How to Disable Video Autoplay in Google Chrome Browser

If you are using limited Internet Connection and want to stop auto-play videos on Chrome, then this article will help you. This article will help you to Disable Video Autoplay in Google Chrome. Sometimes it is very annoying that Google Chrome Playing all videos autoplay.

Now you can easily Disable Video Autoplay with a small change in Google Chrome. This method will work with Windows as well as Mac OS.

This article will show you exactly how to disable autoplay videos and save data. Once you have disabled, you have to play videos on your Chrome Browser manually. Now the method is the same for audio and video. You don’t need to download and install any plugin for this.

Disable Autoplay Videos in Chrome on Desktop

New Google Chrome options make it easy to stop autoplay videos by just muting them.

Now all you have to do is open Google Chrome Browser.

In the URL bar, copy this line and press Enter.


This will open settings that you have to change. From the drop-down, change the setting from Default to “Document user activation is required” > Relaunch browser.

Now once done, all the videos are disabled to autoplay, and from now you have to manually turn them on.

Turn Off Autoplay in Firefox

Type “about:config” in the URL bar and press Enter.

This will list down all the configuration options.

Search for “autoplay”. and change the value for “media.autoplay.enabled” to False.

AutoPlay will consume more and more data. Sometimes they run in the background also.

Do you find sites that autoplay videos after this action? Leave a comment below and let us know.

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