Mute Individual Tabs in Google Chrome

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Hi,, VisiHow! This is a tutorial on how to mute individual tabs in Google Chrome.

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    The first thing we need to do is to open up Google Chrome.
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    The setting to mute individual tabs cannot be found in the "Settings" area of Google Chrome.
    Instead, we must copy and paste a line of text after this sentence into the search box. chrome://flags/#enable-tab-audio-muting
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    Once we've done this, simply go to this by pressing "Enter".
    We'll be taken to a special settings tab in Google Chrome.
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    We look for the line that says "Enable tab audio muting UI control".
    We then click "Enable" under the line.
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    Once this is done, we must restart the computer or restart Google Chrome.
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    Once again, we open up Google Chrome.
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    We open a tab with a link to a music site.
    For example, open http://play.spotify.com.
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    Once the tab starts to have sound, we'll see a little speaker pop-up right on the top of the tab.
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    We simply click on the speaker icon, and it will turn red.
    Sound is no longer coming out of that tab. However, all of the other tabs will still have sound.
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    We click the speaker icon again to unmute the tab.
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    Hopefully, it was a helpful video for you. If you have any questions or comments, you can leave them in the box below. Thank you very much for watching!
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Fish

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