File Explorer Ribbon Tabs in Windows 10

By Ciprian Adrian Rusen

Part of Windows 10 At Work For Dummies Cheat Sheet

File Explorer in Windows 10 displays commands in a series of icons stored on different tabs. This combination of icons and tabs is known as the Ribbon interface. The following table shows the commands grouped under each Ribbon tab for File Explorer.

These tabs are displayed based on context. For example, you always see the File tab on the Ribbon interface, but you see the Network tab only when you access other computers on the network.

Ribbon Tab Name Command Groups
File Opens the File menu with options for opening a new window,
opening the Command Prompt and PowerShell, changing folder and
search options, accessing Help, and closing File Explorer.
Home You find the Clipboard, Organize, New, Open, and Select
lists.
Share You find the Send and Share With list.
Computer You find the Location, Network, and System lists.
Network You find the Location, Network, Network and Sharing Center
lists.
Homegroup You find the Manage list.
View You find the Panes, Layouts, Current View, Show/Hide, and
Options lists.