A compressed or a zipped file uses less storage so you can easily transfer them to other devices.
Compress a file
- Right-click the file or folder you want to zip.
- Select Send to, then choose Compressed (zipped) folder.
A compressed folder with the same name is created in the same location as with the original file or folder.
Extract a file
- Right-click the compressed file.
- Select Extract All, then follow the instructions.