How to Turn Off Animation when opening or closing a window in Windows 10

    Starting with Windows 10 Dev channel v21277, the company has updated the animations when opening or closing a window. The updated animations make the transition smoother. Check updated animations in action.

    It’s a great addition to Windows 10 and we personally like the updated animations. Still, there might be a group of users who are sensitive to similar visual effects and would like to turn it off? If you made up to this post, then definitely you’re one out of them for sure, right?

    Fortunately, it is possible to turn off animations when opening or closing windows in Windows 10. Here’s how you can do that:

    Launch Settings app on Windows 10 PC

    After that, go to Ease of Access > Display.

    show animatons in windows

    On the right pane, head over to the Simplify and personalize window section. Here, turn off Show animations in Windows.

    In case, this method fails to disable animations when opening and closing windows, then it is possible that your PC is manages by organization. In this situation, you have to contact appropriate person to manage this setting.

    If you already get access to updated animations, feel free to share with us your opinion about it? Did you liked it or going to turn it off?

    Viney Dhiman
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