Disable Autoplay for YouTube™

Disable Autoplay for YouTube™

Disable YouTube HTML5 player from auto-playing.

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What is Disable Autoplay for YouTube™?

Disable Autoplay for YouTube™ is a Firefox add-on which prevents YouTube videos from auto-playing. The toolbar icon serves as an ON|OFF switch, allowing easy enablement or disablement. Videos are automatically stopped on opening but settings can be adjusted according to the user's preference. Works for both embedded and non-embedded videos.

Stats date:
By: Kelvin
Users: 801 ▲ 8
Rating: 2.82 (49)
Version: 0.1.0 (Last updated: 2018-08-31)
Creation date: 2017-07-31
Weekly download count: 31
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • *://*.youtube.com/*
Size: 73.21K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Disable Autoplay for YouTube™ is a lite Firefox addon that lets you easily stop YouTube videos from auto-playing.

Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch for this addon. In other words, you can simply click on the toolbar button to enable or disable this addon. The icon will change color accordingly. Green color shows an active state and dark gray color shows a disabled state.

Simply add this addon to your browser and start browsing YouTube. With this addon, videos are stopped automatically from playing when you open them. There is an option in the settings page to play or pause videos when a tab is focused or hidden. These two options are not active by default. This addon works for all YouTube videos whether they are embedded or not. However, you can disable this option from the settings page.

Note: in order to report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon homepage.

User reviews
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  • Works on some computers
  • Only add-on that works for Firefox
  • Disables autoplay on YouTube
  • Does not work on all computers
  • Kills the YouTube channel home page
  • Breaks other YouTube add-ons
  • Autoplay still works for some users
Most mentioned
  • Does not work
  • Kills the YouTube channel home page
  • Disables autoplay on YouTube
  • Breaks other YouTube add-ons
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Risk impact

Disable Autoplay for YouTube™ may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Disable Autoplay for YouTube™ has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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