How to Hide or Show Folder Size Information in Windows 10 Folder Tips

By default, when you hover your mouse over a folder in Windows 10, you can see its size information in a tooltip, and that tooltip is called “Folder Tips.”

Folder size information is shown in folder tips

If you don’t want to see folder size information in folder tips, you can hide it. Let’s see how to do it.

Steps

  1. Open File Explorer Options (To do that, press Windows Key + R, type control folders and then press “Enter” key).

  2. Go to the “View” tab.

  3. Find and unselect “Display file size information in folder tips,” which is between “Display file icon on thumbnails” and “Display the full path in the title bar.”
    Canceled the selection of Display file size information in folder tips

  4. Hit the “Ok” button at the bottom.

That’s all. The folder size information will not be shown anymore.

Folder size information is not shown in folder tips

If you want to display folder size information again, then follow the below steps:

Go to “View” tab in File Explorer Options.

Find and select “Display file size information in folder tips.”

Hit the “Ok” button.

Note:

You cannot see folder size information when hover your mouse over a folder in Quick access and This PC regardless of the folder tips setting.

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Also see:

How to Make File Explorer to Show Icons Instead of Thumbnails

How to Enable Dark Mode in Windows 10

How to Change Icon Size in Windows 10


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