First, open up the YouTube app on your favorite device. Then instead of navigating to the “autoplay” tab within the Settings menu (where you’d expect it to be), head over to “General.” Five rows down, you’ll see “Muted playback in feeds.”
How do I get YouTube to stop playing automatically?
From Settings, select “General” and then scroll down to the “Muted playback in feeds” or “Playback in feeds” option depending on your phone. 5. Tap in this and on the next page, select “Off” from the options to completely disable autoplay of videos while scrolling in feeds.
Why is YouTube auto playing?
Google introduced the autoplay behavior on YouTube in 2015. Autoplay is set to ON by default, which means that YouTube will start to play the next video in the queue, or the next video that its algorithm picked to be watched, automatically after the active video ends.
How do I turn off YouTube autoplay?
Tap your profile icon in the upper right of the screen. Tap Settings. Tap Autoplay. Tap the Autoplay on Home toggle to turn it off.
How do I turn off autoplay on home?
Click Accessibility, display, and language > Data usage > Autoplay > Never, which will prevent videos and GIFs from automatically playing as you scroll. On iOS and Android, click your profile and select Settings and Privacy > Display and Sound and uncheck Media previews.
How do I make my YouTube playlist not autoplay?
In a desktop browser, play a video, and click the gearwheel icon in the bottom strip towards the right to bring up video settings (not YouTube’s general settings, where this should be so it applies everywhere). In the mini settings panel that pops up, turn “Autoplay” off.
How do I turn off up next on YouTube?
To disable the feature, click the blue Autoplay slider switch that sits at the top of the right-hand column of Up Next videos. It’s that easy, and when I turned it off, YouTube remembered I did so after both browser and system restarts.