Facebook: Here’s How to Stop Auto-Play Videos on Mobile

Follow our guide to stop videos from automatically playing

Have you ever wanted to stop videos from automatically playing as you browse the Facebook mobile application? Our guide will show you how to do just that.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Facebook app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap the three horizontal lines in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Scroll down and tap “Settings.”

Step 3: Tap “Account Settings.”

Step 4: Tap “Videos and Photos.”

Step 5: Tap “Autoplay.”

Step 6: Tap “Never Autoplay Videos” to activate this option. Alternatively, you can tap “On Wi-Fi Connections Only” to stop the app from automatically playing videos unless you’re on WiFi.