How to zip a folder

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There are so many reasons to zip a folder or file such as to save space on drive and it is easier to work with the zip files. That’s why you need to know how to zip a folder.

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How to zip a folder

There are many ways how to zip a folder such as:

  • Zip one folder
  • Zip multiple folders
  • Add files to zip folder

This processes how to zip a folder are described below:

Zip one folder

If you want zip just one folder then just  make a right click on the zipped folder and choose the option ‘send to’ from the menu and then choose ‘compressed(zipped)folder’ from the submenu.

Then simply rename the folder pressing enter after writing the name in place of ‘New folder’

Zip multiple folders

Just choose the folders you want to zip together and send it to the compressed file as the upper way and rename it.

Add files to zip folder

You can also add file to a previously zipped folder. You just have to drag the folder or folders selecting them to the zipped folder. You can do it using mouse and you have to keep moving your selected folder until you see ‘+copy’. Then release the mouse button from the left click. By this way your file will be added to the zipped folder as a compressed or zipped file.

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