How to Stop Facebook Videos from Automatically Blaring Audio


In yet another bid to get your attention while browsing Facebook on your mobile device, Facebook now has videos set to automatically play the audio in your news feed. Here’s how to turn that annoying new “feature” off.

Last year, Facebook rolled out a similar feature that automatically plays videos without you clicking on them. Thankfully, you can disable it, but now they’re back with another update that automatically plays videos with the volume on.

To turn off the new always-on volume feature, fire up the Facebook mobile app and click on the menu icon in the lower right corner. Although we’re using iOS for this tutorial, the menu options are roughly the same on both iOS and Android—on Android there are simply fewer menus between…

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