How to Find AppData Folder in Windows 10

How to Find AppData Folder in Windows 10

The AppData folder includes application settings, files, and data unique to the applications on your Windows PC. The folder is hidden by default in Windows File Explorer and has three hidden sub-folders: Local, LocalLow, and Roaming.

You won't use this folder very often, but this is where your important files reside. For example, your bookmarks, saved sessions, and so on. And also, if you are an Android Developer or QA who is doing mobile automation you would be definitely looking for this folder.

Follow below steps to show AppData folder on Windows 10

Step 1: Go to C:/Users/YouUserName 

Step 2: Follow any of below Method

Method 1: Press ALT+F and Select Options if any of folder is selected or Select Change Folders and search options

options to display appdata

select folder options

Method 2: Go to control panel and select File Explorer Option

control panel file explorer option for app data

Method 3: Expand the Header from ^ arrow on top right corner and click on View and Select Hidden items checkbox

expand header to show hidden appdata folder

Step 3: In Case you are using Method 1 or Method 3, Click on View in Folder Options. Select radio button Show hidden folders, files and drives and Press OK.

view appdata hidden folder using folder options

You will see the AppData folder.

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