Sunday, January 4, 2015

How to disable video auto-play on Facebook

Many people are experiencing mobile data shortage or higher phone bills since Facebook decided to auto-play videos on our walls by default.

If you have a 1Gb/month data allowance and every time you check your Facebook wall you play a couple of videos for 10 seconds, you'd better upgrade your data plan... or use this simple trick.

You can disable the "auto-play" option or leave it enabled when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network following these instructions.

ANDROID
1) Open your Facebook app and click on the menu button (top-right corner)
2) Go to App Settings
3) Click on Video Auto-play
4) Select the Off or the Wi-fi only option




IOS
1) Open your Facebook app and click on the menu button (top-right corner)
2) Go to Settings
3) Click on Videos and Photos
4) Click on Auto-Play Videos
5) Select the Off or the Wi-fi only option




DESKTOP
1) Open Facebook on your favorite browser
2) Click on the menu button (top-right corner)
3) Click on the Videos option on the right menu
4) Select the Off option on the Auto-Play Videos section



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