This tutorial will show you how to manually refresh items in a File Explorer window for your account in Windows 11.
Normally when an item in a File Explorer window is changed, it will auto-refresh by default to reflect the change. Sometimes it may not auto-refresh though, and you may need to manually refresh the File Explorer window to force it to update.
Press the F5 key.
Click/tap on the Refresh icon to the left of the address bar in File Explorer. (see screenshot below)
Right click or press and hold on the background of the File Explorer window. (see screenshots below)
Click/tap on Show more options (Shift + Right click).
Either click/tap on Refresh or press the e access key.