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How to Stop Auto Play of Facebook Videos


It can sometimes be so much of a nuisance when you are scrolling through your feeds on Facebook but you come across a video which automatically plays without your consent. This can sometimes be embarrassing as any type of video will play anywhere that can leave you in shame when you are in a crowd or place like church.

Other than it being embarrassing, it is also consuming a lot of your data so you will end up spending a lot buying data. Well this can be stopped by simply changing some settings on your Facebook page or account.

Steps to Stop Video Auto Play on Facebook

  • Select settings icon on your Facebook account or page
  • Scroll down to Media
  • Under media, select autoplay
  • Choose whether to automatically play videos on Wi-Fi only or data and Wi-Fi or never play videos automatically


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