How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video easily.

Is Facebook Autoplay Audio Video making you hate Facebook? There is way out and in this post, I will show you how to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video easily.

Facebook autoplay audio for videos is a new feature by Facebook which was announced last week. Facebook said the feature was added as a result of positive Feedback it received. When scrolling through your newsfeed, video on Facebook are enabled to autoplay audio which could be very annoying to the users and even the people around you. But worry less, there is always a solution to every problem.

How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video on Android

  1. On your Android phone, open Facebook App,
  2. Tap the three-line menu button in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. Scroll down to locate App Setting and tap on it
  4. Click on the tab for “Videos in News Feed Start With Sound”

If you can’t find the option there, it could mean that the update hasn’t been rolled out to you yet.

How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video on iPhone

  1. On your iPhone, Open the Facebook app
  2. Tap the three-line menu button in the lower corner of the iOS app
  3. Click on Settings and locate Account Settings
  4. Go to Videos & Sounds and toggle the switch for Videos in News Feed Start with Sound to swift it OFF

If you can’t find the option there, it could mean that the update hasn’t been rolled out to you yet.

How “Disable HTML5 Autoplay” works

Disable HTML5 Autoplay helps to remove HTML autoplay attribute from media elements. It blocks automatic audio and video before it even begins playing.

Disable HTML5 Autoplay blocks automatic audio playing not just on Facebook but all videos that play automatically

How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video on Chrome

To disable Facebook Autoplay audio for video, you will need an extension called “Disable HTML5 Autoplay” This app only works on Opera and Chrome browsers for now but we are quite hopeful that other browser like Firefox will soon be supported.

  1. On Google chrome head over to settings
  2. Click on more tools and then locate Extensions
  3. If you already have some installed extensions, you will find them there.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and click on more extension to access the search tab
  5. On the search tab, type Disable HTML5 Autoplay and hit enter

Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video

  1. You may find two the app there, install the first one that has the most ratings
  1. Finally, you need to open the app and activate or enable it.

Facebook Autoplay Audio

How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video on Opera

Follow the same guide as explained for Chrome to disable HTML5 Autoplay.

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How to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video on Firefox

For Firefox users, that want to disable Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video

  1. Open Firefox and Type about:config into the URL bar
  2. Click on “the I’ll be careful I promise button” to confirm the policy
  3. Search for autoplay and double-click it to flip its status to off.
  4. Enjoy you have disabled Facebook Autoplay Audio for Video.
  5. Pls Note that this setting will disable all video and audio autoplay not only Facebook Autoplay.

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