Many times, the Windows 10 users want to share their files while using different apps. Windows 10 lets you share the files directly from File Explorer. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can share the files directly from File Explorer in Windows 10.

Sharing Files from within File Explorer in Windows 10

In order to share the files from File Explorer in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type run in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the run prompt. The newly opened Run Prompt dialogue box is shown in the following image:

Open run window

Now type the command,

shell:sendto

in the textbox corresponding to the Open field. This command is also highlighted in the image shown below:

The shell:sendto command

After typing in this command in the Open text field, click on the OK button as highlighted in the image shown above.

As soon as you will click on it, you will be able to see a list of all the apps with the help of which you can share your files from File Explorer in Windows 10 as shown in the following image:

Select device

You can also add in more apps to this folder simply by dragging them into it if they are installed on your operating system.

Now type file explorer in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the new file explorer window. The newly opened File Explorer window is shown in the image below:

file explorer

Locate the file that you want to share as highlighted in the image shown above.

Right click on your desired file in order to launch a cascading menu as shown in the following image:

Send-To menu

Select the Send to option from the cascading menu and then choose the desired app through which you want to share your file. In this example, I am choosing the Documents app as highlighted in the image shown above.

Conclusion

By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily share the files straight away from the File Explorer in Windows 10 without even having to go through various lengthy steps. This method is quite helpful and convenient to use and you can get your work done just within a few seconds by following all the steps correctly.

How to Share Files from File Explorer in Windows 10
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