How to Hide or Show Pop-Up Description in Windows 11

You will see a pop-up description whenever you hover over an item in Windows 11 File Explorer or on a desktop.

You can hide it in Windows 11. Here’s how to do it.

Navigate to the View tab in the File Explorer Options. Open the File Explorer Options by pressing Windows + R. In the Run popup, type control folders and press Enter.

Unselect (to hide) or select (to display) the “Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items” option. You can find this option between “Show encrypted or compressed NTFS files in color” and “Show preview handlers in preview pane.”

Click on the “OK” button.

That’s all.

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