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How To Prevent Videos From Autoplaying On Twitter

 How To Prevent Videos From Autoplaying On Twitter


Sometimes annoying and embarrassing to open a Twitter platform any video you come across is played automatically. It also consumes more internet data. If you are wondering how to automatically stop video playing on the Twitter platform, this guide is for you because we are going to learn how to do it both on the Twitter web platform and through the mobile app.


Disable Autoplay Videos on the Twitter Web Platform

Open a web browser on your device, then go to the Twitter.com website. Log into your account if you haven't already.


Under the side sections, click a More "More" option to reveal a list of other options. Under it, tap Settings and privacy "Settings and privacy".


On the next page, click on Accessibility, display and languages option "Accessibility, display, and languages". You will immediately see the options on the other side. Click an option "Data usage".



Then click on an Autoplay "Autoplay" option.


Choose a never "Never" option to turn off autoplaying of videos on your Twitter account.



Also, when you log into Twitter and come across a video, it won't play automatically. However, if you want to activate it, you can do it manually by clicking on it of course.

Disable autoplay videos on the Twitter app

If you apply the above steps, you don't need to do it on the mobile app, as changes are made to the account settings and are applied to any device or browser through which you open your Twitter account.


However, if you are only using the Twitter app, here are the steps to follow.


Open the Twitter app on your device, then sign in to your account. Once you do that, click on the option The three bars at the top, then in the side menu that appeared, tap on the Settings and privacy option "Settings and privacy".



In the General section, click a "Data usage" option. Then scroll down to the Video section and press Option Autoplay video "Video autoplay".



A small menu will drop down to include the selection options. Never locate "Never" to turn off automatic playback of videos on Twitter. If your intention is not to consume a large amount of internet data, you can select a Wi-Fi only option "Wi-Fi only" to play the videos. videos automatically only using the Wi-Fi network.



That's all there is to do, the next time you come across a video on your Twitter account, it won't play automatically, as you have to manually activate it if you want to watch it.

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