01. Unzipping files with Windows File Explorer

  1. Open File Explorer and find the zipped folder.
  2. To unzip the entire folder, right-click to select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.
  3. To unzip a single file or folder, double-click the zipped folder to open it. Then, drag or copy the item from the zipped folder to a new location.

02. Unzipping files with WinRAR

  1. If you have a ZIP file to open, make sure that the ZIP file extension is ticked in the WinRAR integration panel.
  2. Double-click on the file and it will be displayed in WinRAR. Select the files that you want to open/extract and click on the “Extract To” icon at the top of the WinRAR window.
  3. Click “OK” and your ZIP file will be saved in your destination folder!

03. Unzipping files with 7-Zip

  1. Locate the desired zip file.
  2. Right-click it and select 7-Zip > Extract Here. The file will be extracted to the folder containing the zipped file. Select Extract files to change the extraction folder.
  3. The files contained in the zip file have now been extracted to the location of your choosing, and can be used as normal.

04. Unzipping files with WinZip

  1. Double-click the WinZip file.
  2. Choose one of the 3 unzip options in the dialog that displays.
  3. When WinZip opens, click Unzip to in the Actions pane.

05. Unzipping files with Files by Google

  1. On your Android device, open Files by Google.
  2. On the bottom, tap Browse.
  3. Navigate to the folder that contains a .zip file you want to unzip.
  4. Select the .zip file.
  5. A pop up appears showing the content of that file.
  6. Tap Extract.
  7. You’re shown a preview of the extracted files. If you want to delete the .zip file after extraction, select the “Delete ZIP file” checkbox.
  8. Tap Done.
  9. The extracted files are saved in the same folders as the original .zip file.

Note: Only .zip files are supported.