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how do i stop automatic playback after i download a movie?

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i am running Firefox for android. when i download a movie it automatically starts playing after download.

i am running Firefox for android. when i download a movie it automatically starts playing after download.

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  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Android; Mobile; rv:23.0) Gecko/23.0 Firefox/23.0

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Marc Sances 20 solutions 240 answers

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To disable Firefox from opening a file automatically once it's been downloaded, you need to go to Firefox > Options (or Edit / Preferences) and click on Applications tab. There, find the extension or MIME type for the file you don't want to automatically play and choose "Always ask" as action, so you are given the option to choose.

To disable Firefox from opening a file automatically once it's been downloaded, you need to go to Firefox > Options (or Edit / Preferences) and click on Applications tab. There, find the extension or MIME type for the file you don't want to automatically play and choose "Always ask" as action, so you are given the option to choose.