How to Change Mouse Wheel Behavior in the Photos app on Windows 11

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This article outlines how to modify mouse wheel behavior in Microsoft’s Photos app on Windows 11. The procedure involves accessing the app settings and selecting an option for the mouse wheel under ‘Personalization’. This modification allows for easier browsing of photos by displaying the next or previous images with the mouse wheel, reducing the need…

This article explains how to change the mouse wheel behavior in the Photos app on Windows 11.

The Microsoft Photos app is a built-in image viewer and editor that allows users to view, edit, and organize their photos and images. You can include and display your photos stored on OneDrive within the app.

Viewing a single image in the Photos app will zoom in or out with the CTRL + Mouse wheel. You can change the mouse wheel behavior so that the next or previous single will be displayed with the mouse wheel.

This makes it easier to browse your photos in the app.

Changing the mouse wheel behavior in the Photos app allows you to easily browse your photos by displaying the next or previous single image with the mouse wheel. This can be particularly useful if you have many photos and want to quickly scroll through them without clicking on the next or previous button each time.

Change mouse wheel behavior in the Microsoft Photos app

As mentioned above, you can use the mouse wheel behavior to easily browse your photos by displaying the next or previous single image with the mouse wheel.

Here’s how to do it.

First, open the Photos app. You can do that from the Start menu or select it from the All apps list.

Microsoft Photos app on the All apps list

When the Photos app opens, click the Settings (gear) button icon at the top.

Windows Photos app settings button

On the Settings page, under Personalization, select the Mouse Wheel tile. Then, use the drop-down button to select one of these options for the Mouse Wheel.

  • Zoom in or out (default)
  • View next or preview items
Photos mouse wheel behavior

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to change the Mouse Wheel behavior in the Photos app. Please use the comments form below if you find errors or have something to add.

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