How to Stop Auto Play Videos on Facebook Web, iPhone & Android

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 “Andrew is in a relationship” is this status popping up on your Facebook news-feed? Facebook indeed tells about all the happenings around the world. Over the years, Facebook has enhanced its ways to engage and involve people.

Going back to its foundation, Mark Zuckerberg initiated Facebook as a network to bring people together virtually. But today, Facebook is enriched with many impressive features, still some end up annoying most of us. Amongst the huge annoying list is auto-play video of Facebook.

What’s Auto-play Video on Facebook?

Have you ever noticed a video on your news-feed playing without you really playing it? Well, that because of a new update by Facebook. If you have strong connectivity strength, then Facebook is likely to play videos on your news-feed automatically.

This is the case when you have turned-on default settings for the same. But it has coupled up some better settings as well. Learn these here.

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How to stop Auto-play videos on Facebook?

These undesirably disturbing elements on your news-feed can do away within seconds. All you need to do is to read and follow these simple steps. Here you go.

Disable Auto-play videos on Web:

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  • Go to your Facebook Setting.
  • You will see many options on the left panel. Click on videos.
  • Tap on Video Auto-play option.
  • Turn it off.

Disable Auto-play videos on Android App:

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  • Open the Facebook app.
  • Go to settings icon (3 bar stacked).
  • Scroll down and tap on App settings.
  • Tap on Autoplay
  • Select ‘Never Autoplay Videos’ option in it.

Disable Auto-play videos on iOS App:

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  • Open the Facebook app.
  • Go to settings icon (3 bar stacked).
  • Scroll down and tap on settings.
  • Tap on Videos and then on Autoplay.
  • Tap on ‘Off’.

With these simple steps you will get rid of the unwanted interruption caused by auto-play videos. You certainly will enjoy your Facebook time at ease and leisure unlike the one when unwelcomed videos get bombarded in your news-feed.

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