How To Stop Youtube From Reloading

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If you’ve ever been watching a YouTube video and had it reloaded in the middle of a song or movie, you know how annoying it can be. Fortunately, there are some simple steps you can take to prevent YouTube from reloading.

First, you need to make sure that your phone or computer is not set to automatically refresh the page when a connection is lost. To do this, go to your device’s settings and look for the “Background App Refresh” option. Once you find it, make sure it’s turned off for YouTube. This will prevent the app from automatically refreshing itself when there’s an interruption in your connection.

The next step is to make sure that auto-refresh is disabled on your browser when viewing YouTube videos. To do this, click on the three dots at the top right of your browser window and select “Settings”. From there, look for the “Advanced” tab and select “Content Settings”. Under Content Settings, look for “Auto Discardable” and toggle it off for YouTube videos.

Finally, if you want to completely disable auto-refresh on YouTube videos, open up a separate tab in Chrome and type in chrome://flags/#enable-discardable-tabs into the address bar and press enter. This will bring up a list of flags that control various features in Chrome; scroll down until you find “Enable Discardable Tabs” and toggle it off.

By taking these steps, you should now be able to enjoy uninterrupted streaming of your favorite videos without having to worry about them reloading every time there’s an interruption in your connection!

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Stopping YouTube from Refreshing on an iPad

You can easily stop YouTube from refreshing on your iPad by disabling the Background App Refresh setting. To do this, go to Settings > General > Background App Refresh. From the list of apps shown, find YouTube and use the toggle to turn Background App Refresh off. This should prevent YouTube from refreshing in the background on your iPad.

Stopping Automatic Reloading

If you want to stop the automatic reloading of webpages, one way to do this is to disable the Auto Discardable checkbox in your Chrome browser. To do this, open the tab that you would like to disable auto-refresh for, and then click on the Toggle icon next to it. This will turn off the Auto Discardable checkbox for that tab. Once this is done, any changes that you make on the page will no longer be automatically reloaded when you visit it again. However, keep in mind that this setting is not permanent, and if you close your browser and relaunch it, Auto Discardable will be re-enabled for the site.

Fixing YouTube Glitches on iPad

To fix YouTube glitches on your iPad, you should first restart your device. To do this, press and hold the power button until the iPad turns off, then press the power button again to turn it back on.

Next, turn off your mobile data connection for a few seconds and then turn it back on again. This can help refresh your connection and often resolves any YouTube glitches you may be experiencing.

If the issue persists, try uninstalling and reinstalling the YouTube app. To do this, press and hold the YouTube app icon until it starts shaking, then select ‘Delete’ from the pop-up window. Then launch the App Store and search for ‘YouTube’ to install it again.

Finally, make sure you have updated to the newest available version of the YouTube app by going to your iPad’s Settings > General > Software update and check that you are running the latest version of iOS software.


In conclusion, YouTube is an incredibly popular platform that allows people to connect and share videos. It offers a wide range of features, making it ideal for anyone looking for entertainment, education or just to stay connected with friends and family. YouTube also provides a variety of customization options, allowing users to tweak the look and feel of their channel and videos. Additionally, users can turn off auto-refresh and background app refresh for specific apps on their iPhones and iPads for additional control over the platform. With its vast library of content, easy navigation features, and user-friendly interface, YouTube is the perfect destination for all your streaming needs.

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James Walker

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.