June 15, 2024

How To Disable Autoplay Videos In Threads App?

Are you also annoyed with this auto-play videos feature on the Threads app and want to disable it? Well, many Threads users seem to be off by this autoplay feature and they are looking out for how to disable autoplay videos in Threads app. No worries if you are also annoyed with the feature because in this guide we are going to provide you with information that will help you to disable autoplay videos in the Threads app.

If you are wondering how to disable autoplay videos in Threads app then let me tell you there is no such feature available on the Threads app yet and even Instagram app doesn’t have this feature. We have mentioned a workaround method below make sure to try it out if you are interested in disabling the autoplay option in the Threads app.

How To Disable Autoplay Videos In Threads App?

The newly launched app Threads has done extremely well and has gained millions of users in a very less time. As Meta has recently launched this app so many of the features are not available. Mark Zuckerberg in a post said they are still working on the app to provide a better experience to its users.

Threads is introduced as a space for open and friendly conversations and people are quite enjoying this newly launched platform by Meta. The newly launched Twitter rival, Threads has a quite common interface but still, it is different from Twitter in so many ways.

The autoplay feature is currently not available on the Threads app but there is a workaround way that can help you. We don’t assure you that this way works 100% but you can still give it a try.

How To Disable Autoplay Videos In Threads App?

Step 1: On your Android or iPhone device launch the “Instagram app”.

Step 2: Then, tap on the “Profile icon” to open your “Instagram profile”.

Step 3: Then, tap on the “hamburger icon” located at the upper right corner of your screen.

Step 4: Then, click on the “Settings and privacy” option.

Step 5: Next, select the option “Data usage and media quality” under the “Your app and media” section.

Step 6: Now,  toggle next to the “Data saver” option.

Note: If you are an iPhone user then you can directly open the Threads app settings>tap privacy>tap other privacy settings>you will be redirected to Instagram>tap data usage and media quality>toggle next to data saver and so you are done.

We have thoroughly tried this method but it is a hit-and-miss as it didn’t work out well for us, maybe it can work for you. Many sites are claiming this method works efficiently but we don’t give you any false hopes as this method may work or it may not.

Related: How To Change Your Name On Instagram Threads?

Wrapping Up!

We hope that you have got all the formation on how to disable autoplay videos in Threads app. The method mentioned above is a hit-and-miss so make sure to try it out and let us know the outcome.

Still, have any queries regarding disabling the autoplay feature on the Instagram Threads app? Kindly mention them below. We will surely assist you. Thank you!

Frequently Asked Questions-

Q1. How to stop reels from auto-playing on Instagram?

Ans. To stop reels from auto-playing on Instagram open the Instagram app>tap on the profile icon>tap the hamburger icon>tap settings. Next, tap on privacy>data usage and media quality>toggle next to the data saver option and enable it.

Q2. How to turn off autoplay on Instagram?

Ans. Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t have the option to disable autoplay on Instagram. But you can change your data usage and media quality settings to data saver mode. This will turn off autoplay on Instagram.

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