Monday, August 31, 2015

How To Disable Facebook Auto-Playing Videos - iOS App Tip


Facebook by default auto-plays the videos in your newsfeed. It can be annoying, and use data unnecessarily. If you have a limited data plan, you may definitely want to switch this off. Thankfully, there is a way to switch this 'feature' off.

How To Disable Facebook Auto-Playing Videos

1. Open the 'Facebook app'.

2. Tap the 'More' tab button.

3. Tap 'Settings'.

4. Tap 'Account Settings'.

5. Tap 'Videos and Photos'.

6. Now tap 'Autoplay' under the Video Settings heading.

7. Under 'Choose Your Own Autoplay Settings', select 'Never Play Videos Automatically'.

There is also another option If you do not want to choose to never automatically play. 'Smart Autoplay', will use Cellular and Wi-Fi data depending on certain criteria, like your country, mobile carrier, battery life, and data usage. Or, you can select to auto-play only when you are connected to Wi-Fi.


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