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How to Disable Video Autoplay in Chrome and Firefox
Make Tech Easier ^ | Nov 3, 2018 | Robert Zak

Posted on 08/20/2019 6:47:42 AM PDT by McGruff

One of the annoying things correlating with an ever-faster Internet is an increase in the number of websites that deem it okay to autoplay videos (often with sound!) as soon as you land on their homepage. Sometimes the videos quietly tick away in the corner of the screen, other times they’re obnoxiously in your face, but the point is you should be able to control whether you see them or not. Both Chrome and Firefox are pretty liberal with their autoplay policies by default, so you may need to do a little tweaking to disable them.

We’ll show you how in the following guide.

(Excerpt) Read more at maketecheasier.com ...


TOPICS: Computers/Internet
KEYWORDS: browser; firefox; videoautoplay; websitevideos
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If you are annoyed like me with all these auto play videos every time you visit a website. If someone has a better way please post it.
1 posted on 08/20/2019 6:47:42 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: McGruff

Thanks for posting this—I will test it out with Chrome.


2 posted on 08/20/2019 6:54:01 AM PDT by cgbg (Democracy dies in darkness when Bezos bans books.)
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To: cgbg

Bookmarked. Thanks!


3 posted on 08/20/2019 6:59:54 AM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: McGruff

I think executing a few of the people responsible for the websites autoplay would be faster, easier, and far more effective.


4 posted on 08/20/2019 7:07:31 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle ( The Great Wall of Trump ---- 100% sealing of the border. Coming soon.)
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To: McGruff

For later


5 posted on 08/20/2019 7:09:01 AM PDT by refreshed (But we preach Christ crucified... 1 Corinthians 1:23)
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To: McGruff

Worked like a champ. Thanks.


6 posted on 08/20/2019 7:10:50 AM PDT by nesnah (Liberals - the petulant children of politics)
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To: everyone

Here’s another guide:

Stop Videos from playing automatically on websites

https://www.thewindowsclub.com/stop-videos-from-playing-automatically-on-websites


7 posted on 08/20/2019 7:11:03 AM PDT by McGruff (If you hate our Country, or if you are not happy here, you can leave!)
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bookmark


8 posted on 08/20/2019 7:26:29 AM PDT by freds6girlies (many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Mt. 19:30. R.I.P. G & J)
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To: McGruff

Thank you! from a complete novice


9 posted on 08/20/2019 7:29:12 AM PDT by mistfree (It's a very uncreative man who can't think of more than one way to spell a word.)
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To: Balding_Eagle

“I think executing ...”

And there’s your red flag.


10 posted on 08/20/2019 7:30:24 AM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: KrisKrinkle

It’s inevitable.


11 posted on 08/20/2019 7:38:48 AM PDT by Openurmind
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To: McGruff

Not only annoying, but I had to chase this down right away because I use my phone for my internet modem. These videos burn up my valuable high speed data allotment whether I want to watch them or not.


12 posted on 08/20/2019 7:54:24 AM PDT by Openurmind
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To: cgbg

How to Disable video auto play bump


13 posted on 08/20/2019 7:57:54 AM PDT by Freee-dame (Best election ever! 2016)
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To: McGruff

Use BRAVE.

It has an On/Off choice.


14 posted on 08/20/2019 8:35:59 AM PDT by mabarker1 ((Congress- the opposite of PROGRESS!!!))
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To: McGruff

You may have to redo the change to stop autoplay in Firefox after the next time it updates to a new version. I have changed my setting several times now.


15 posted on 08/20/2019 8:39:26 AM PDT by laker_dad
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To: nesnah

I can’t find it on list


16 posted on 08/20/2019 8:59:22 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: McGruff

ping


17 posted on 08/20/2019 9:20:12 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: mabarker1

https://youtu.be/iwZSfVYnGXs


18 posted on 08/20/2019 9:27:55 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn’t common anymore.)
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To: mabarker1

Bookmark


19 posted on 08/20/2019 9:50:04 AM PDT by aquila48 (Do not let them make you care!)
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To: McGruff

After entering the link given, autoplay doesn’t show up anywhere on the list of settings.


20 posted on 08/20/2019 10:47:51 AM PDT by aimhigh (THIS is His commandment . . . . 1 John 3:23)
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