How To Enable Or Disable Autoplay In Windows 8.1

There is an easy way to enable or disable autoplay in Windows 8.1 whenever a media/device is inserted.

To do this :

Access the Windows charm bar and go to Settings  > Change PC settings.

Windows 8.1 charm bar


From “PC settings”, select “PC and devices” and go to “Autoplay”. Then simply turn on/off the slider next to “Use Autoplay for all media and devices”.

PC settings in Windows 8.1

Autoplay settings in Windows 8.1

All done.