How to Stop Video Auto Play on Chrome and Firefox

In this post, we’ll see the steps to stop auto play videos on Chrome and Firefox. Let’s start.

Stop Video Auto Play on Chrome and Firefox

Chrome

If you’re a Google Chrome user, then install AutoplayStopper extension.

Check out the settings of the extension and customize them as per your needs.

Read: How to Reset Chrome

Firefox

If you’re a Mozilla Firefox user, then follow the below steps:

Go to the web page in which you see video auto play.

Hit the “Auto play” icon in the address bar.

Now, you can see a drop-down list beside “Autoplay.”

Open that and choose “Block Audio and Video” option.

That’s it. This will stop the auto play for that site only.

If you want to stop auto play for all sites, then follow the below steps:

Copy and paste this about:preferences#privacy and then hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard.

In the “Permissions” section, you can see “Autoplay.”

Hit the “Settings” button beside it.

Open the drop-down list at the top and choose “Block Audio and Video” option.

Hit “Save Changes” button.

Note

By default, Firefox for Android stops auto play.

But if you see the video get auto play, then follow these steps to stop that:

Tap three vertical dots > Settings > Advanced > Allow autoplay.

Select “Block autoplay.”