Files not showing in Quick Access

Discus and support Files not showing in Quick Access in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance on Windows 10 Forums to solve the problem; Why are ordinary doc and xls files which I open, update and save not showing in my list of Recent Files in Quick Access? The File Explorer is set to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance' started by Tony Vella, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. Tony Vella Win User

    Files not showing in Quick Access


    Why are ordinary doc and xls files which I open, update and save not showing in my list of Recent Files in Quick Access? The File Explorer is set to Quick Access. Thanks in advance.

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    Tony Vella, Jun 13, 2018
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  2. Mohammed AliAli Win User

    Quick Access bar

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    We would be glad to help you with the issue you are facing today. I understand the difficulty.

    Remove items from Quick access.

    I would suggest you to follow the below steps.

    • Right click on the file or folder.
    • Select the option “unpin from the quick access”


    To pin items to an item already on the quick access bar.

    Follow the below steps.

    I would suggest you to create folder in the desktop screen & place all the files or folder which need to pin to the quick access.

    • Open the quick access.
    • Select the Desktop option.
    • Right click on the folder & select the option “pin to quick access”


    Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If the issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.



    Thank you.
     
    Mohammed AliAli, Jun 14, 2018
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  3. Mark Ole Win User
    Quick Access Crashes Explorer

    Hi Bill,

    Quick Access is a new feature in Windows 10 File Explorer navigation pane which helps users quickly navigate to locations which are frequently used. However, if you're having issues with Quick Access, you can try to disable and enable it. To disable Quick
    Access, follow these steps:

    • Type File Explorer Option in the search box.
    • Click on File Explorer Options.
    • Under General tab, choose This PC in the Open File Explorer to: drop down menu.
    • Uncheck Show recently used files in Quick access and
      Show frequently use folders in Quick access.
    • Click Apply an OK.
    • Restart the computer and re-enable Quick access.

    Let us know how it goes after performing the suggested troubleshooting steps.
     
    Mark Ole, Jun 14, 2018
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  4. PeterM_PRM Win User

    Files not showing in Quick Access

    Quick Access

    The reply isn't helpful unfortunately.

    The question/posting wasn't about deleting files or permanently deleting files.

    But about the display of recent files in Quick Access view, which is shown when opening File Explorer => Windows 10.

    Quick Access shows a list of (supposedly) recent files that have been opened. It doesn't automatically update when other files are opened.

    My question was about listings in Quick Access that showed files as having been moved or renamed when in fact they had been deleted (I would suggest the Recycle Bin).

    So to my partner the Quick Access listing was stating I had (attempted to) move/rename the files (and therefore hide them from her) whereas I had actually deleted them.

    I would appreciate someone verifying this is plausible with the way file listings are listed in Windows 10/Quick Access.
     
    PeterM_PRM, Jun 14, 2018
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