How to open (unzip) a ZIP file on Windows 11 (step by step)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to open (unzip) a ZIP file on Windows 11.

ZIP is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression.

Steps

1. Open File Explorer (Windows Explorer).

Open File Explorer

2. Go to the ZIP file.

ZIP file

3. Right-click on the ZIP file.

4. Click on Extract All.

Extract ZIP file in Windows 11

5. When the “Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders” window appears, you click on the Extract button in the bottom right corner of the window.

Extract ZIP file in Windows 11

Windows 11 will now unzip the ZIP file.



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