Disable Pop-Up Character Previews on the iPhone Keyboard

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Disable Pop-Up Character Previews on the iPhone Keyboard

Since it came out, iOS has always had little pop-ups for every key you press on the keyboard. If, for whatever reason, this feature has always bothered you, then you’ll be happy to know you can turn it off in iOS 9.

All you need to do is head into Settings > General > Keyboard and toggle the switch for Character Preview to Off. Now, you won’t see those pop-up previews anymore.

How to disable pop-up character previews when typing on iPhone keyboard | iDownloadBlog

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How to Disable Animations in Windows (and Make It Feel Faster)

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How to Disable Animations in Windows (and Make It Feel Faster)

Windows isn’t huge on the eye candy these days, but it still contains a lot of superfluous animations. Here’s how to turn them off.

Turning off animations won’t necessarily speed up your system, but it can make certain actions feel faster. Of course, if you’re on a very old system, you may see a more noticeable speed increase, but most of this is about cosmetic preference.

How to Disable Animations in Windows (and Make It Feel Faster)

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To disable all animations, head to Control Panel > Ease of Access Center > Make the computer easier to see and check the “Turn Off Unnecessary Animations” box. Click OK and you should notice that most actions happen instantly rather than with an animation attached.

How to Disable Animations in Windows (and Make It Feel Faster)

To disable certain animations individually, right-click on the Start menu and choose System (if you’re on Windows 7, open the Start menu, right-click on Computer, and choose Properties). From there, click Advanced System Settings, and under the Performance section, click Settings.

Under the Visual Effects tab, you should see a list of animations built-in to Windows. You can uncheck the ones you don’t want, and leave the ones you like checked. Click OK when finished.

Again, you may not notice a huge performance increase, but certain actions will feel a bit snappier because you aren’t watching animations play.

How to “Turn off all unnecessary animations in Windows 8 and 8.1 | EightForums

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