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Block autoplay video

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How do I block autoplay vedio?

I know I can block Audio and Video, but I just want to block autoplay video. As if I use the block audio and video it will mute all videos I open, and I need to unmute it every time. I just want autoplay to not start, not mute the video too.

How do I block autoplay vedio? I know I can block Audio and Video, but I just want to block autoplay video. As if I use the block audio and video it will mute all videos I open, and I need to unmute it every time. I just want autoplay to not start, not mute the video too.

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What site are you referring to here.

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You can do it on a per site basis also so at least autoplay will be blocked only on certain sites. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-autoplay

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Dropa said

What site are you referring to here.

twitch.tv

James said

You can do it on a per site basis also so at least autoplay will be blocked only on certain sites. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/block-autoplay

That will mute the video. I only want it not to play the video, not mute it.

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Maybe check the settings on twitch. Some of those sites don't allow this unless your using some kinda of Addon to do this.

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Ok,

If I have the second option "Block Audio" I get 1. If I have the third option "Block Audio and Video" I get 2. I want it to be as number 3.

So I want to block video but allow sound.

https://i.imgur.com/fYUY7EO.png

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So Firefox is unable to block auto play videos without muting the video too. Is there a technical reason for that or just that? I don't see why the blocked Audio or Video and Audio, but just ignored to add block for video.

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That may be worthy of feedback using Help > Share Ideas and Feedback. You could also file a request for enhancement on bugzilla: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/

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Yes there needs to be 4 AUTOPLAY Options:

1 Allow Audio and Video 2 Block Audio (only) 3 Block Video (only autoplay Audio; mp3, and other audio formats.) 4 Block Audio and Video

Most, if not all Videos has the audio embedded into the video; thus you can't just play the audio without allowing the whole video stream to play. I guess there might be a Add-On to separate the video stream to only play the audio.