It is really embarrassing when an annoying Facebook video starts playing automatically as you scroll through your newsfeed. Here is how to turn off the auto-play feature on the iPhone app and stop those horrible moments!
How to turn off Facebook auto-play videos on the iPhone app.
One solution is to turn on the ‘Auto-play on Wi-fi only’ option. To do this you will need to do the following steps on your iPhone:
Step 1: Go to Settings and locate ‘Facebook':
2. Click on the small ‘Settings’ tab under the ‘Facebook’ logo:
3. Finally, turn on the ‘Auto-play on Wi-Fi only’ feature:
Please note: as stated in the settings, this is only to turn off when not connected to Wi-Fi. Right now, Facebook, for whatever reason, do not allow you to completely turn off auto-play for videos.