Disable video autoplay on LinkedIn

LinkedIn (recently) included a feature that starts autoplaying videos on your timeline as you scroll then into view. In case you were wondering (as I was) how to prevent those annoying videos of/posted by Brett-you-know-who from autoplaying on your LinkedIn time line - wonder no more …

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From your feed …

You will need to navigate to your profile to access your settings (lame, I know) - click on your profile pic to get there …

LinkedIn feed

From your profile …

Next you need to access your settings (gear icon - top left) …

LinkedIn profile

From your settings …

Locate the menu item that reads "Video Autoplay" …

LinkedIn settings

From Video Autoplay …

Disable (or, at least, don't let Brett eat your mobile datas - you can restrict it to wifi only) …

LinkedIn video autoplay

We're done here!

I don't know why LinkedIn took the plunge down this pit, following Twitter and Facebook down the path of despicable UX practice - at least it's not that difficult to figure out how to turn it off (I recall that Facebook and Twitter settings were a bit more of a pain) … hasta la vista Brett!