Here you’ll get the tips for how to Get All Recent Files List in Windows 10 and add it to desktop as icon or in Taskbar for quick Access. People think there is no recent files list in the windows 10 start menu as earlier Windows OS. As recent files list contains 20 recent files in its quick access area which helps to access quickly. To get the recent files list in the windows 10 you must follow this windows 10 ‘show all recent files list’ tricks.
Including folders windows 10 can show only 20 recent files in its quick access area but today we are going to guide you how to show the all recent files and folders in windows 10 and add it to desktop, taskbar or start menu. To get back recent files list in windows 10 read this trick carefully.
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How to Get All Recent Files List in Windows 10 and Add to Desktop as icon or in Taskbar for Quick Access
Not more difficult to get recent file for quick access on Windows 10. Together how to get back the recent files list in Windows 10 you must know how to Find Printer IP Address in Windows 10? Here we’ll also show how to add recent items to desktop as icon in Windows 10. And how to clear recent files in Windows 10?
Have a Look of the Quick Access on Windows 10 from Windows Explorer
Here we are sharing our experience of quick access in Windows 10 from Windows Explorer.
Hence, you saw that the limited recent opened files are still exist in Windows 10. It was the rummer that Windows 10 doesn’t contain the recent items. By 3 ways of Accessing recent items in Windows 10 you’ll also be expert of this area.
Top 3 Tricks and Ways to Access Recent Items in Windows 10
Follow the below tricks and learn how to add recent items to taskbar and desktop for quick access in windows 10.
Trick-1) Microsoft haven’t forget to add recently opened files and folders feature in Windows 10. Windows 10 also has the feature of record recently opened files and folders, and it still doing its job. It’s available under ‘Recent’ folder which can be open and access by below command.
Go and open the ‘Run’ box and just type shell:recent over there. By following two ways you can get the Run box.
- Press Windows Key (4-squire, left side on the bottom) + ‘R’ together. Or,
- Search for ‘Run’ in Windows 10 and click over to open.
Now you can also see all the recent files/folders in Windows 10 with the path of the folder. You’ll have the different path for every user of your computer. That’s not new it does same in Windows 7 too.
Useful Guide: People who work in as an administrator in their office or other workgroup place or domain environment => They’ll be able to see all the correct folder under the each user profile by accessing one-by-one.
Trick-2) If you want to make a habit of accessing the recent item daily basis on your Windows 10 laptop or desktop then use below shortcut for each use.
How to Add Recent items to Desktop as icon for Quick Access?
Go to home screen of your Windows 10 => Right click on the empty space => Create a New shortcut => Type %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\ into the box locating on your screen.
As I have done here.
Click to “Next” => Give a proper Name and Press “Finish” button. Now you can see the Recent item folder has been created on your Windows 10 desktop home screen.
Trick-3) Now drag and add it to your taskbar or Start menu or quick access area to make the access more easy. So, that you can access Recent items in Windows 10 very quickly. To do that follow the image below.
Right click on the new created icon and all the three option shown in the below image.
Now check the recent item folder Start menu, taskbar now.
How to Clear Recent Files in Windows 10?
Right click on Recent item folder’s icon => Give a single click on “Clear recent items list”. As shown below.
Wow! you have successfully learnt how to access more recent items in Windows 10. More recent items means files and folders. And also how to clear recent items list on Windows 10.