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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 as "Folder Tips."

Folder size information is shown in folder tips

If you do not want to see folder size information in folder tips, you can hide it. Let's see how to do it.

Steps to Hide Folder Size Information in Windows 10 Folder Tips

  • angle-right
    Open File Explorer Options (To do that, press Windows Key + R, type control folders and then press "Enter" key).
  • angle-right
    Go to "View" tab.
  • angle-right
    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."
  • angle-right
    Hit "OK" button at the bottom.
Canceled the selection of Display file size information in folder tips

That is 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:

  • angle-double-right
    Go to "View" tab in File Explorer Options.
  • angle-double-right
    Find and select "Display file size information in folder tips."
  • angle-double-right
    Hit "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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