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How to turn off YouTube’s new autoplay feature – CNET

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/10/19

A while ago, YouTube started to automatically play the Next video after your current one was finished. I didn’t notice the Autoplay setting to be persistent after browser sessions as between tabs it isn’t synchronised and I hardly restart my browser (as I usually have like a hundred research tabs open).

So I adapted the steps from: How to turn off YouTube’s new autoplay feature – CNET

To disable the feature, click the blue Autoplay slider switch that sits at the top of the right-hand column of Up Next videos. It’s that easy, and when I turned it off, YouTube remembered I did so after both browser and system restarts.


  1. Close all but one YouTube window
  2. Change the setting
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  3. Close your browser
  4. Open your browser



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