How to turn off video auto play on twitter

How to turn off video auto play on twitter?





Twitter has the video auto play option enabled by default. So when you go to twitter and see a tweet that has a gif or video, it will start to play automatically. While this feature seems as a very cool option and most people like it, not everyone is really happy about it, so if you don not like it you can always disable it.




It is a very simple thing to do, so if you want to turn off twitter video auto play on the twitter website, just follow the next steps:

1- Go to the twitter official page

https://twitter.com/ 

2- Log in using your phone number, username or email address and your password and click on “log in”

login

3- Click on your profileand settings icon to show the drop down menu, you can locate it at the upper right corner of your twitter page, next to the “tweet” button. 

click-on-it

4- A dropdown menu with multiple options will appear, click on the “Settings” option. 

settings

5- On the left under your profile picture you will see multiple options, click on the“account” tab.

account

6- In the middle of your twitter setting, you will see account and content sections, scroll down to the content section and in the middle of it you will an option called video tweets, with a check box on video autoplay option, click on that checkbox to uncheck the option. 

video-autoplay

7- Once you uncheck the twitter video autoplay option, go to the bottom of the account settings page and click on “Save Changes” 

save-changes

8- Once you click on save changes, a pop-up window will appear for you to confirm you want to save the account changes, re-enter your twitter password to confirm and then click on the “Save Changes” button. 

save-changes-button

9- A notification will appear confirming the account changes have been saved

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