TikTok: Here’s How to Turn Off Animated Thumbnails

Stop moving images

TikTok is a video-sharing app on iOS and Android
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By default, when you browse the search page in the TikTok application, each video will be represented by an animated thumbnail. Did you know that you can turn these animated thumbnails off, so that each video will be represented by a static image instead? Our guide will show you how this is done.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the TikTok application on iOS.

Step 1: Tap the profile icon in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the three dots in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap “Accessibility.”

Step 4: Tap the toggle to the right of “Animated Thumbnail” to turn animated thumbnails off.