How to clear frequent folders and recent files history from Quick access in Windows 10

Windows 10 Quick access feature shows your frequently used folders and recently accessed files in File Explorer under Quick access view. You can clear your frequently used folders and recent files history from quick access using below steps:

  1. In Windows File Explorer, go to View menu and click "Options" to open "Folder Options" dialog.
  2. open folder option from view menu
  3. In "Folder Options" dialog, under Privacy section, click on "Clear" button next to "Clear File Explorer history".
  4. Clear or delete File Explorer history
    This will clear your current frequent folders and recent files history from Quick access.
Refer How to customize or disable Quick access in Windows 10 for detailed Quick access customization options.

Published - August 21, 2015 by Neelam Maske




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