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Chrome 66 blocks autoplay videos with sound by default

Chrome 66 comes with the ability to automatically block videos with audio enabled from autoplaying.

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Speed-Racer35d ago

About time! Hopefully Firefox follows suit.

SunnyZ35d ago

What? Firefox has had that feature for years...
about:config
search for media.autoplay.enabled
set value to false
No more auto play of videos.

Speed-Racer35d ago

I meant enabling blocking by default rather than having the user enable it.

Cobra95134d ago

And no more playback of videos at all on some websites, unfortunately. (I tried it, backpedaled.)

Speed-Racer34d ago

@cobra - yesss :( i ended up reverting as well because I hated having to start every new video on YouTube.