Find Photos on Windows 10

With the increase in the storage capacity of our computer systems, the amount of digital media stored on our computer systems is increasing drastically. The digital media includes files such as images, videos, audios, presentations, games etc. We store these files at various different locations and at times, the number of those locations is so large that we even forget where we have stored our pictures. Sometimes, we even forget that a certain picture exists on our computer system or not. In this situation, there should be adequate ways through which we can collectively see all the photos saved on our PCs so that we can easily locate them whenever we want. In this article, we will explain to you the different methods through which you can find out all the photos stored on your Windows 10 PC.

Two Ways for Finding All Photos Stored on Your Windows 10 PC

In order to find out all the photos stored on your Windows 10 PC, you can make use of any of the two methods listed below:

Method # 1: The manual way of finding Photos

In this method, we will tell you how you can manually find out all the photos stored on your computer system. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type file explorer in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the file explorer window. The newly opened File Explorer window is shown in the following image:

Windows File Explorer

Click on the Pictures tab as highlighted in the image shown above. As soon as you will click on it, you will be able to see all the photos stored in different sub-folders of the Pictures folder of Windows 10 as shown in the image below:

Pictures tab

Now click on the Downloads folder as highlighted in the following image:

Downloads folder

After clicking on it, you will be able to see all the photos that you have downloaded from the Internet.

Now click on all the drives of your computer system one by one and locate all your photos stored in those drives.

Method # 2: Automatically search for Photos stored on your PC

In this method, we will tell you how you can automatically search for all the photos stored on your Windows 10 PC. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type file explorer in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the file explorer window. The newly opened File Explorer window is shown in the following image:

Open the Windows File Explorer

Click on This PC as highlighted in the image shown above.

Now click on any of the drives whose photos you want to find out. In this example, I will try to find out all the photos of the C drive as highlighted in the image shown below:

Select the drive

After clicking on it, the interface of the window will change as shown in the following image:

Search Tools

Click on the Search tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

On the Search ribbon, click on the dropdown list corresponding to the field of Kind as highlighted in the image shown below:

Select kind of file

Select Picture from the Kind dropdown list as shown in the following image:

Select Picture

As soon as you will click on it, the command kind:=picture will be inserted in the search bar of the File Explorer window as highlighted in the image shown below:

kind = picture

This command will start executing soon after being inserted into the search bar and it will return all the images stored in different formats such as png, jpeg, gif etc. on your C drive as shown in the following image:

Images files found

In the same manner, you can view the photos stored in any of the drives of your Windows 10 PC.

Conclusion

By following any of the two methods discussed in this article, you can easily find out all the photos stored on your Windows 10 PC. The first method is quite simple and it is the most commonly used method whereas the second method is quite efficient and it can help you in finding out all the photos stored on your Windows 10 PC just with the help of a single command.

Find All Photos Stored On Your Windows 10 PC
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