Windows 10 Tutorials 118 – How to Clear File Explorer History

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this new operating system by Microsoft.

This tutorial will show you how to clear File Explorer history in Windows 10.

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Windows 10 saves the history of the file and folders you have accessed recently and frequently as well as what you have typed in the File Explorer address bar. For privacy reason or to just have a clean File Explorer experience, you can clear this history.

How to Clear File Explorer History in Windows 10:

  1. Open File Explorer and click on the View tab.
  2. In View tab click on the Options icon.
    How to Clear File Explorer History
  3. Under General tab in File Explorer Options, click on the Clear button.
    How to Clear File Explorer History
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