If you’ve ever visited a website with auto-play video and yelled in frustration as a result … this tip is for you.
To disable auto-play plugins in Chrome, go to settings
- Type this in a browser tab: chrome://settings/
- Or navigate to settings by clicking on the “hamburger” on the top right side of the browser and then select “Settings”
From settings, navigate to privacy content
- Select advanced settings, which a text link at the bottom of the screen
- Scroll to privacy and select content
Change plugin default settings
Many many thanks to @alphast:
@kegill It’s in Settings / Advanced Settings / Privacy / Content Settings (button) & then scroll down to Plug-Ins where you have 3 choices.
— Jean-Baptiste (@alphast) September 15, 2014
The result, however, isn’t very pretty. I wish I could “see” the video but have the choice of when or if to start play: