How to Rename a File or Folder

How to Rename a File or Folder. It's easy to rename a file or folder when its contents change. These instructions should work for most operating systems.

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Move through your folders until you have located the file or folder that you want to rename.

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Click on the file or folder to select it.

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Click the item's text box to select it, then type in the new name.

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Press Enter (if using Windows) or Return (on a Mac) to save the new name.