Mute a Tab in Chrome

Edited by Djinu, VisiHow, Eng

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Steps

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    To begin, open a browser window with a tab in the background
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    One of the features that Google has recently added to the Chrome browser is that when you open a tab in the background, it does not automatically start playing the sounds from the page until you click it.
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    Once the tab with audio is clicked, it starts playing the sound
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    You can tell which tab is playing audio by the small speaker icon on the tab.
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    To turn the audio off, you can right-click the tab from any other tab
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    Then click "Mute Tab" in the menu that appears
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    Once you've clicked "Mute Tab", the audio within this tab will no longer be played.
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    To enable sound for the tab, right-click the tab
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    Click "Unmute Tab"
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This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how to mute a tab on the Chrome browser. If you're having trouble muting or enabling sounds for a tab in Google Chrome, then simply leave your questions, comments, or suggestions in the area below; and we'll do our best to get back to you. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!

See more tutorials on Chrome: Disable Facebook Desktop Notifications, Disable Notifications, Use Data Miner, Enable or Disable Flash, Change the Background Image, Enable Click-to-Play Plug-ins, Change the Download Location, Automatically Open Downloads, and Install "Dark Mode".

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