This tutorial will show you how to apply view settings of a folder to all folders for your account in Windows 11.
You can change the folder view settings in Windows 11 to what you want for each separate folder.
View settings for a folder include the template, columns, column width, Group by, Sort by, and layout view.
If you like, you can apply the view settings of a folder to all folders at once without needing to manually apply one by one.
Specify a default template for all folders to be optimized for a General items, Documents, Pictures, Music, or Videos type you want for them.
Open File Explorer (Win+E).
Open a folder you want to apply its view settings to all folders.
Customize this folder's columns, column width, Group by, Sort by, and layout view settings to how you want.
Click/tap on the See more (3 dots) button on the command bar, and click/tap on Options. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on the Apply to Folders button. (see screenshot below)
If you have This PC or a library open, Apply to Folders will be grayed out.
Click/tap on Yes to confirm. (see screenshot below)
Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below)
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