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What is the symbol next to the lock?

(Searching Help for "Address bar icons" or "Address bar symbols" gave about 1,800(!) results.)

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Hello   mozda,

That symbol means that under the   "Permissions"   tab,   when you scroll down to   "Autoplay",   "Use Default"  is unchecked and   "Block Audio and Video"   is checked.

You'll see what I mean when you click on the padlock,   click on the little black arrow next to   "Connection secure",   then on   "More information",   and choose the   "Permissions"   tab.

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Hello   mozda,

That symbol means that under the   "Permissions"   tab,   when you scroll down to   "Autoplay",   "Use Default"  is unchecked and   "Block Audio and Video"   is checked.

You'll see what I mean when you click on the padlock,   click on the little black arrow next to   "Connection secure",   then on   "More information",   and choose the   "Permissions"   tab.

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Thank you! Seems like there might be, or should be (but I haven't found it) one place under Help where all Mozilla software symbols are described.

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mozda said

Seems like there might be, or should be (but I haven't found it) one place under Help where all Mozilla software symbols are described.

If you want to,   you could submit feedback,   using this link :

https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

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You can normally hover such an icon to get a descriptive tooltip to see what function this icon has. If you click the padlock icon then you should see a list of modified permission settings and this should include the 'autoplay' function as that is what the icon in your screenshot is about like posted above.