VLC media player – how to disable track change notification

When VLC Media Player is minimised and changes files a notification appears at the bottom right of the screen.

These steps show how to disable the notification in VLC media player.

  1. With VLC media player open, click on the ‘Tools’ menu then click on ‘Preferences’
  2. In the ‘Interface’ menu, change ‘Show media change popup’ to ‘Never’
  3. Click ‘Save’ to save the changes.

TIP: If the setting hasn’t changed anything – try …

  • closing VLC Media Player
  • AND/OR resetting the preferences and applying the change again.

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One comment on “VLC media player – how to disable track change notification

  1. THANK YOU!!! This has driven me nuts for years but I never took the literal 30 seconds it took to look up how to change and fix the problem!

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