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How to Fix Quick Look Preview Not Showing When Pressing Spacebar in macOS

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Created on Sep 16, 2022

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Sometimes you might come across "Quick Look Preview" won't open image when pressing spacebar on an image and here's the solution to fix it.

Step 1: Search Activity Monitor


First search activity monitor from your Apps list
Search Activity Monitor


Step 2: Search QuickLookUIService


The next step is to look for this "QuickLookUIService" service, do note that you need to find the one with the keyword "(Finder)".
Search QuickLookUIService (Finder)

Step 3: Force Quit Process / Service


Once you have locate it do press the Force Quit to restart the Service.
Force Quit the Service

Final and Preview


Now when you press the spacebar you will be able to see the "Quick Preview" of the image / other files from your finder.
Image Quick Preview with Spacebar

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