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How to stop auto playing video in Google Chrome

Annoying of auto play video on YouTube or display advertisement in chrome browser? To stop auto playing video in Google chrome, find the video add and pressing the cross button to stop it. Every time facing this issue whenever open new videos in your browser or android phone. Let see how to stop auto play flash videos in Google chrome permanently.

You can stop auto-loading videos or disable auto play videos on your android phone to save data. Some of the users also facing this auto play video issue on Facebook, Instagram and other social networking apps.  Check out below given two methods to stop auto playing video in Google Chrome browser.


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How to stop auto playing video in Google Chrome

Different browser has slightly different settings to stop auto playing flash and HTML 5 videos. Firefox users easily block or stop auto play flash video and HTML5 video in web browser without use of plug-in.

Stop auto play flash videos on Chrome using browser settings:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome in your desktop PC or Laptop

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots from top of the right side corner & touch Settings

Step 3: Scroll down until advanced settings & tap on it

Content settings in chrome under privacy and security settings

Step 4: Under privacy & security settings, tap on Content settings

List of section show on screen such as cookies, Plug-in, location, notifications, JavaScript, Flash, Popups and more.

Manage individual plugins settings in Google Chrome

Step 5: Tap on Plug-ins and choose Let me choose when to plug-in content

Now stop auto playing video in Google Chrome. Whenever playing any videos in your android device, it will ask you after video starts. You can also manage individual plugins (Show above screenshot) in your Google chrome browser.

After applied this settings in your Chrome browser, if facing problem of auto play videos on chrome then use extension to fix this issue. There are several extensions to fix problem but I recommended you to install Disable HTML5 Autoplay extension. Try below given method to stop auto play videos in Chrome.

Stop videos from playing automatically in Chrome using Extension:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome in your desktop PC or laptop

Step 2: Tap on Three vertical dots > more tools > Extension

Tap on Get more extension in chrome

Step 3: Tap on Get more extension

Extension list in Google Chrome

Step 4: In search field, type Disable HTML5 Autoplay

Step 5: Tap on Add to chrome button to install the extension

 

You can see this message: Add “Disable HTML5 Autoplay”?

stop auto playing video in Google Chrome

Step 6: Tap on Add extension

Step 7: Tap on Extension icon from top right side corner in your chrome browser

Stop videos from playing automatically in Chrome using Extension

Step 8: Tap on Disable Autoplay

Now in your Google chrome browser automatically stop autoplay flash videos and HTML5 videos on the web page.

That’s it. Did these solutions fix the problem for you? What other methods do you know to stop auto playing video in Google Chrome browser? Share with us in below comment box. For more smart tips, visit Internet page.

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