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How to Turn Off Sound When Scrolling on Facebook

Facebook has a feature where sound effects will play on the app.

This happens on the app on both iPhone and Android devices.

When you scroll or refresh a page, a sound effect will play.

However, many users are annoyed by it but they don’t know how to turn it off.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to turn off sound when scrolling or refreshing on Facebook on iPhone or Android devices (in-app).

How to Turn Off Sound When Scrolling on Facebook

To turn off sound when scrolling on Facebook, you need to turn off “In-app sound” in your media settings.

To do so, open the Facebook app > Menu > Settings > Media > In-app sound > Off.

Step 1: Go to your settings

  1. Open the Facebook app and select “Menu”.
  2. Tap on the gear icon on the top right to open your settings.

Step 2: Navigate to “Media”

  1. Scroll down until you reach the “Preferences” section.
  2. Tap on “Media” in the section to open your media settings.

Step 3: Turn off “In-app sound”

  1. Under “Sounds”, you’ll see an “In-app sound” setting.
  2. Turn off the “In-app sound” setting.
  3. You’ve successfully turned off the scrolling/refreshing sound effect on Facebook!

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