VS Code: How to Disable/Enable Suggestions on Hover

Last updated on February 8, 2023 A Goodman Loading... 3 comments

This short guide shows you how to turn OFF (and ON as needed) the suggestion popup that automatically shows up when you mouse over your code in Visual Studio Code.

The Steps

1. Go to:

  • Code > Preferences > Settings if you’re on a Mac (hotkeys: Command + ,)
  • File > Preferences > Settings if you’re using Windows (hotkeys: Ctrl + ,)

2. Type “editor.hover.enable” into the search field, then check/uncheck the checkbox associated with “Controls whether the hover is shown.” to enable/disable the suggestion tooltip on hover.

A quick demo:

Every change will be automatically saved and immediately applied. If something goes wrong, you can reload or restart your VS Code.

That’s it. Further reading:

You can also check out our Visual Studio Code topic page for more tips and tricks to improve your producibility and coding experience.

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Douglas Molina
Douglas Molina
9 months ago


10 months ago


Andre Miguel
Andre Miguel
1 year ago

thank you, it helped alot <0/

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