[SOLVED]How to Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

If we want to convert any of our folders and files to zip file in any other windows version than windows 10, we need the help of third part tool. But there is different scene in Windows 10 for zipping work. I need to say this because Windows 10 worth in its technology, because it reduces the need of all third party tools that we use in the oldest version of Windows. Today in this post, I am going to describe you the step by step process to Zip & Unzip a file or folder in Windows 10 and also I am going to add some fixes regarding the Zip file issues.

Zip a file or Folder

We can Zip a file or folder in Windows 10 using two options. They are

  • By using Send to option
  • By using Ribbon Menu

Using Send to Option (Single File or Folder)

Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

Step 1: At first, Select the name of the file or folder that you want to convert into zip file.

Step 2: Right Click on the Selected file or folder and click Send to option and select Compressed (zipped) folder.

Step 3: Rename the zipped file name or Windows will also suggest you names for that folder.

Using Send to Option (Multiple Files or Folders)

Step 1: If you want to convert multiple files or folder into zipped file then, Hold shift Key + Down Arrow or Up Arrow to select the continuous file.

                                                                                      (OR)

If you want to select differently aligned folders continuously, then Hold Ctrl key to select them.

Step 2: Right click the Selected files or folders and select Send to option & Compressed (zipped) folder.

Step 3: Rename the zipped file name or Windows will also suggest you names for that folder.

Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

Using Ribbon Menu

Step 1: Open the File explorer–>Zip Command–>Ribbon Menu.

Step 2: Select the file or folder and navigate to Share Tab.

Step 3: At the top left side in the panel, click the Zip Button.

Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

That’s it. By using the above method you can convert files or folders into Zipped folders. You can even add the files or any folders to existing Zipped by just dragging them to it.

Un Zip a File and Folder

Using Source Destination option

Unzipping file or folder is very easy step in the Windows 10, try the below steps.

Step 1: Open Extract (Compressed) Zipped folders in the file explorer.

Step 2: Type or Paste the Path of the folder that has to be extracted from the zipped folder as shown in below image.

Step 3: Click Extract.

Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

                                                                                       (OR)

Right click the file or folder name that you wish to unzip and select the option “Extract All”.

Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10

Hope i have helped you to Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10, Zip folders are very much essential for us. Do you have any other methods for Zip & Unzip a File or Folder in Windows 10 then please let us know by your comments. Do you have any other suggestion regarding this post? Then please let us know it by your comments below in the comment section.