Chrome auto play

Everyone says that you can now block auto play in Chrome. Where is it? Where is the setting to turn it on?

Because I do not see one.

So I don’t know why people are saying you can turn off auto play.

Chrome has been out for how long? 10 or so years.

Edge for 6 years. Even Edge(at least in the bets) give you an option.

Conversation 6 comments

    • jbskcjb

      12 July, 2018 - 8:32 pm

      <blockquote><a href="#291283"><em>In reply to Oasis:</em></a></blockquote><p>Thanks! I was still using 'Turn out the lights' Chrome addin for this capability but I'll remove it and disable the autoplay with the link you provided.</p>

    • Lordbaal

      13 July, 2018 - 9:50 am

      <blockquote><a href="#291283"><em>In reply to Oasis:</em></a></blockquote><p>Muting the sound is not the same as autoplay.</p><p>Like if I go to Yahoo. Sometime I'll watch the videos, sometimes I don't.</p><p>I do not want to have to keep muting and unmuting the site.</p>

      • offTheRecord

        13 July, 2018 - 10:33 am

        <blockquote><a href="#291406"><em>In reply to Lordbaal:</em></a></blockquote><p>Scroll down on the page. There's a section that shows how to prevent autoplay (as opposed to muting). Now, as they also say, this setting seems to be hit or miss. This has been the setting in my browser for a while, but some videos still autoplay. That's why some might want to combine it with muting videos.</p>

        • Lordbaal

          13 July, 2018 - 10:57 am

          <blockquote><a href="#291414"><em>In reply to offTheRecord:</em></a></blockquote><p>That does not work. And muting is not the same thing.</p><p>The video is still playing, using up resources. Video uses more memory then anything.</p>

  • Rachel Gomez

    07 March, 2022 - 3:21 am

    <p><strong><em>Steps to turn on auto play in Chromebook-</em></strong></p><p><br></p><p>-First, launch Chrome on your phone or tablet and go to Settings &gt; Site Settings.</p><p> -Next, scroll down the menu and tap on Media, and then Autoplay and toggle the switch on.</p><p><br></p><p>Steps to turn off auto play-</p><p>-Using the Android app</p><p>-Click the menu button at the top right of your screen.</p><p>-Once you’re there, scroll down and tap “Settings &amp; Privacy,” then “Settings.”</p><p>-Scroll down until you find “Media and Contacts” and tap on it.</p><p>-Tap on “Autoplay” and set it to “Never Autoplay Videos.”</p><p><br></p><p><strong><em>Regards,</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Rachel Gomez</em></strong></p>

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