Linkedin: disable automatic video playback

If you are roaming and do not want to consume many gigs, the automatic playback of the multimedia elements present on the social networks you use every day is certainly not an optimal function. For some time now Linkedin has also been playing the videos in your feed automatically, but this is not always good.

Autoplay, in fact, as interesting as it may be, risks consuming a lot of data traffic. In particular situations, if for example you cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network and you are on vacation in a foreign country, it can become problematic to continue scrolling through the social networks among hundreds and hundreds of videos that open automatically.

If you are looking for a job and keep an eye on the offers of companies on Linkedin every day – the professional social network par excellence – I invite you to consider avoiding the autoplay of clips posted by your contacts. In this regard, I point out my article on how to activate the data saving mode on Facebook ).

Well, after reading these few lines, are you convinced you want to limit the amount of mobile data used on your smartphone and can’t wait to find out how to disable the automatic playback of videos on Linkedin ?

Don’t worry, in this article you will find all the information you need. In the next paragraphs I will explain in a simple way how to disable the autoplay function of videos published on Linkedin. Come on, let’s not get lost in further chat, make yourself comfortable and carefully follow the steps I am about to illustrate. Enjoy the reading!

Content index
Disable the automatic playback of videos on Linkedin from Android
Disable automatic playback of videos on Linkedin from iPhone / iPad iOS
Conclusions
Disable the automatic playback of videos on Linkedin from Android
In an article published a few days ago I explained to you how to disable the automatic playback of videos on Instagram . The procedure to be performed in this case is very similar. Read on to find out and put it into practice right away.

If you have decided to disable the autoplay of Linkedin videos , to avoid a fool when a video suddenly starts in the office and to save on data traffic, you just have to follow the steps I am about to illustrate.

To disable the autoplay of Linkedin videos you can operate directly from the app downloaded on your Android device, here are the steps you need to follow:

Open the Linkedin app from your Android device
Tap your profile photo
Now tap on the Settings item
Select Account preferences
In the Site Preferences section , tap Play video automatically
Now choose the option that you think is right for you among the three proposals
To disable autoplay, tap Do not play videos automatically
You can also choose to play them only on cellular data networks and Wi-Fi
disable LinkedIn video autoplay

Done? Your changes will be saved automatically . If you change your mind, you can always go back, repeat the steps I just listed and choose an option other than the one selected.

Disable automatic playback of videos on Linkedin from iPhone / iPad iOS
If you have decided to save data on your smartphone but do not give up daily browsing the Linkedin feed, the well-known social network for professionals and workers, all you have to do is opt out of automatic video playback.

How? The procedure is really very simple and does not take who knows how long. Here’s what you need to do to disable autoplay for all Linkedin videos from your iOS device:

Open the Linkedin app from your iOS device (iPhone or iPad)
Tap the profile photo
Choose the Settings item
Select Account preferences
In the Site Preferences section , tap Play video automatically
To disable the automatic video playback function, tap the ball next to the item Do not play videos automatically
Done? From this moment on, you will no longer have to worry about excessive data consumption
If in the next few days you change your mind, you can always repeat the steps I just illustrated in this paragraph dedicated to iOS mobile devices and choose an option different from the one selected . Make your choice, the changes will be made automatically!

Linkedin allows you to choose between three different options:

Don’t play videos automatically
Only on Wi-Fi network
On cellular data network and Wi-Fi
Conclusions
On the Linkedin app for iOS and Android, as well as on other social networks, the videos are played automatically . However, this feature is not always popular.

Those who try in every way to save data on their smartphone – especially if the giga is scarce and there are Wi-Fi networks available nearby – does not look favorably on the autoplay of video content on social networks.

As I explained to you in the previous paragraphs, there are simple and quick steps that you can put into practice on your mobile device to remedy this situation. If you have little data traffic available, follow my instructions and you will see that automatic playback of videos on Linkedin will no longer be a problem.

I hope I was helpful with this article. For any doubt or if something you have read is not very clear, do not hesitate to contact me. I will be happy to help you!

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