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How To Turn Off Automatic Video Playback On Facebook App

By Max. D Gray. Updated: January 20, 2017
How To Turn Off Automatic Video Playback On Facebook App

Disabling automatic video playback on the Facebook app will help you to avoid videos playing while checking your timeline as long as you haven't clicked on videos that have been posted by your contacts. As well as saving you from watching things that don't interest you, you can also prevent excessive data consumption on your phone, saving resources and battery. Do you want to know how to do it? At OneHowTo we'll explain how to disable automatic video playback on the Facebook app. For our example we were using Facebook for android, but the process is very similar on the iOS version of the Facebook App.

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Steps to follow:
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The first step is to log into Facebook on your device. Once logged in, press the three lines located to the right of the screen where you can access different ways to set up the Facebook app on your mobile.

How To Turn Off Automatic Video Playback On Facebook App - Step 1
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Once here, scroll down until you find the "Help & Settings" option. There you should choose the "Application Settings" option to disable automatic video playback on Facebook.

How To Turn Off Automatic Video Playback On Facebook App - Step 2
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You will find various options but the one you want is "automatic video playback", which unsurprisingly will be activated. Click this option to go in and change the settings.

How To Turn Off Automatic Video Playback On Facebook App - Step 3
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Next you will see a menu with three options. Select the "deactivate" option and you're all done. Alternatively, you can select wi-fi only if you just want to save mobile data. Follow these simple and quick steps to disable automatic video playback on Facebook on the mobile app.

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