How To Disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos on iOS, Android or Desktop

Ever since the launch of Facebook, World’s most popular Social Network that helps connect millions of users Worldwide, we have encountered some really drastic changes breaking cover. While Facebook has surely emerged as better, crisper and securer Social platform year on year, various updates and changes rolled out by Facebook have had variable fates courtesy variable user interpretations and reactions to the specific updates/changes rolled out. Be it some major changes to the platform such as that of the launch of ‘Facebook Timeline’ back then, or the launch of some incremental changes such as the options to open up ‘Instant’ articles or for setting up a Video as your Facebook profile picture, we have seen these changes creating a split amongst the audience for how these changes do or do-not help this Social Networking site evolve. Such has also been the case with the roll out of a new feature from Facebook that makes all the Videos on your News Feed play automatically. Not only does this take a toll on the data usage with some really unnecessary data consumption taking place in order to automatically feed Videos to auto-play as soon as you scroll onto them, it also takes away from the flawlessness of the app. In order to fix the same, we bring to you a simple step-by-step tutorial on How-to disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos on iOS, Android or Desktop. Take a look!

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How To Disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos on iPhone or iPad

Step 1 : First up, open up the Facebook app on your iOS device and tap on the More icon placed in the bottom taskbar within the app.

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Step 2 : Then, scroll down to find Settings and tap on it to further launch Account Settings.

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Step 3 : Next up, open up Videos and Photos menu and set Auto-play to ‘Never Auto-play Videos’. That’s it!

How To Disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos on Android devices

Step 1 : First up, open up the Facebook app on your Android device and tap on the More icon placed in the top taskbar within the app.

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Step 2 : Then, navigate to App Settings and tap on it to find Videos Play Automatically option.

Step 3 : Once there, you can choose to select this option as Off manually to disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos. That’s it!

How To Disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos on Desktop

Step 1 : Open up Facebook on your Desktop or Laptop browser and click on the Menu option adjacent to the Privacy shortcuts option.

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Step 2 : Next up, select and navigate to Settings and thereafter look for the Videos option on the left taskbar.

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Step 3 : Once there, you can choose to select ‘Auto-Play Videos’ and set is as Off manually to disable Autoplay for Facebook Videos. That’s it!

 

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