Why Facebook App Stops Music & How To Fix It

You can usually listen to music in the background while using other apps. However, sometimes you may encounter problems while listening to music on your device. Many people have reported that the Facebook app stops their background music.

Note that opening other apps could also stop background music on your device.

We will explain in this article why Facebook stops music on your device and the possible ways to resolve the problem.

Why Music Stops When I Open Facebook

Cause1: Video Autoplay is enabled

The background music on your device usually stops when you open an app that can also play audio. Facebook and Twitter have an auto-play feature that plays clips in your feed automatically. If you have enabled the auto-play feature on these apps, launching them will stop your music.

You can resolve this problem by deactivating the auto-play feature on Facebook and Twitter. Here is a guide to help you turn off the auto-play feature on Facebook and Twitter.

Disable Video Autoplay on Facebook

Step1: Open the Facebook app and tap the three stacked lines in the top right corner.

Step2: Choose Settings.

Step3: Select Media under the preferences section.

Step4: Disable the Autoplay Videos toggle by tapping it.

Disable Video Autoplay Twitter

Step1: Open the Twitter app and tap the three stacked lines in the top right corner.

Step2: Select Settings and Privacy from the menu.

Step3: Choose Accessibility below General.

Step4: Tap Video autoplay under the Motion section.

Step5: Choose the Never option.

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 Cause2: Facebook Stops Music Due to a Bug

You may be experiencing problems while playing music in the background of Facebook because of bugs. Bugs are technical glitches in an app that you can often fix by closing, re-installing, or updating the app. Restarting your device could also resolve the app glitches.  

You can update Facebook or other apps that stop your music by visiting Play Store (Android) or Apple Store (iPhone).

Cause3: Poor Internet Connection

Maybe poor Internet connection is the reason why the Facebook app stops music on your device. You can resolve connectivity issues on your smartphone by switching to a cellular internet connection if you are using Wi-Fi or vice-versa.

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