This is how you share files in Windows 10 with a homegroup

Microsoft has added the HomeGroup option to Windows starting with Windows 7, which makes it easy and user-friendly to share files between Windows computers. Here we show how this works in Windows 10.

With a homegroup, you can access all files, folders, and even printers shared through the homegroup with a Windows 10 generated password. Also Read: How to Recover Files from Broken External Hard Drive.

Create and manage homegroups

You can easily create a homegroup by going to Settings > Network & Internet to go and on Homegroup to click. Here you can create a homegroup, or join if one already exists.

When you create a homegroup, you will also be presented with the homegroup password, which is automatically created by Windows. You can consult this at a later time, for example to share it with others by going to the settings under Homegroup the option View the homegroup password and select print.

Do you want to remove a particular computer from the homegroup so that no more files can be shared with it? Then choose the option Remove the computer from the homegroup.

Share and access files

When you create a homegroup (or join an existing homegroup), you'll see a list of items you can share. For each item you can indicate whether or not you want to share it with the homegroup. Items can also be downloaded from the Explorer added by right-clicking on a file, folder, or service and clicking Share with clicking and Homegroup (open and edit) to choose.

You can view the files and folders that the computers in the homegroup share in the Explorer by clicking in the left panel below Libraries the item Homegroup to select. you will then see a list of the usernames of the computers that are members of the homegroup. Click it to see what this computer shares with the homegroup.

You can always change what you want to share with the homegroup in the settings.

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