Mastodon: How to Turn Off Animated Avatars

These animations will play automatically by default

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By default, animated avatars will automatically animate as users browse the Mastodon mobile application. However, users have the option to disable animated avatars if they no longer want to see these animations.

Our guide will show you how to turn off animated avatars in the Mastodon mobile app.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Mastodon app on iOS.

Step 1: On Mastodon’s home screen, tap the gear icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the gray toggle to the right of “Disable animated avatars.”



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