It’s become more straightforward to discover top apps. While browsing through the Store in Today/Games/Apps tab, you will come across promotional videos of an app or game; showing a quick glimpse of what it has to offer. But if you are on limited bandwidth and wish to reduce cellular data usage, there is a quick way to turn off auto-play videos in the App Store. Let’s head over to completely turn it off!
How to Stop App Previews in the App Store on iPhone or iPad
Step #1. Open the Settings app on your iOS device.
Step #2. Next, scroll down and tap on iTunes & App Store.
Step #3. Now, you need to tap on Auto-Play Videos.
Step #4. Next up, you have three options to let you choose how app previews will work:
- On: When you select it App previews will play automatically on both Wi-Fi and Cellular
- Wi-Fi Only: When it’s selected App previews will play only on Wi-Fi
- Off: When it’s selected, App Previews will be altogether disabled
Video: How to Disable Autoplay Videos on App Store
From now onwards, promotional videos won’t play automatically in the App Store. If you ever want to change your mind, simply follow the above-mentioned steps and select On or Wi-Fi only depending on your need.
While navigating through the App Store, if you want to manually play the app previews, just tap on the play button. By default, the sound of the video is muted, tap on the sound button to unmute it.
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