When you view an image using the Microsoft Photos app, a horizontal preview bar appears at the bottom of the window with small thumbnails of other images in the same folder. This preview bar, also known as the filmstrip, allows you to quickly switch to a different photo. However, some users may want to disable the filmstrip for various reasons. If you’re part of the same crowd, here’s how to remove filmstrip from Microsoft Photos.
Steps to Remove Filmstrip From Microsoft Photos
The quickest way to disable filmstrip in the Microsoft Photos app is by pressing the F key on the keyword. Simply press the F key on your keyboard while viewing photos to remove the filmstrip from the Microsoft Photos app.
The Photos app will not display the filmstrip until you press the F key again. However, this is a temporary solution, and the filmstrip will reappear the next time you open the Photos app.
To permanently remove filmstrip from Microsoft Photos, follow these steps:
- Press the Win key to open the Start menu.
- Type Photos in the search bar and press Enter.
- Click the gear icon in the top bar.
- Disable the Filmstrip toggle.
And that’s about it. This is how you can remove filmstrip from Microsoft Photos.
In the future, if you want to add it, simply enable the filmstrip toggle.
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