How to stop auto-playing ads,videos and other medias on web pages in Chrome

Recently there has been a big increase in websites that host auto-playing video adverts, this can be incredibly annoying if you're listening to music on your computer while browsing the web. Here we show you how to stop videos and media from auto-playing when you open a web page in Chrome

Before we start, we really need to say that you should consider your actions before you disable auto-playing video, or media adverts from websites that you regularly visit, as there is a good chance that this is main source of income, and is what ultimately funds the production of the content you wish to read. So, if you disable auto-playing videos/media make sure you support your favourite website.

How to stop auto-playing ads, videos and media in Chrome

Disabling auto-play videos and media in Chrome is simple. First of all you need to type "chrome://chrome/settings/content" into the URL bar. Then all you need to do is scroll down to the plug-in section, and select 'Let me choose when to run plugin content'.Then click Finished.

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