How to disable auto play videos on Facebook

Auto-playing videos on Facebook is very annoying, and we all know that they can be more than just annoying, even problematic.

An Auto-playing video will leech your internet and lag your computer, this lag can even cause your computer to crash. The videos will take a substantial amount of bandwidth, this will cause your internet to slow down and if you don’t have really good internet, this can cause your internet to disconnect even!

There are other reasons you would want to disable auto-playing videos as well. Maybe these videos suddenly just playing are causing your browsing experience to be disturbed. Maybe even the volume of a video is too loud and it surprises you, you don’t want to deal with these problems anymore

How to disable auto-play videos

So how do I stop these auto-playing videos? I just want to browse Facebook! I don’t want to watch these videos! Well, follow the simple step by step guide and you will finally be able to browse Facebook without any worries.

Step 1

Open up Facebook and go to your settings. The screenshot below should help you see where the settings will be.

How to disable auto play videos on Facebook

Step 2

The next step is to click on the videos button on the left side at the bottom, as shown in the screenshot below

How to disable auto play videos on Facebook

Step 3

Next all you have to do is go to the drop down menu in front of where it says Auto-play Videos. Open the drop down menu and select the off option, as shown in the screenshot below.

How to disable auto play videos on Facebook

And thats it! Now you are all done, you don’t have to worry about anything else. You should find that videos no longer auto play like before. You can browse through Facebook now without worrying about any problems!

No more will you disconnect because of your slow connection and auto-playing videos, or have your computer crash!