How to Copy Path of a File or Folder in Windows 10

You can copy a file or folder path in three diverse ways in Windows 10. Let’s see what those unique methods are.

Copy File or Folder Path in Windows 10

Method #1

  1. Select the item.
  1. In the Ribbon’s Home tab, you can see the Copy path option. Hit it.

The selected item path is copied to the Clipboard.

Note: remember, the copied path contains double quotes on both sides.

Alternatively, you can use this keyboard shortcut keys method. After you’ve selected the item, press the following keys one by one – Alt, H, C, P.

Method #2

  1. Press the Shift key and right-click on the item.
  1. In the context menu, you can see Copy as path option which you can find between Pin to Start and Send to. Hit it.

The selected item path is copied to the Clipboard.

Note: The copied path contains double quotes on both sides.

Method #3

This method is for the folder only.

  1. Open the folder.
  1. Right-click on the address bar of File Explorer.
  1. In the context menu, you can see Copy address and Copy address as text option. Select the one you prefer.

The selected folder path is copied to the Clipboard.

Note: Keep in mind that the copied path doesn’t contain double quotes.