WinZip: Display or hide “Tip of the Day” dialog at application startup

“Tip of the Day” dialog is useful to see help tips whenever we open WinZip application. WinZip allows to turn on or off this dialog when we open WinZip application. This article explains how to do it.

This article applies to:

  • WinZip 16.5

Step (1). Open WinZip application.

Step (2). Click on Help tab from Ribbon interface. Then click on the arrow mark on Hints and Tips button. WinZip will display a pull-down menu.

WinZip - Hints and Tips menu

WinZip – Hints and Tips menu

Step (3). From pull-down menu, click on “Tip of the Day” menu item. It will open “WinZip Tip of the Day” dialog.

Step (4). Click on the combo box which is before the Next Tip button. From combo-box, select the following:

WinZip - "WinZip Tip of the Day" dialog

WinZip – “WinZip Tip of the Day” dialog

  • Select “Always show tips at startup” item, when you want to show “Tip of the Day” dialog whenever you open the WinZip application.
  • By selecting “Never show tips at startup” item, WinZip will not display “Tip of the Day” dialog at application startup.
  • You can select “Show tips at startup if not opening an archive” item, to display “Tip of the Day” dialog only when no archive is opened.

Step (5). By clicking on Next Tip button, you can see next tip(s).

Step (6). Once you made the changes in “Tip of the Day” dialog, click on Close button to close the dialog.

You can see the affect of the changes only once you restart your WinZip application.

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