Tip of the Day: How to Disable Facebook's Video Auto-Play

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Late last year, Facebook introduced auto-play for videos on the social network. Perhaps the most obnoxious part about it is that every time a video ad starts playing in your News Feed, you are essentially paying with your precious data or battery power for them to advertise to you. Fortunately it's easy to disable this feature.

Go to Settings > Facebook > Settings > Auto-play.

To save data, select Wi-Fi. To save data and battery power, select Off.

 

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Senior Web Editor of iPhone Life magazine. Previously she wrote for savvyvegetarian.com and was the Associate Editor of the Iowa Source for many years.