How to show hidden files and folders

Sometimes files and folders are hidden. Here's how to make them visible.

macOS:

⁃ Open the folder containing the hidden files you want to make visible

⁃ Press cmd + shift + [.]

Windows 10:

⁃ Open File Explorer from the taskbar 

⁃ Select View > Options > Change folder and search options

⁃ Select the View tab and, in Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives and OK.

Windows 11:

⁃ Open File Explorer from the taskbar 

⁃ Select View > Show > Hidden items

Linux:

⁃ Open the folder containing the hidden files you want to make visible

⁃ Press ctrl + H

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