How To Access The New Windows 10 File Explorer

By Gizbot Bureau

Microsoft has been using the File Explorer on Windows from the past 20 years. Even though Microsoft is planned to change, there is no official confirmation to release the new File Explorer. The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is developed by Microsoft for bringing all their apps on the same platform and to be used on all Microsoft devices. If the app runs on Windows 10, then it is compatible with Xbox, Windows 10 Mobile, Surface devices, HoloLens, and other such devices. The new File Explorer looks attractive and is unique from the old ones.

How To Access The New Windows 10 File Explorer


Some of the unique features of the latest File Explorer are: Drop and drag files, right-click menu for enhanced functionality, latest improved and attractive buttons, and setting a picture as a background by just clicking the button. They are designed differently to identify the folders and files to carry out tasks such as copy, cut, paste, and creating folders.

Since the File Explorer is in the development phase, the options in the toolbar are not named. Remember that the latest interface under the testing stage. So, there are some chances for a few bugs when you use the new file explorer. This method works on the new version of Windows 10. So, ensure that you are having the latest version of Windows 10.

Step 1: Firstly, open the 'My Computer' or 'This PC' on your current Windows Explorer.

Step 2: Here, you can view the File Explorer of Windows 10.

Step 3: On the address bar of the File Explorer, type the command shell: AppsFolder\c5e2524a-ea46-4f67-841f-6a9465d9d515_cw5n1h2txyewy! App and press Enter.

Step 4: Now, the new file explorer is loaded and you can view the latest File Explorer of Windows 10.

Step 5: If you want to utilize as a default file explorer, on the app you need to right-click and choose 'Pin to Taskbar'.


This is the simplest method to get access to the latest File Explorer on Windows 10. But the latest file explorer can't be permanently activated as it is in the testing stage. When you close the Windows 10 through pressing the X button, it will get closed. If you want to reload it, you need to follow the above steps again.

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