▷ How to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook Android


How to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook Android

It has probably happened to you that when you enter the video tabs (Watch), they are played automatically on Facebook, as soon as the video page is loaded, they start playing without any warning.

Video autoplay is a feature that is present in different social networks, and if you don't have it disabled or properly configured, it can easily drain all your mobile data.

On the one hand it is good that the related content that appears on the screen can be played automatically, but on the other hand it can be a bit irritating that the autoplayed content is about something unwanted.

But if you want you can disable the autoplay option in Facebook videos, for that we will teach you step by step how to do it from your Android phone.

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Disable Facebook Video Autoplay on Android 2022

Maybe you didn't know it, but in Facebook there are many hidden configurations that have certain options activated by default, so you can read Tutorials and solutions for Facebook. 

But next you need to do the following to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook:

  1. Open the Facebook app on your phone.
  2. Go to the Facebook menu by touching the last icon on the right side of the screen.
  3. Swipe to "Settings and privacy" and tap to display the options.
  4. Again swipe to the "Cellular data usage" option.
  5. In here, scroll down to the "Autoplay" section and check the "Never play videos automatically" box.

In this way, you will be able to access the Watch section or Facebook videos again and none will be played automatically.

If you don't want to turn off autoplay for videos, but want to avoid high data usage, you can optimize video quality or turn off autoplay with data.

Activate data saving option in Facebook Watch

Activating data saving mode to watch Facebook videos is very simple, just follow these steps:

  1. Open the Facebook app and go to the menu.
  2. Swipe to "Settings and privacy" and tap to display all the options.
  3. Again swipe to the "Cellular data usage" option.
  4. Here just activate the "Data saving" box and that's it.

Now every time you watch a video on Facebook with your mobile data, they will be played with minimal consumption, thus preventing your data from being drained.

Disable autoplay on Facebook Watch with data

If you don't want to disable the automatic playback option for Facebook videos, but at the same time you want to avoid unnecessary data consumption, you can do the following:

  1. Open the Facebook app again.
  2. Go to the menu and display the "Settings and privacy" options.
  3. Swipe the screen to the "Cellular Data Usage" option.
  4. Under Autoplay, check the "Only Wi-Fi" box.

Now you can continue enjoying Facebook videos without worrying about spending your mobile data, remember that you must be connected to a Wi-Fi network.

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