Stop YouTube Videos from AutoPlaying iPhone


YouTube’s autoplay features will preview videos with the sound off on the Home feed while you scroll looking for a video. This is a cool new feature that you may not care much about.

Learn how to Stop YouTube Videos from AutoPlaying iPhone. This guide is meant for those with a iPhone or other IOS device as the procedure on other devices is different.

I will walk you through what to do and how to turn off this feature on your device so videos wont play in the background of YouTube as you scroll through.

What is this Autoplay Feature?

This Autoplay feature in YouTube is called Muted Playback & Previews in feeds. What it does is to allow Videos to play and preview in feeds like Home,Subscriptions and search results on the YouTube App.

A long name I know but this is the name that YouTube decided to go with.

Video Tutorial:

Watch my video tutorial now and see what to do in order to turn this feature off on your iPhone.

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How to Turn this feature in YouTube?

1.Go ahead and start YouTube app.

2.From the Home feed or Library tab at the bottom of the screen go ahead and click on your user profile picture in the upper right that’s a circle beside search.

3.Select settings.

4.Now look for and click : Muted Playback & Previews in feeds. The option should be more towards the end of the options menu.

It will be set to WiFi-only. Go ahead and set it to OFF to turn it off completely. Once the change has been made simply exit the menu.

Before you Go

You should now notice that videos on YouTube do not autoplay anymore while on the Home feed or other areas. Please take some time and do me a solid and share this one with a friend and comment below. You may also check out more articles we have written here on the website.


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