How to activate Windows 10 cached file explorer?

How to activate Windows 10 cached file explorer?

The Windows file explorer interface has evolved a lot with new versions of Windows. If under Windows 10, the file explorer interface is rather efficient, there is a variant, in the form of a universal application.

This other file explorer is however hidden, but can be activated very easily, with just a few clicks.

1. Create a new shortcut

From the Windows desktop, right click, go to the menu New, and select Shortcut.

2. Save the shortcut

In the window that opens, paste the following command in the field Enter the location of the item :

explorer shell: AppsFolder c5e2524a-ea46-4f67-841f-6a9465d9d515_cw5n1h2txyewy! App

Then click on the button next and enter a name for this new shortcut, Explorer UWP, for example, and click finish.

A new shortcut to the alternative Windows Explorer file interface should appear on your desktop.

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3. Pin the shortcut

To avoid having to go to your desktop each time to access the UWP file explorer, open it using a double click, then right-click on its icon from the taskbar, and choose it.Pin the taskbar.

This will add a direct access shortcut to the task bar at the bottom of the screen.