How to delete quick logon history in Windows 10

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How to clear quick login history in Windows 10: - A very useful feature that comes with the new Windows 10 is its Quick Access feature. Quick Access saves all frequently used files and folders so that users can easily access those files and folders the next time they want to use them. But some users find this feature an invasion of their privacy and end up looking for ways to delete quick login history. There are many ways to get rid of this quick access history. In this article I have explained the best ways to disable the Quick Access feature. What are you waiting for? Let's start!

Delete all quick access history via folder options

STEP 1 - Launch File Navigator by clicking on the File Navigator system tray icon.

STEP 2 - Now click on File Card. In the expandable menu, click Change folder and search options.

STEP 3 - A new window for Folder Options opens. Under the Privacy section, look for a button called Safe. Click on it to clear File Explorer and Quick Access Histories.

Delete all quick access history via File Explorer options

STEP 1 - Launch Control Panel. You can do this by clicking directly on the Control Panel your choice Start menu.

STEP 2 - When the Control Panel window opens, look for a small drop-down list in the upper right corner next to the name Viewed by. You have to select Small Icons from this small drop-down list. Now from the list of options listed below, find and click the one called File Explorer Options. Please refer to the screenshot below if you have any questions.

STEP 3 - A new window called File Explorer Options opens. Under the Privacy section, you will see two checkboxes corresponding to the options Show recently used files in Quick access yes Show frequently used folders in Quick access. You have to uncheck these two checkboxes. Once done, press Request button at the bottom.

STEP 4 - Then, check the two checkboxes mentioned above and hit Request button as before. That is. Your quick login history is now cleared.

Delete the quick access history items one by one

  • You may want to remove a particular file or folder from Quick Access History. If so, you can simply start File Navigator and delete an item from the Quick Access History. For that, right-click on the file you want to delete and click on the option Remove from shortcut. That is.

It's that simple to turn off the Quick Access History on your Windows 10. Try the steps today to ensure your privacy. Hope you found the article useful.

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