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How to Save specific Windows File Explorer searches?

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In this post I will explain you to how to save specific windows file explorer searches for faster feature queries. File Explorer/Windows Explorer lets you save a specific search for quick access later. if you are regularly explore through windows explorer search menu to looking a series of file, save search time and quick access without retyping it could be for you a solution to count.

in windows 10 this feature is available That you could save searches that you do in Windows Explorer Until the next time it’s easier to access your searches result. Way of doing this is quite simple bub perhaps you have not use it till now. So let’s get started.

Save specific Windows File Explorer searches

open file explorer by typing searches command in the windows searches box and then click on it. After typing Searches any option is not displayed and only you will be entered into the search window. ( refer in the image below)

File Explorer searches

File Explorer searches

Then right-click on Quick access and choose “Pin current folders to Quick access” from the context menu. Then, it’ll show up in File Explorer’s left sidebar.

Pin current folder to quick access

Pin current folder to quick access

Type in your search query and press Enter. Now the search results will begin to appear. You can save these search results. Find the button named Save search from the ribbon at the top. Now click on it.

Save specific Windows File Explorer searches

Save specific Windows File Explorer searches

As you can see, saved searches appear in the Favorites section of the Navigation pane (image below), so that you can easily run a search whenever you need to.

save specific Windows File Explorer

save specific Windows File Explorer

Now that you’ve save searches you can find it easier, all you have to do is double-click any saved search. File Explorer will run the search and show you the results.

You can also save a search by dragging its icon from the address bar to wherever you want to store it. This works in Windows 7, 8, and 10. shown in figure.

Drag and drop folder

Drag and drop folder

And finally, Windows 10 adds the handy feature of letting you pin saved searches to the Start menu for even easier access. Just right-click a search you’ve saved and choose “Pin to Start” from the context menu. ( refer in the screenshot below)

Save Searches in Windows for Quick Access Later

Save Searches in Windows for Quick Access Later

For more Info: How To Save File Search Result In Windows 10 And Use Them Later

Conclusion

That’s all. The beauty of saving this search is that it remains relative to the current date, meaning if you look at it next year it will be loaded with your most recent documents and not those from when you did the search.

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