How to turn off auto-play Video on Zalo
Similar to Facebook, Zalo also supports automatic video playback, which helps you watch videos immediately without pressing the Play button. By default, when surfing to any video on the journal page or chat, it will automatically play, but turn off the sound.
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This feature is quite convenient when using Wifi, but if anyone is using 3G pay according to the capacity, it is indeed “nightmare” when paying the end of the month bill. Do not worry, you can completely turn off the feature to automatically play videos on Zalo with just a few simple steps below:
Instructions to turn off auto-play Video on Zalo
Turn off the auto-play video feature when reading messages
Step 1: Access Zalo application, click the icon More in the bottom right corner of the main interface, then click Gear icon in the top right corner. Display Setting appears, click Message.
Step 2: Next, click Autoplay video, here are 3 options for users to choose:
- Always autoplay video: The video automatically plays in mute status when scrolled to.
- Play only when using Wi-Fi: Only play videos when Wi-Fi is turned on.
- Do not autoplay: Turn off auto-play video.
In this case we will check No autoplay.
Disable autoplay Video in Logs and Moments
Step 1: Open Zalo application, click Add icon in the bottom right corner, then press continue Gear icon in the top right corner to access Setting. Then click Diary and moments.
Step 2: At the section General of the Diary and moments, click Autoplay video. Here, there are 3 options:
- Always auto play the video.
- Broadcast only when using Wi-fi.
- No autoplay.
Just tick the option No autoplay is done.
Thus, from now on when surfing the Zalo Diary page, the video will not automatically play anymore, but you must press the button. Play to play.
Video tutorial to turn off auto-play Video on Zalo
How to mute the video in the chat window Zalo computer
On Zalo, the computer does not have the setting to turn off the auto-play of the video as on the phone, but you can mute the video in the chat window extremely quickly thanks to 2 steps below:
Step 1: Open Zalo PC, click Gear icon In the bottom corner of the toolbar on the left, select Setting.
Step 2: Display Setting appears, switch to the card Message. Then slide the slider at the item Mute video in chat window to the left to turn this off.
So now whenever playing video in the Zalo chat window on the computer, the sound will be turned off so that it does not affect the next person, when you are working in the office or in crowded places.
I wish you successful implementation!