How to show hidden files in Windows 11
Published November 16, 2022
Windows 11 users may hide files for various purposes, such as keeping confidential files secret or reducing clutter in folders. To view hidden files:
- Click the folder icon in the Task Bar to open File Explorer. You can also open any folder or type the Windows key shortcut (Win+E) to open File Explorer.
- Click in the ribbon, then select .
- Windows will now show hidden files.