Here is how to mute tabs in Google Chrome on Mac

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Google Chrome still serves as my best web browsing platform on my Mac despite the fact that Apple’s desktop operating system comes with Safari web browser by default, which offers smooth and fast web browsing experience. Normally, there are times when you load a webpage in Google Chrome, audioplaying video and autoplaying audio starts, which is a little bit annoying.


Luckily, there is a simple way you can use to mute any and all audio coming from the webpage in Google Chrome, whether it’s in a video or embedded movie. In this guide, we will run you through the steps to silence tabs in Google Chrome playing audio or video.

  1. Steps to mute tabs in Google Chrome

Note that the below-mentioned step-by-step guide works for Google Chrome versions for Mac, Windows and Linux.

Step one: First off, you need to launch Google Chrome on your Mac with audio or video. After that, you are now supposed to right-click on that playing audio tab and select “Mute Tab” from the drop-down menu

Step two: The tab with audio has the little speaker icon. If you are not sure which Google Chrome tab is blasting audio, make sure that you look for that little speaker icon

  1. Steps to un-mute tabs in Google Chrome

If you change your mind, you can easily un-mute a Google Chrome tab by following the steps below.

Step one: The first thing you need to do is to head to that Google Chrome tab

Step two: Once you are done, you are now supposed to right-click on that Google Chrome tab and select “Unmute Tab” from the drop-down menu.

That’s it! In reality, Safari includes the similar feature that allows you to hunt down which browser tab is playing sound. You can do this by clicking and holding on the blue audio icon in Safari, you will then access all tabs in Safari playing audio.

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