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Hide Frequent Folders in File Explorer on Windows 10

In the File Explorer on Windows 10 computer, the folders you visit frequently are listed automatically, as shown in the following picture. If you don't want other people to know your frequently-accessed folders, you can hide them according to the two methods illustrated below.

Video guide on how to hide frequent folders in Windows 10 File Explorer:

2 ways to hide frequent folders in File Explorer on Windows 10:

Way 1: Hide a frequent folder via the folder context menu.

In File Explorer, right-click a frequent folder and choose Hide from frequent on the context menu.

Note: If there's no such an option in the context menu on your Windows 10 PC, use the following method.

Way 2: Hide frequent folders by unpinning them from Quick access.

Tip: If you pin items to Quick access, they will be shown in Frequent folders.

Step 1: Select all frequent folders.

Step 2: Right-tap the folders and select Unpin from Quick access in the menu.

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