How to Stop YouTube Videos from playing While Scrolling Android


So if you have the feature on YouTube turned on that makes videos play in the background as you scroll past them and want to turn them off on your Android device this article will show you how.

So follow along and learn as I show you How to Stop YouTube Videos from playing While Scrolling Android. This feature can be cool to have but some times it simply annoying and you want to turn it off as i did.

What device will this work on?

This guide is written for Android devices with the YouTube App. So if you have any Android device such as any Samsung galaxy or Galaxy Note device and others this is the guide for you.

Video Tutorial:

Need to see exactly what to do? watch my video below and I will walk you through the process.

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How to Turn off this Feature?

In order to turn off the Autoplay feature in the background of YouTube where videos play in the background muted for Home feed, search and subscriptions:

1.Startup the YouTube app.

2.Click your user icon in the upper right which should be the circular icon beside the search option.

3.Now from here go to settings.

4.Next go to General.

5.Finally scroll all the way down and look for: Muted Playback in Feeds. Click it and Choose off to turn the feature off.

That’s it go back to your Feed in YouTube and notice that now the videos will not play unless you choose to play them.

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About Ricardo Gardener

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