How to mute the music that starts playing automatically from a web page

How to mute the music that starts playing automatically from a web page

You might have been into this embarrassing or rather annoying situation, when suddenly a music start playing automatically from a webpage. Well, I have been into such position and trust me sometimes it is even hard to find out from which tab the music is getting played in the browser. But, now you don’t have to worry because you can individually mute tabs in browsers like Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Microsoft Edge to stop the music that starts automatically playing from a webpage.

However, you can just mute the speakers by clicking on the speaker icon to mute. But, in case you are already listening to music or watching some videos on your device and suddenly some random background music starts playing. Here, we have shared the steps on how to mute the browser tab individually that plays the music automatically.

How to stop the music that starts playing automatically from a web page in different browsers.

1. Google Chrome:

You just need to right click on the browser tab and click on option ‘Mute Site’. Once, done all the music from that webpage will be muted but other webpage will continue to play music as you wish.

2. Mozilla Firefox

As, in Google Chrome you need to just right-click on the tab with the speaker icon and choose the Mute option to stop the music in Mozilla Firefox.

3. Microsoft Edge

For Microsoft Edge it shows a speaker icon when a tab is playing music. But, that is just for information as to stop the music in Microsoft Edge you need to right-click on the speaker icon from the Windows taskbar and manually mute the speaker icon.

4. Apple Safari

Look for the speaker icon on the address bar of the tab in which the sound is playing or you can do it for any tab from where you don’t need sound. Just click on it to toggle the sound on/off to mute the music or play it.

Let us know in the comment section, if these steps on how to mute the music that starts playing automatically from a web page are useful and helped you any such scenario.

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About the Author: Ranjit Ranjan

More than 11 years of experience in web development projects in countries such as US and India. Blogger by passion and SEO expert by profession.

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