Auto-playing video in the background of the websites is very annoying. These advertisement videos show up at some corner of the web page and start auto-playing without your permission. Sometimes, these videos are relevant, but they distract the attention from the original content. It becomes more frustrating when you are using multiple tabs at the same time and browsing more online content. In a situation, it becomes a little bit difficult to find and stop the maddening video. But, you can stop Autoplay video in Chrome and Firefox.
Few webmasters add promotional videos on their websites or blogs to make money. These videos run on the HTML5 Player or Flash Player. To stop auto play video in a background is all about disabling auto play video function in HTML5 or Flash Player and you can save internet bandwidth too. If you stuck at the same issue and wanted to stop/disable autoplay video in Chrome and Firefox, then refer this guide.
How to Stop Autoplay Video in Chrome and Firefox Browser
How to Stop Video Autoplay on Chrome Browser
In order to disable autoplay videos on Google Chrome browser, you will need to change a Flash setting and install Chrome extension to block the autoplay video on HTML 5.
Step #1. Open Chrome browser and click on three horizontal line at the top right corner to launch Menu.
This technique will stop the flash videos. But, HTML 5 auto-play videos are still played in the background of the app. You can stop it by downloading Disable HTML5 Autoplay extension.
How to Stop Video Autoplay on Firefox Browser
To turn off auto-play videos Mozilla Firefox browser, you need to follow these simple steps.
Step #1. Open Firefox browser and press Ctrl + Shift+ Alt or type about:addons.
This will stop all flash and HTML 5 auto-play videos on your Firefox browser. If you are still getting same the irritating promotional auto-play video, then you can download FlashStopper Firefox add-ons to stops video autoplay, and you can also follow this step too.
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