Customizing the Navigation Pane
- From within Windows Explorer, select Organize, Folder and Search Options. …
- When the Folder Options dialog box appears, select the General tab, shown in Figure 6.19. …
- In the Navigation Pane section, check the Show All Folders option.
- Click OK.
Right-click the desired library in the navigation pane and select Don’t show in navigation pane in the context menu. Right-click the library in the Libraries folder and select Don’t show in navigation pane in the context menu. Uncheck the box Shown in navigation pane box in the library properties dialog.
To Reset Navigation Pane Expanded State in Windows 10 File Explorer, Close File Explorer. Open the Registry Editor app. On the right side, right-click on the ExpandedState value and select Delete from the context menu.
Press the keyboard shortcut Win+R to open the Run dialog box. Or, type run in the Windows Search box and press Enter. In the Run dialog box, enter outlook.exe /resetnavpane and select OK.
Click the View tab atop the File Explorer ribbon to open your view options. The Navigation pane is on the left by default, but we’re going to hide it. 3. At the left, select Navigation pane, and and then click Navigation pane from the dropdown to remove the checkmark.
Double-click the System. IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree option in the right pane. Set it to 0 and click “OK”. The OneDrive folder will vanish from the File Explorer’s sidebar immediately.
Click on the Customization category available on the left part. Access the File Explorer tab on the right section. Select Show User Folder in Navigation Pane option. Click on Apply Tweaks button available on the bottom right part.
To make the navigation pane expand to the open folder in Windows 10, do the following.
- Open This PC in File Explorer.
- Enable the navigation pane if required.
- Right click the empty space on the left to open the context menu.
- Enable the option Expand to current folder.
The Navigation Pane offers shortcuts to places you visit most frequently. Found along the left edge of every folder, the Navigation Pane contains several main sections: Quick Access, OneDrive, and This PC. (On PCs connected through a network, you’ll also see entries for Network and Homegroup.)