In this day and age it’s amazing how the Internet has actually altered the way we live our lives. Communicating with individuals in another nation has actually become a matter of routine, and one of the factors for the world’s seeming capability to shrink is Twitter.

Regularly permitting people to get in touch with each other, Twitter also fancies itself as a source of video material and as an outcome has actually introduced what it calls “a more streamlined usage experience” which basically boils down to beating videos, Vines and animated GIFs. Which is all well and good, however there are times that autoplaying video just does not require to be seen by any individual. After all, tapping or clicking the content to enable isn’t really a big service, is it?


Fortunately you can turn it all off, indicating that no matter what platform you are on you can stop Twitter from autoplaying videos. It’s not tough to do, and a few minutes later on you’ll be able to browse to your heart’s content without having to fret about a video autoplaying and deafening you.

He’s what you have to do to disable autoplaying video on your desktop:

Step 1: Click on your Twitter thumbnail on the top right of the Twitter website and then click on ‘Settings.’

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Step 2: Scroll down to the ‘Content’ section and look for ‘Video Tweets.’

Step 3: Uncheck the ‘Video autoplay’ option.

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Step 4: Your’e done once you press the ‘Save’ button at the very bottom.

If you’re using Twitter for iOS, then the steps aren’t hugely different. Here’s how you can go about it:

Step 1: Launch the Twitter app from your home screen.

Step 2: Tap the ‘Me’ tab, followed by the ‘gear’ icon. Now tap on ‘Settings.’



Step 3: Under the ‘General’ section, tap on ‘Video autoplay’ and either turn it off or choose to only automatically play content when you’re using WiFi rather than 3G / 4G.



Step 4: Make sure you save before exiting.

If you’re questioning ways to disable it on Android, then do not trouble at all. Twitter hasn’t rolled video autoplaying into all versions of its apps yet, however we’re told Twitter support is on its way.

Up until then however, kick back and unwind while iPhone and iPad owners get increasingly irritated at that cat GIF autoplaying all the time.

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