How to turn off autoplay on facebook app and website, Twitter and Instagram.

You are not the only person that gets pissed off when a video on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter starts playing on their own without your permission.

As human beings, we were created with the ability to make choices. That’s one of the things that differentiates us from Animals.

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So, when you open up your Facebook account and while scrolling down, a video starts playing all by itself, you feel you are being robbed of your right to choose whether you want to play the video or not.

Again, if you are in a country where internet is super cheap, this will not mean anything to you. But when your country is fluctuating between the first and second countries with the most expensive internet connection in the whole world, it will certainly be a problem for you to look into.

With this post, I will show you How to turn off autoplay on facebook app and website, Twitter, and Instagram.

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On an Android Platform

how to turn off autoplay on facebook app, twitter and instagram

  • Tap on your profile picture on the left top
  • Tap on Settings -> Data
  • Go to Video Autoplay, and select Never

 

On iOS Platform

  •  Tap on cog (round wheel) icon
  • Tap on Settings -> Data
  • Go to Video Autoplay, and select Never

How to turn off the autoplay video in Facebook?

On Android Platform

  • First off, tap the three horizontal lines on the upper-right corner of the app.
  •  Choose App settings
  • Now under Autoplay, and choose ‘Never Autoplay Videos’.

 

iOS Platform

  • First off, tap the three horizontal lines on the upper-right corner of the app.
  • Select Settings -> Account Settings.
  • Go to Videos and Photos
  • Now under Autoplay, and choose ‘Never Autoplay Videos’.

how to turn off autoplay on facebook app, Twitter and Instagram

 

How to turn off the autoplay video in Instagram?

On Android Platform

  • Go to your profile page
  • Tap on three vertical dots on the upper right corner
  • Select Cellular Data Use
  • Turn on Use Less Data.

how to turn off autoplay on facebook app, Twitter and Instagram
iOS Platform Step

  • Tap the cog (wheel icon) on the upper-right corner of Instagram.
  • Scroll to Cellular Data Use.
  • Turn on Use Less Data.

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Now you are in full control of how your data is spent while surfing these major social media platforms.

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