How To Enable Autoplay On Your iPad

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Do you want your iPad to automatically play videos, music, and other media? Enabling AutoPlay on your iPad is an easy way to ensure that you don’t miss out on any content or have to manually start playing media.

AutoPlay is a feature that allows your iPad to instantly play media when it recognizes a device or media type. For example, if you plug in headphones, the audio will start playing. Or if you insert a DVD into your iPad, the video will begin automatically.

To enable AutoPlay, open the Settings app on your iPad and select Bluetooth & Devices. Select AutoPlay, then toggle Use AutoPlay for all media and devices to turn it on. You can customize the default action for each type of media as well.

For videos specifically, you can choose Never Autoplay Videos in Safari settings for any website. To access this setting, open Safari and navigate to Safari > Settings for This Website in the menu bar. A window will appear that allows you to toggle site-specific preferences including auto-playing videos. Tap Settings & Privacy. Settings and scroll down to Media under Preferences. Here, select Never Autoplay Videos or toggle off Videos start with sound if you only want to disable sound for autoplay videos..

Enabling AutoPlay is a great way to make sure that your iPad automatically plays music and videos without having to manually start them yourself every time!

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Enabling Autoplay in Safari on iPad

To turn on Autoplay in Safari on your iPad, open Safari and navigate to the website you wish to enable Autoplay for. Then, in the menu bar, select Safari > Settings for This Website. This will bring up a window that allows you to toggle site-specific preferences, including Autoplay. Toggle the switch next to Autoplay Videos to ‘On’, then click ‘Done’ and close the window. Autoplay should now be enabled for that website in Safari on your iPad.

Accessing Autoplay Settings on an iPad

On an iPad, you can disable autoplay videos by going to Settings & Privacy. Settings. Scroll down and tap Media under Preferences. Here, select the option “Never Autoplay Videos”. If you only want to disable sound for autoplay videos, there is a toggle switch that says “Videos start with sound” which you can switch off.

Locating the Autoplay Setting

To find the Autoplay setting within your settings, open the menu button at the top right of your screen. Scroll down and tap “Settings & Privacy,” then “Settings.” Scroll down until you find “Media and Contacts” and tap on it. Here you will be able to locate the Autoplay setting which you can then adjust as desired.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.