How to filter files and folders in Windows 8.1?
Do the files and folders scattered across your Windows 8.1-PC overwhelm you at times? Well, if you haven’t sorted your documents in a long time, here is your chance to easily do it now. Given below are the easy steps that you can use to filter files and folders in your PC and thereby re-group them to suit your needs. By taking a look at the files and folders that are there on your PC you can also identify the redundant ones and thereby remove them as well. The below mentioned steps can also help you at times when you may be looking for a particular file or folder in your PC but aren’t able to locate the same.
The easy step solution to the above issue is as:
- Click on the Arrow icon at the left bottom of the ‘Start’ screen to open the Apps window.
- Under the ‘Windows System’ option, click ‘File Explorer’.
- Open the folder that contains the files or folders you want to filter.
- Point to the column heading that you want to filter and click the Down arrow to the right of the column heading, then select the property that you want to filter by.
As you may recall, File Explorer is the new name for Windows Explorer, which was the feature that provided you easy means to work with files and folders in the previous versions of Windows operating systems. And now that you know the easy steps that you can use to locate your missing files, working on your Windows 8.1 PC will be a cakewalk.
For a quick recap of the above mentioned steps, here is a short solution video that you can check out:Â