If you are always in and out of the Recycle bin, you might want to know that in File Explorer there is a way to add the Recycle bin to the view of “This PC” and from there to your Quick Access portion. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to add recycle bin to File Explorer in Windows 10.

Add recycle bin to File Explorer in Windows 10

To add recycle bin to File Explorer in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search box and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. The following Registry Editor screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path from the left pane of the screen.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace

Right click on the NameSpace option and select the New -> Key option as the following image is showing.

Rename the newly created key as {645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E} as the following image is showing.

Now open the File Explorer. Click the Recycle Bin option and drag it to the Quick access bar as the following image is showing.

Then Recycle Bin will be moved to the Quick Access bar. Then right click it and click the Unpin from Quick access option as the following image is showing.

Recycle Bin option will be unpinned from the Quick access bar.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to add Recycle Bin to File Explorer in Windows 10.

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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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