How to Turn Off Autoplay on Twitter

In this post, you can see the steps to turn off autoplay on Twitter and Facebook.

You’ll also see some frequently asked questions on Twitter. Let’s get started.

How to Turn Off Autoplay on Twitter

Here’s how to turn off autoplay for videos and GIFs on Twitter:

PC

Log in to Twitter.

On the left sidebar, click “More” > Settings and privacy > Data usage.

Click “Autoplay” and select “Never.”

Android or iPhone

Launch the Twitter app.

Hit the three vertical lines on the upper left.

Tap Settings and privacy > Data usage. Tap “Video autoplay.” Select “Never.”

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Twitter Frequently Asked Questions

How to turn off media previews on Twitter?

By default, media previews are enabled on the Twitter app (Android and the iPhone).

Here’s how you can disable it if you’re not a fan:

Open the Twitter app (Android or iPhone).

Click on the three vertical lines at the top left > Settings and privacy > Display and sound.

Disable “Media previews.”

Note: Do you want to enable media previews? Follow the steps above, but enable instead of disabling.

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How to change the font size and color of Twitter?

PC

See how to change the font size and color of the Twitter desktop version:

Sign in to Twitter.

Click “More” on the left sidebar and then click “Display.”

In the pop-up under “Font size,” you will see a slider. Slide it to the right to increase the font size and to the left to reduce the font size.

Under “Color” you can select the desired color.

Remember, these two changes only affect your Twitter accounts in the current browser. And you can only see this change.

iPhone

See how to change the font size of Twitter for the iPhone:

Open the Twitter app.

Click on the three vertical lines at the top > Settings and privacy > Display and sound.

You can see the slider now. Slide it to the right to increase the font size and to the left to reduce it.

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How to turn off Twitter sound effects?

Launch the Twitter app (Android or iPhone).

Click on the three vertical lines at the top > Settings and privacy > Display and sound.

Disable the “Sound effects.”

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How do I use the device’s emoji set instead of Twitter’s emoji set?

The Twitter Emoji Set is enabled on Twitter for Android by default.

If you prefer the emoji set of your device, follow the steps below:

Launch Twitter app (Android).

Click on the three vertical lines at the top > Settings and privacy > Display and sound.

Turn off “Emoji.”

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How to Turn Off Autoplay on Facebook

PC

Log into Facebook and click on the “Reverse Triangle” icon at the top right > Settings & privacy > Settings.

Click on “Videos” from the left sidebar.

Next to “Auto-play Videos” you will see a drop-down list. Open it and then select “Off.”

Android

Open the Facebook app.

Tap on the three vertical lines > Settings & Privacy > Settings > Media and Contacts.

Click “Autoplay,” and select “Never Autoplay Videos.”

iPhone

Launch Facebook for iPhone.

Click on the three vertical lines > Settings & Privacy > Settings > Video and photos.

Tap “Autoplay” and select “Never Autoplay Videos.”

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