How to Find the AppData Folder on Windows? (Two Cases)


The AppData folder is a hidden folder on Windows 10/8.1/8/7. Most of you have never seen it let alone access that folder. But in some cases, you just delete that folder or files in it by mistake. This will cause problems on your computer.


First, you should know what the AppData folder is.

The Windows AppData folder is a folder that contains all the files specific to your Windows user profile. That means, with these files, it will be easy to transfer your data from one device to another as long as you sign in with the same profile.

Some apps are using the AppData folder to save the profile data. Then, it will be easy to keep data synced between different devices.
The Windows web browsers, like Chrome or Firefox, save the profiles and bookmarks in the AppData folder.
The Email programs, like Thunderbird or Outlook, also store data in this folder.
Many computer games' Save files also appear in the AppData folder.
And more…
Obviously, the files on the AppData folder are very important for you. You have to keep them in all cases.

Usually, there is no need to open the AppData folder and edit the files in it. That said, it is useful to know where the AppData folder is and how to open it. In the following part, we will show you this information.

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