How to disable Facebook In App sound effects on iPhone

January 17, 2021

Facebook app for iOS is quite interactive but has one serious shortfall – It has in-app sounds enabled by default. Although this feature is useful, most people find it downright annoying. So, if you are trying to figure out a way to disable Facebook In-App sound effects, read this post.

How to disable Facebook In App sound effects on the iOS platform?

Switching to the sound of silence is easy. Simply follow the steps outlined in the post to disable Facebook’s In-App sound effects on iPhone.

  1. Launch the Facebook App.
  2. Open the Facebook app.
  3. Tap Menu.
  4. Choose Settings and Privacy to go to Settings.
  5. Select Media and Contacts
  6. Tap Sounds.
  7. Toggle off the In-App Sound option.
  8. For the Messenger app, open Messenger.
  9. Tap your Display Picture.
  10. Go to the Preferences section.
  11. Select Notifications & Sounds.
  12. Toggle off the Sounds and Vibrations switch.

The process of doing the same may differ a bit if you are using your Mac computer to log in Facebook or Messenger app. Let’s proceed and see how to turn off Facebook sounds iPhone.


How do I turn off Facebook app Sounds?

Launch the Facebook app for iOS on your iPhone.

Tap Menu, visible in the lower-right corner of the screen.

Navigate to Settings and Privacy.

Settings Facebook
Settings Facebook

Tap it to choose the Settings option.

Facebook Media
Facebook Media

When directed to a new screen, choose the Media entry under the Preferences section.

In App Sounds
In App Sounds

Then, toggle off the In-App Sound option under the Sounds heading

Similarly, for the Messenger app on iOS, tap your Display Picture.

Go to the Preferences section.

Notifications Sounds
Notifications Sounds

Select Notifications and Sounds.

Sounds Vibrations Heading
Sounds Vibrations Heading

Now, to turn off Messenger notifications sounds on iPhone, toggle off the While Using the App switch under the Sounds and Vibrations heading.

In addition to the above, if you would like to disable the audio in a video that starts playing automatically when you browse your news feed, flip the slider from the ‘On’ position to ‘off’. This setting can be immensely useful in environments where you do not want Facebook videos blaring in public while you are busy browsing through your news feed.

That’s all there is to it!



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