Microsoft may be planning to add a much-desired feature in the Windows 11 File explorer. “Tabs” can be enabled in the exiting Windows 11 File explorer if you are running the latest Dev channel Build 22572.
Coming to details now, while Microsoft hasn’t enabled the Tabs in Windows 11 File explorer officially, the feature is hidden nonetheless. One can use below mentioned steps to enable and use Windows 11 File explorer with Tabs if running Build 22572.
Steps to enable Tabs in Windows 11 File explorer:
- Download the ViveTool from GitHub.
- Extract the ZIP file to your PC.
- Open the Command Prompt in Admin Mode by right-clicking on the Windows Start icon.
- Navigate to the ViveTool in Command prompt
- Enter the command ‘vivetool addconfig 34370472 2’. Reboot the PC and done.
34370472 is the feature number for enabling Tabs. 2 is used to enable and 1 to disable the feature. Here is your first look at the File explorer with Tabs enabled in both Light and Dark modes.
The Windows 11 update destined to come out next year will be the version 22H2. As per a new report this update will bring much-desired and currently missing Taskbar features back. It may also bring system-wide Dark mode and many other new features and UI changes.
The Windows 11 version 22H2 update is termed Sun Valley 2 update internally. It may follow the Windows 11 21H2 release date schedule. Read more about Windows 11 version 22H2 new features and release date by clicking here.