While those who used Tik Tok are more or less lauding the reels feature on Facebook due to the similarity to the aforementioned app, some are not so fond of the feature. This article will specifically be dealing with how to Disable Reels on Facebook, keep reading below to know more!
Reels can either be intellectual or outright offensive along with being slightly disturbing, if not even brutally violent if the content creator belongs to that sort of genre.
It is also likely that one might also be tired of seeing reels at every turn while surfing on Facebook, regardless of whether the reel is good or not.
Unfortunately, Facebook doesn’t include an in-built feature to disable a Facebook reel.
Although it is still possible to disable a Facebook reel with different methods, albeit these will include some complexity along with following the parts accurately, to do this, follow the steps below:
Step 01: Uninstall the Latest version of Facebook App
Install the Old version of Facebook App on your mobile device.
1. Uninstall the latest version of your Facebook Mobile app by going to ‘Play Store’ and searching for ‘Facebook’ and opening the page, tap on the ‘Uninstall’ bar.
If the uninstall bar is not available, you can alternatively disable the Facebook app by going to the ‘Settings’ section of your Android and selecting the ‘Apps’ section, once you are there, tap on ‘Disable’ or ‘Force Stop’
Step 02: Install the Older version of Facebook App
Step 03: How to Disable Auto update for Facebook App
You need to disable the auto update feature for Facebook App on your Mobile, otherwise Facebook will be updated to the latest version and again Reels will be visible on your Mobile device.
1. Go to Play Store on your Mobile device
2. Search for Facebook App on the Play Store
3. Tap on the 3 dots located on the top
4. Make sure the Auto update feature is un-ticked.
And you are all set, this will effectively disable Facebook reels for you as the old version doesn’t have that feature. If you are ready to do this and have no problems, then you are done.
If you have any questions, you can ask them in the comments section!