Have you noticed that when you open a folder in File Explorer in Windows 10, it only displays the folder name in the title bar? If you want to change this behavior of Windows 10 and want to show the absolute path of the folder in the title bar, this gearupwindows article will guide you.
There are at least two methods on Windows 10 that allows you to display the full folder path in the File Explorer title bar. You can either use Folder Options or Registry Editor. Using any method, you can make the changes to your PC.
How to Make Visible Full Folder Path in Title Bar of Windows 10 File Explorer?
Using Folder Options
To make the folder full path visible in the title bar of Windows 10 file explorer through the Folder Options, do the following:-
Step 1. First, open Folder Options.
Step 2. When the Folder Options dialog appears on your computer, select the
Step 3. Next, check the option “Display the full path in the title bar” under the “Advanced settings” section.
Step 4. Then, click the
Step 5. Finally, hit the
That’s it—no need to restart your computer. The next time you open a folder, the full path of that folder will appear in the title bar of Windows 10 File Explorer.
Through Registry Editor
If you want to apply the setting to show or hide the full path of the folder in the title bar of Windows 10 File Explorer through Registry Editor, do these steps:-
Step 1. First, launch Registry Editor.
Step 2. When Registry Editor appears on your PC, browse to the following key in the left side pane:-
Step 3. On the right-side of the “CabinetState” folder, double-click on the
Step 4. Enter the following number in the “Value data” field:-
- 0: To hide absolute path.
- 1: To show the absolute path.
Step 5. Next, click the
Step 6. Finally, restart your computer to apply the change.
After completing the above steps, Windows 10 will show or hide the full path of the folder in the title bar of File Explorer according to your choice.