How To Turn Off Your Twitter Image Previews?

Guidelines to Turn off Twitter Image Previews on Mobile-


Log in to your Twitter account via the app.

Twitter login




Click on your “Profile icon” situated in the top left corner of the page.

Profile icon




Click on “Settings and privacy” in the drop-down menu. (this will open the settings page.)

Setting and privacy




Click on “Display and sound”. (you may have to scroll down to the “General’ section to see the option)

Display and Sound




Toggle off the green “Media previews” situated on the right side of the page.

Media Previews




Guidelines to Turn off Twitter Image Previews on Desktop-


Note: (Twitter website does not allow you to turn off all images previews, you can only restrict potentially sensitive or offensive content from appearing in your feed.)


Open Twitter via browser.

Open Twitter via browser




Click on your “Profile icon”.

twitter profile icon




Click on “Settings and privacy” in the drop-down menu.

Twitter-Settings and Privacy




Further, you have to click on “Privacy and safety” located on the left side of the page.




Next, scroll down the “Safety” option situated near the bottom of the page.





Uncheck the ‘Display media” that may hold a sensitive content box. (it will tell Twitter to prevent potentially upsetting images from showing previews in your Twitter feed.)

Display media




Press “Save Change”, at the bottom of the page.

press save changes





Confirm the changes when prompted and click on “Save Changes”.

save changes





This tutorial teaches you to prevent images previews on both mobile and desktop from appearing in your Twitter feed. You can easily remove the previews of images and videos, but you cannot remove all media previews on the Twitter website. You can only stop the sensitive and offensive previews.

If you want to turn off image preview on mobile then login Twitter account through its app and further tap on “Profile icon.” Then you need to select “Settings and privacy” which will open a settings page. Next, click on “Display and sound” option and scroll down to the general settings. At last, toggle off the “Media Preview” located on the right side of the page.

But in case you want to turn off the image preview on a desktop, few steps are different that needs to be attempted in a correct manner. Here you need to choose any browser to login Twitter account. Click on the “Profile icon” and further click on “Settings and privacy” from the menu. Click on the “Privacy and safety” option for the further preference. Now, the page will show a few options where you need to uncheck the “Display media” which might consist of sensitive data. At last, confirm the changes you have made and click on “Save changes”.

Twitter is one of the most popular social networking sites where people love to spend their precious time. Twitter offers multiple features for the users’ convenience and to enhance their experience. One of the best features offered by Twitter is “preventing image preview ” which allow users to turn off the image preview on Twitter. We have covered all the best steps in the tutorial which will help you to do the same, in case of any doubt or query, write us in the comment section.



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