How to show the Recycle Bin in the Windows 7 explorer

If you’ve bought a windows 7 PC you’ll notice that you can see the recycle bin icon in the windows 7 explorer. the only place the recycle bin is on the desktop. ┬áso in order to get the icon back in the explorer follow these steps.

Type in folder options in the search bar on the start menu

Click on the folder options icon as shown in the image below.

open folder options from start menu

open folder options from start menu

Figure 1 open folder options from start menu

Check the tick box in front of “Show all folders” then click on apply and then OK.

Tick the show all folders

Tick the show all folders

Figure 2 Tick the show all folders

Option the windows 7 explorer and now you can see the recycle bin icon.

Recycle bin icon can now be seen in the windows 7 explorer.

Recycle bin icon can now be seen in the windows 7 explorer.

Figure 3 Recycle bin icon can now be seen in the windows 7 explorer.

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