How To Enable Autoplay On Safari

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If you’re a Safari user, you may have noticed that the browser doesn’t always automatically play audio or video content. But if you’d like to enable autoplay on Safari, it’s easy to do!

First, open the Safari app on your Mac and select Safari > Settings. Then click on Websites and select Auto-Play from the list on the left. Here you’ll find a list of websites and a dropdown menu for each one with options for how you’d like audio and video content to play. To enable autoplay for a particular website, just select it from the list and choose “Allow All Auto-Play” from the dropdown menu.

You can also turn autoplay on or off for videos in the App Store. To do this, open your settings app and tap App Store > Video Autoplay. Select Off from the available options to turn off autoplay videos in the App Store.

Enabling autoplay on Safari is quick and easy, so now you can enjoy audio and video content without having to manually start it every time!

Enabling Automatic Video Playback in Safari

In order to get Safari to play videos automatically, you will need to open the Settings menu. To do this, open Safari and click on the “Safari” tab in the top menu bar. Then select “Settings” from the drop-down menu. Once in Settings, click on “Websites” in the left-hand panel. On this page, you will see an option for “Auto-Play” in the list on the left.

For each website that you would like to have videos play automatically, select it from the list on the right and then choose which option you want for it (e.g., allow all Auto-Play, stop media with sound, never auto-play). This will allow your browser to play videos automatically when visiting certain websites.

how to enable autoplay on safari

Enabling Audio Autoplay in Safari

To turn on audio autoplay in Safari, open the Safari menu and select Settings for This Website. Then, change the Auto-Play setting from Never Auto-Play or Stop Media with Sound to Allow All Auto-Play. Once that is done, click away from the settings window to dismiss it and then refresh the page if necessary to reload the question and allow audio to play automatically.

Enabling Autoplay

To enable Autoplay, go to the watch screen of any video and tap the Autoplay switch at the top of the video player. This will set it to On or Off, depending on your preference. When Autoplay is enabled, videos will automatically start playing as soon as one ends.

Turning Off Autoplay in Safari on iPhone

To turn off autoplay in Safari on your iPhone, you’ll need to first open Settings. Then tap Safari and scroll down to the ‘Media Playback’ section. Here you’ll be able to toggle off ‘Autoplay’. This will prevent any videos from automatically playing when you visit a website that contains them. Additionally, you can select either ‘Always Ask’, ‘Never Auto-Play’, or ‘Wi-Fi & Cellular Data’. With this option, videos will autoplay if you’re connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data but can be blocked if only using cellular data.

Fixing Autoplay in Safari

To fix autoplay in Safari, you need to open the Safari app on your Mac and choose Safari > Settings. Then, click Websites and select Auto-Play in the list on the left. You can then select a website on the right and choose the option you want for it, such as allowing all automatically playing media or blocking all automatically playing media. You can also choose settings for specific types of content, such as allowing video elements to autoplay but blocking audio elements from doing so.

Troubleshooting Video Playback Issues on Safari

There are a few reasons why videos may not play on Safari. Firstly, it could be due to the website’s settings, as some sites may have disabled auto-play or have blocked certain video formats. Additionally, if you have recently updated your browser or OS, there could be compatibility issues that prevent videos from playing. Finally, if there are any active extensions or plugins that are blocking the video, this could also cause videos not to play on Safari.

Enabling AutoPlay in Safari on iPad

To turn on AutoPlay in Safari on your iPad, open the Safari app and navigate to the website where you want to enable AutoPlay. Once you are on the desired website, open the menu bar and select Safari > Settings for This Website from the drop-down menu. This will bring up a window that allows you to customize site-specific preferences. Toggle the switch next to Autoplay Videos to turn on AutoPlay for this website. You should now be able to enjoy videos without having to manually play them each time.

The Fate of Apple’s AutoPlay Feature

No, Apple did not get rid of AutoPlay. The infinity symbol for AutoPlay is stil a feature with the Music app and can be found by selecting a song to play from a playlist. If you’re not seeing the infinity symbol, try restarting your iPhone and then selecting a song to play from a playlist to test it out.

Fixing Autoplay on an iPhone

To fix Autoplay on your iPhone, start by opening the Music app. Then, tap the song that is currently playing at the bottom of the screen. This will open up a list of controls for the song, including an Autoplay icon. Tap the Autoplay icon (the one that looks like an infinity symbol) to disable it. If Autoplay is still activated after disabling it, try restarting your device or resetting your network settings. If you’re still experiencing issues with Autoplay, contact Apple Support for further assistance.


Safari is a powerful and secure web browser that offers users a variety of features to customize their web experience. With Safari, users can turn Autoplay on or off for websites as well as videos in the App Store. This allows users to control how they consume media and ensure they are not bombarded with unwanted media. Additionally, Safari has an Accessibility option that allows users to disable Auto-Play Video Previews from the Motion section. Overall, Safari provides users with a great deal of control over their web experience, allowing for a safe and secure browsing experience.

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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.