  3. Then, click on the “Appearances and Rationalization” option.
  4. After that, click on the “File Explorer” Options.
  5. If you can’t find it, then type Folder Options in the Control Panel Search box and click on the File Explorer Options from the search result.

Robert Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Samuel has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as and .


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