Facebook is turning video sounds on by default — here’s how to turn them off

Facebook loves video. You’ve probably noticed loads of auto-playing videos in your News Feed.

But until recently, those videos played with the sound off. Now, Facebook is turning the sound on by default. It’s rolling out to users now, and you’ll get a notification when it hits your phone that looks like this:

Facebook sound on video

Easier? Uh, not really. More like super annoying, right?

Here’s how to turn it off. It’s a little different for Android and iPhone, so we’ll show you for both.

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