On iPhone, most music apps let you play music in the background. After all, they'd be virtually useless if they couldn't. For video apps that's not the case which - again - makes sense, since you.
Currently, Facebook and Twitter are apps that have their own options in-app. Netflix has a setting to stop auto-playing the next video. And those are just a few. So if the master switch above doesn't work, check the in-app settings for the app in question to see if there's an option to disable video auto-plays.
Select Videos (the bottom option on the left) and next to 'Autoplay Videos', change the option to Off. Note that, as the settings page warns, this applies only to when you view Facebook online.
Apple just jumped on the auto-play bandwagon with their revamped App Store in iOS 11. Now, when you visit an app or game page that has a video trailer, it will automatically play. This can not only get pretty annoying, but it can eat up your precious data. Luckily, there's a way to restrict these auto-playing videos to Wi-Fi only — or disable them altogether.
How to mute Facebook's new auto-playing video feature. Facebook videos in your News Feed will now play with the sound on. Here's how to stop it.
You can turn off auto-playing videos in the Accessibility section of the Settings app on an iPhone that's running iOS 13. Turning off auto-play will make it so native Apple apps can't autoplay.
Facebook videos will soon start automatically playing with sound as you scroll through your News Feed, the company announced Tuesday. Here's the way to keep your Facebook app on mute. Facebook.
Learn how to stop videos from playing automatically on your computer, iPhone or Android device. To help us improve the way you see videos on Facebook, you can give feedback on videos playing automatically in your News Feed.