How to enable / disable network location indexing in Photos app in Windows 10

How to enable / disable network location indexing in Photos app in Windows 10

This guide will show you how to enable or disable collection library indexing stored on network locations in the Microsoft Photos app on Windows 10.

Windows 10 Photos app

The Photos app included with Windows 10 is a universal app that lets you view and edit photos and videos, and create movies and albums. You can use the video remix feature to instantly create a video from the photos and videos you choose. Use the video editor to refine – change filters, text, camera movement, music, etc. You can even add 3D effects like butterflies, lasers or explosions, to They magically appear in your video.

Starting with Photos app version 2020.20070.3003.0, a new indexing setting has been added, allowing you to enable or disable library indexes stored on network locations.

How to enable / disable network location indexing in Photos app in Windows 10

Here’s how to do it:

1. Open the Photos app.

2. Click the See more button (3 dots icon) in the top right corner and click Settings.

Click the See more button (3-dot icon) in the top right corner and tap Settings

3. In the Indexing section, enable (default) or disable Disable indexing parts of your library stored on Network locations , depending on what you want to do.

Enable or disable Disable indexing parts of your library stored on Network locations

Hope you are succesful.

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