I'm looking for a way to quickly switch between first and third person perspective in skyrim. I've learnt that you can press the F key and this will switch, but there is a delay, is there anyway to speed this up, or swap instantly?


You can speed up the transition speed between first person and third person by adding the following lines to your Skyrim.ini file under the [Camera] section:


This will affect changing perspective both by using the keyboard binding (default F) and the mouse wheel.

The Skyrim.ini file should be located in %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Skyrim rather than in the steamapps folder, if the file doesn't exist you should simply be able to create a file named Skyrim.ini in this location.

  • I knew somewhere out there would be a genius with the correct config settings :-) thanks very much I'll try it tomorrow :-) – Kennifer Feb 5 '14 at 23:31
  • Okay so can confirm this works. BUT to anyone like myself using Mod Organizer be sure to edit the Skyrim.ini through the "INI Editor" drop-down at the top of Mod Organizer! – user145123 Apr 17 '16 at 0:04

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