Instagram No Longer Lets Users Disable Video Autoplay

The option is taken out by a seemingly minor update to the app that covers “performance updates and other improvements,” but lists no specific changes. Following the update, users who did not allow videos to pre-load in their feed are left only with a choice to always allow pre-play or restrict it to when they are on Wi-Fi connections only — presumably because of the data charges/usage that autoplaying videos can incur.

Instagram No Longer Lets Users Disable Video Autoplay.

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