Gizmodo has reported that Chrome developers has announced on Thursday that the newest Chrome update, Chrome 64 Beta, will allow the users to mute auto-play videos. Most of us find it annoying when we use Chrome. Google Now Let’s Users to Mute Autoplay Videos in Chrome.
This is the best feature via which Google is going to tackle this annoying thing on Chrome. We have heard about this chrome feature back in September, Some of the changes were discussed at that time but it seems that they are not in this release.
Google Now Let’s Users to Mute Autoplay Videos in Chrome
In order to use the feature, you have to click the green lock icon next to the url on the page where you are trying to mute. Next to the sound icon in the drop-down menu , select “Always block on this site.”
After that, website will never again blast music or voiced from ads videos which are automatically played. This is what exactly users wanted in Chrome and everyone will definitely love this new feature.
Mounir Lamouri, a software engineer explained that audio will be played on autoplay videos when “the user has indicated an interest in the media” and “when users want media to play”.
In addition to the mute function, Chrome beta release comes with an enhanced pop-up blocker that helps to recognize disguised play buttons, links, and other controls.