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How to Hide Files or Folder in Windows 10

This article will tell you how to hide files or folder in Windows 10. Now, go ahead to hide your files or folder in Windows 10.

Guide Steps
Way 1: Hide files/folder in the Properties.
Way 2: Hide files/folder in the File Explorer.

Way 1: Hide files/folder in the Properties.

Step 1: Choose the files/folder that you want to hide. Right-click on the files/folder and select Properties at the bottom of the list.

right cilck the files and select properties

Step 2: Click the General tab and tick the Hidden under the Attributes section.

tick the hidden in general tab

Step 3: Click Apply button, and enter the Confirm Attribute Changes. Click the OK. SO the file/folder will disappear or become a translucent icon. 

successfully hide files in the properties

Way 2: Hide files/folder in the File Explorer.

Step 1: Click on the Start button located on the bottom left corner of your screen, and open the File Explorer.

open the file explorer

Step 2: Choose the files/folder that you want to hide.

choose the files that you want to hide

Step 3: Select the View tab and click on the Hide selected items.

cilck the hide selected items in view tab

Step 4: The selected file/folder will disappear.

successfully hide files in the file expiorer

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