How to Turn Off Auto Play on Twitter (2020)

How to Turn Off Auto Play on Twitter (2020)

In this post, we’ll see:

Let’s begin.

How to Turn Off Auto Play on Twitter

Here’s how to turn off auto play of videos and GIFs on Twitter:

PC

Sign into Twitter.

Hit “More” in the left sidebar > Settings and privacy > Data usage.

Hit “Autoplay.” Choose “Never.”

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Android or iPhone

Launch the Twitter app.

Hit three vertical lines at the top left.

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

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Frequently Asked Questions (Twitter)

How to Turn Off Media Previews on Twitter?

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

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

Open Twitter app (Android or iPhone).

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

Disable “Media previews.”

Note: Want to enable media previews? Then follow the above steps but enable instead of disabling.

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How to Change Twitter Font Size and Color?

PC

Let’s see how to change font size and color of Twitter desktop version:

Sign into Twitter.

Hit “More” in the left sidebar. Click on “Display.”

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

Beneath “Color,” you can choose the color you want.

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

iPhone

Let’s see how to change font size of Twitter for iPhone:

Open Twitter app.

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

You see a slider now. Slide it to the right to increase font size and to the left to decrease it.

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How to Turn Off Twitter Sound Effects?

Launch Twitter app (Android or iPhone).

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

Disable “Sound effects.”

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How to Use Device’s Emoji Set instead of Twitter’s Emoji Set?

The Twitter emoji set is by default enabled on Twitter for Android.

If you prefer to use your device’s emoji set, follow the below steps:

Launch Twitter app (Android).

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

Turn off “Emoji.”

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How to Turn Off Auto Play on Facebook

PC

Sign into Facebook. Hit “Inverted triangle” icon at the top right > Settings & privacy > Settings.

Hit on “Videos” from the left sidebar.

Beside “Auto-play Videos,” you can see a drop-down list. Open it and then select “Off.”

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Android

Open the Facebook app.

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

Hit “Autoplay.” Choose “Never Autoplay Videos.”

iPhone

Launch Facebook for iPhone.

Hit three vertical lines > Settings & Privacy > Settings > Video and photos.

Tap “Autoplay.” Select “Never Autoplay Videos.”