Preventing video auto-play in web browsers

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Sean Nelson
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Re: Preventing video auto-play in web browsers
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robertfel wrote:

For Firefox about:config then media.autoplay.default = 1 works for me for YouTube, Amazon Prime and most others.

This looks really promising, thanks! It seems to be working in Windows Firefox, now to see if it's possible in Firefox for Android...

FWIW I've also discovered a setting in Windows Microsoft Edge under the "..." button, "Settings" and then "Advanced". Just below "Adobe Flash" is "Media Autoplay", which you can set to "Block".

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