How do I turn off autoplay videos on CNET?


Autoplay video can be easily be turned on or off via desktop.  Just follow the instructions
below specific to where you are on the site.

Note: Autoplay cannot be turned off via your mobile browser on CNET. The option to
turn off autoplay is available on desktop, only.

Product Review pages:
On the video player, you will see "Autoplay: ON/OFF toggle" on the bottom left corner
(see screenshot below). To turn autoplay off, toggle the player to "OFF." (This works
vice versa to turn it back on.) Once you set the autoplay to off, it will set a cookie in your
browser that will remember this setting and will persist throughout your CNET viewing
experience without auto playing any videos. As long as you don't delete your browser's
cookies, the autoplay will remain off each time you visit CNET.

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Article pages:
In the bottom of the video player, you will see "Autoplay" with a toggle switch
(see screenshot below). To turn autoplay off, click the green toggle switch and it will
toggle it to gray which is in the off position (this works vice versa to turn it back on.)
Once you set the autoplay to off, it will set a cookie in your browser that will remember
this setting and will persist throughout your CNET viewing experience without auto
playing any videos. As long as you don't delete your browser's cookies, the autoplay
will remain off each time you visit CNET. 

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