Those Auto-play Videos on Facebook may be Devouring your Data Plan!

I’m sure you’ve seen the automatically playing videos on Facebook. Many people don’t like them and will want to turn them off completely. Others may want to limit the auto-play feature to Wi-Fi only in order to stop these videos from eating up their data plan.

You can adjust the Facebook app’s auto-play settings to On, Wi-Fi only or Off.


To adjust this setting:

  1. Open the Facebook app
  2. Tap your phone’s menu button
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Scroll down and tap Video Auto-play
  5. Choose an option

iPhone and iPad

To adjust this setting:

  1. Go to your phone or tablet’s settings
  2. Scroll down and tap Facebook
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Below Video tap Auto-play
  5. Choose an option

Desktop users:

Go to Settings
then select Videos