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When I upload a video to Facebook (not from Youtube, an actual video file), the Facebook player has a setting to play it back in "HD" via a button in the lower right hand corner of the player. Is it possible to get this "HD" setting to be the default when people click on the video? I was not able to find anything online regarding this, except this which doesn't even work (for me at least, I'm using Chrome if that makes any difference).

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Settings > Videos > Video Default Quality > HD if available You're welcome! – sublime Mar 18 '15 at 3:31
Wellll...I think that's only for viewing videos for yourself on your own account. This still doesn't solve how to set how it shows for others who watch a video I uploaded. The reason still being gronostaj's answer cited below. – starmandeluxe Apr 3 '15 at 11:45
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It's not possible. Also note that not everybody has a network connection that allows to watch HD videos comfortably.

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I realize this answer is old. I was waiting to see if anyone had alternatives. Thank you for the info. – starmandeluxe Jan 8 '14 at 18:43
It is definitely possible all the videos uploaded on GoPro facebook page play in HD by default. I just don't know how to do that. – sublime Mar 18 '15 at 3:29

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