All Files Renaming Folders Once you add a folder, you can rename it. This also renames the folder on your hard drive. How to rename a folder In the Library view's left side, select the folder to rename. In the Library View menu, select Edit > Right to Modify or right-click on the selected library and select Right to Modify. In the Library View menu, select Folders > Rename Folder. Rename the selected folder. Press Enter/Return to validate the operation.