Simply launch File Explorer, and the Quick Access section appears right off the bat. You'll see your most frequently used folders and most recently used files at the top of the left and right panes. By default, the Quick Access section is always in this location, so you can jump to the top to view it.
Here's how to do so:
Quick Access gives you an area in File Explorer to better organize your PC life, but also help you locate recently accessed files and folders. As you use your PC, Windows 10 will continue to keep record of your file activities and automatically update the list.
Two Fixes - Quick Access Not Working/Responding, Crashing All the Time. Once you find Quick Access not working normally as it should, try to disable and then re-enable it. Or else, manually delete some related %appdata% files.
In File Explorer, try to remove the pinned item by right-clicking and choosing Unpin from Quick access or use Remove from Quick access (for frequent places that's added automatically). But if that doesn't work, create a folder with the same name and in the same location where the pinned item expects the folder to be.
By default, the Quick Access Toolbar is present on the extreme left of the File Explorer title bar. Open a File Explorer window in Windows 10 and look at the top. You can see the Quick Access Toolbar in all of its minimalistic glory in the upper-left corner.
How to Add Quick Access Shortcuts.
Open File Explorer, click on the View tab in Ribbon and then click on Options, and then Change folder and search options. From the drop-down menu, select This PC instead of Quick Access. Click on Apply and exit. Read: How to Backup and Restore Quick Access Folders.
How do I restore Quick Access?
Whenever you open a File Explorer window, you'll see the Quick Access view, which provides access to frequently used folders and recently used files. If you'd prefer to go the more traditional route and view “This PC” instead, you can.
Here's how to clean up and restrict Quick Access in Windows 10.The Windows 10 Quick Access settings are found in File Explorer's Folder Options interface. To get there, open a File Explorer window and navigate to the View tab at the top.
Like Windows 8.1, Windows 10 has a secret power user menu—really called the Quick Access menu—which provides handy access to advanced system tools like Device Manager, Disk Management, and Command Prompt. This is a feature all power users and IT pros will want to know about.