How to stop autoplaying videos on Facebook and save your phone’s data
All those videos playing while you scroll your Facebook timeline are eating up your data — and you’re probably not even watching them. What a waste!
Facebook’s autoplay videos are annoying and unnecessary. Thankfully, there’s a simple way to stop them from playing on your smartphone.
Open your Facebook app, and hit the three little lines at the bottom-right corner.
Then go to settings.
From there, hit “account settings.”
To get to video settings, tap “videos and photos.”
You can change the autoplay settings here.
The final step is choosing “never autoplay videos.”
And that’s it! This should save you some data, battery life and peace of mind.
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