[ BACK 2 BASICS ] How-To Enable File Deletion & Show Hidden Files

Hi guys here we are in a new series of Back2Basics this is going to be a series of guides, tutorials on how to learn from the start the basic changes in xbmc/kodi, here is the starter on this series how-to enable file deletion and show hidden files these guides are simple as the title says Back2Basics i have based these on the new user for xbmc/kodi and hope they will help will all the questions the new user may have.

So let’s get started guys, firstly start up your xbmc/kodi media center follow the simple instructions as pictured below.

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Select System.


Now we need to goto Appearance.


Now in the picture below we need to goto File Lists.

File List

Now we need to enable the options as marked in the below picture to enable file renaming and deletion and show hidden files.


That is pretty much it guys you will now be able to delete files, rename files and also see hidden files from within xbmc/kodi.

I hope this guide helped you out guys and this guide got you to where you wanted to be with your options, please feel free to share this guide with the available social media sharing options to the left side of the page. I hope you find what guide you are looking for on the site and come back soon for more new and exciting guides to help you customise your setup to how you like it.

Updated: November 21, 2017 — 9:19 pm