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Youtube videos start out paused (not buffering, paused) and require a click to start

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Whenever I open a youtube video, the player will be paused. All I have to do is click it to start, but that's mildly inconvenient enough to bother me. This issue is present when all of my plugins/extensions/addons are disabled as well. It does not occur if I use Chrome.

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Hi KennyD.,

New version of Firefox comes with a new feature to block media autoplay. You can read more about that in this article.

You will also see there is an option to allow media autoplay for all website or just for specific ones.

I hope this solves your problem, if you have more questions feel free to ask.

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Hi KennyD.,

New version of Firefox comes with a new feature to block media autoplay. You can read more about that in this article.

You will also see there is an option to allow media autoplay for all website or just for specific ones.

I hope this solves your problem, if you have more questions feel free to ask.

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Thanks dad