Final Fantasy XIV has been a popular MMORPG (Massively multiplayer online role-playing game) since its launch. However, despite having a lot of useful features, you may need to hide the UI in FFXIV on a PC. Why? Because the UI leads to some rather ordinary screenshots that do not appear to be natural and as beautiful.
Many players love to grab in-game screenshots to capture their greatest gaming moments. So, when you capture a screenshot in Final Fantasy 14 it does not look so attractive and all thanks to the UI. You can play this game on a Windows PC, PS4, PS3, and Xbox One using a keyboard, mouse, or controller. However, as of now, there are no settings in the game that can help you hide the UI in FFXIV on a PC.
So, before you break your head looking for an answer, we have the right solution for you to remove the UI in Final Fantasy 14.
How to hide UI in FFXIV on Windows PC
While using the Scroll Lock key is the easiest way to remove the UI in Final Fantasy 14, not everyone may have the option on their PC keyboard. For those who do not have the Scroll Lock key, you can activate it on your keyboard by pressing the Fn/Numlock key. Or, you can use the keybinding method as explained below. Here are a few ways through which you can hide the UI in FFXIV on your PC:
- Use the Scroll Lock key
- Assign the dedicated keys
- Using the UI buttons
- Hide UI elements via gamepad
1] Use the Scroll Lock key
One of the quickest methods to hide the UI in FFXIV on your PC would be using the Scroll Lock key if you have one on your PC keyboard. To assign the Scroll Lock key, go to System Configuration > Keybind > Toggle Display > select Scroll Lock. Alternatively, you can also press the LB and Back on a gamepad.
2] Assign a dedicated key
If you prefer playing FFXIV on your PC using the keyboard and the mouse, you can hide the UI using a key binding. Follow, the same process as above, go to System Configuration > Keybind > Toggle Display > select the dedicated key. Now, use this assigned key to remove the UI in Final Fantasy 14 and press it again to get it back.
3] Use the UI buttons
The UI buttons found at the bottom right of the screen are another great way to hide the UI in FFXIV on a PC. These buttons feature options to hide specific UI elements such as the Hitbar, Duty List, Minimap, etc. So, to remove the UI, hit Display and select None from the drop-down. Press Display again to get back the UI and choose the preferred UI elements.
4] Hide UI elements via gamepad
If using a gamepad or a game controller with the PC, you can use the system menu to hide the UI. If using a PlayStation controller, press the Options button, select Character Configuration > Display Name Settings > uncheck Display UI Elements. This will remove the UI elements from the screen. To get back the UI, check the box again next to Display UI Elements.
How do you take a screenshot in FFXIV without UI?
To take a screenshot in Final Fantasy 4 without the UI, the easiest way would be to remove the UI by pressing the Scroll Lock. You can also press HOME to get the first-person view with no character or press PRINT SCREEN for screenshots that will be saved in My Documents/Square Enix/Final Fantasy XIV/Screenshots.
How to turn off UI on PS4 FFXIV?
You can use the PS4/PS5 controller to hide the UI on PS4 or on PS4, which is pretty easy. On your control, simply press L1+touchpad to remove the UI in Final Fantasy 14. Click the same key again (L1+touchpad) to bring the UI back. To take a screenshot using the PS4/PS5 controller, use its share button.
How do you move UI in Final Fantasy 14?
You can go to the UI element settings and select from one of the UI element categories, for example, Basic, System, Hotbars, and Duty. Now, click on the drop-down and select from the Hotbars (UI elements) you want to make changes to. To move the desired UI element in FFXIV use the mouse to drag. You can also resize, and adjust the transparency setting of the UI, and more.