Auto-playing Videos are annoying at ideal (possibly you didn't want that video to start playing before everyone in sight of your display) as well as data-wasting at worst (possibly you really did not want to burn up that information on a video clip you didn't even truly intend to enjoy)-- so we entirely comprehend if you wish to place an end to it. Let's start with Facebook's mobile apps and then relocate onto the desktop for overall coverage.
How To Stop Facebook Videos From Autoplaying
How to Disable Auto-Play on Mobile Gadgets
To disable auto-playing video clip on Facebook's mobile applications, we should head over to the Settings menu. We're using iOS for this tutorial, but the alternative is the same on both iphone as well as Android. Select the menu symbol to access your Settings.
Select "Settings" in the resulting menu.
Select "Account Settings" in the appear menu.
Select "Videos and Photos" from the Account Settings menu.
Within the "Videos and Photos" menu choose "Autoplay".
There you can toggle the Settings between constantly playing no matter the network, just auto-playing on Wi-Fi, and never. Select "Never Autoplay Videos".
How to Disable Auto-Play on the Desktop computer
No need to stop our battle there - let's spend an extra couple of seconds to do away with it on the desktop too. Log into your Facebook account as well as click on the menu arrow in the upper right edge. Select "Settings".
Within the Settings menu, select "Videos" from the bottom of the left hand navigation pane.
Within the "Video Settings" menu, select the drop down box close to "Auto-Play Videos" as well as toggle it to "Off".
With that quick change, auto-playing Videos are now a thing of the past.