How to Disable Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN App & Web

Disable auto-play videos ESPN
Disable auto-play videos ESPN

Do you know how to disable autoplaying videos on the ESPN app and web? ESPN is a cable sports channel of American and owned by ESPN Inc. Auotplaying videos will create a hurdle for you, particularly if you are worried about your data usage or if it is a sporting event you might have missed. If you do not want a game to be ruined for you. Here is how to disable the autoplay video feature in the ESPN app.

How to Stop these ESPN videos from autoplay in the ESPN Mobile App & Computer Web

We all aware the autoplay function is media applications and websites can be a blessing and a curse, but it might be something you really not enjoy. With the ESPN app and website, turning off that feature is quite simple. This way you do not have video while scrolling through the web browser and the app.

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Disable Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN App on Mobile

Using ESPN installed app while using on your mobile and want to disable or stop autoplaying videos. If you do not how then follow these steps:

  1. Open the ESPN App on your Mobile phone
  2. Select the Setting option with the Gear icon
  3. Tap the Video Settings option on the Settings page
  4. Go the Autoplay Settings section then select Never Autoplay Videos option to turn this setting
  5. Once you select that item, confirm you have a blue checkmark by that option to make users that autoplay is turned off.
Open ESPN App, Tap Settings Gear icon, & Video Settings
Open ESPN App, Tap Settings Gear icon, & Video Settings
Select Never Autoplay Video in the Video Settings
Select Never Autoplay Video in the Video Settings

Finally, you have successfully turned off autoplay! You will not have to worry about using extra data usage when through the application. This will stop any games you are tuning in to later from being ruined as well.

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How to Enable Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN App

If you want to enable autoplaying videos in the ESPN using a mobile app. Here are these steps to follow re-enable autoplaying videos you stopped from auto-playing.

  1. Tap to open ESPN App on your Mobile
  2. Select the Settings gear icon from the top right side
  3. Then select Video Settings option on the Settings page
  4. Go to Autoplay Settings section and Select the Autoplay Using WiFi and Data or Autoplay Using WiFi Only
  5. When you select the option make sure that you have a blue checkmark by that option to make user that autoplay is turn on

You have successfully turned on autoplaying video back. You can watch the auto preview of videos without tapping.

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How to Disable Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN Using Web Browser On PC

Using ESPN while using a web browser on Desktop & Mobile or any web browser and want to disable autoplaying videos on the ESPN website. here are the following steps:

  1. Open ESPN Website on any browser on your Computer
  2. Click Profile icon from the top right corner
  3. Select the Video Setting from the menu
  4. Press Slider from to Left to Right side next to the Auto Start in the Video Settings
  5. After that, the webpage will automatically reload and Turn off the Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN
Open ESPN Website, Click Profile icon & Video Settings
Open ESPN Website, Click Profile icon & Video Settings
Auto Start Slider from Left to Right side under Video Settings
Auto Start Slider from Left to Right side under Video Settings
ESPN Autoplaying Video Disabled
ESPN Autoplaying Video Disabled

How to Enable Autoplaying Videos in the ESPN Using Web Browser

Later on, you can Enable Autoplaying video then follow the same steps, and in the last steps move the slider from the Right side to the left side, and the page will refresh to turn on the autoplaying.

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Frequently Ask Questions-FAQ

Here are some of the frequently asked questions by different people and might you interested to read.

Disable Automatic Playback of HTML5 videos (CNN, ESPN, etc)

According to the research-based, there is no method to stops websites for employing audio auto video or audio playback in the latest version of Chrome. Before the settings let you block plug-ins from the autoplaying. But this was removed in the latest version of the web browser as far as my research.

I have turned off entire plugins, explicitly blocked content from the domain with a plugin, but the audio is still playing automatically. ESPN offered to have an auto-playing Enable/Disable option, but it does no do anything.

Disable Automatic Playback of HTML5 videos (CNN, ESPN, etc)
Disable Automatic Playback of HTML5 videos (CNN, ESPN, etc)

Previous suggestions contain downloading a random different plugin that has a very different object and giving it control entire sorts of items in the hope that it allows you to turn off this.

I would rather not change browser, but Chrome browser continuously getting worse and worse.

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ESPN App Autoplay Videos -Turn off

As I share with you in the above method you can stop ESPN app from autoplaying videos within a few steps to follow. Go to ESPN App>Setting Gear icon> Video Settings> Tap Never autoplay option. Then go back and scroll through the app without auto-playing videos on your mobile.

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Does Anybody Know How to Stop Autoplay Videos on ESPN.com?

Yes, you can stop the autoplay video on ESPN.com by visiting the official website. Visit ESPN.com with any web browser on your computer or laptop. Click the Profile icon to the upper right side. Now select the Video Settings option from the menu then move the Slider Next to the Autostart from the Left side to right side to stop autoplay videos.

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How to Disable Autoplay Videos on Sites in Google Chrome

It is very simple to disable autoplay videos on sites in Google Chrome.

  1. Open Chrome browser on your phone or tablet
  2. Select the Menu option
  3. Tap the Settings option
  4. Then Site Settings
  5. Next, go down to the menu and press on Media
  6. Now Autoplay and toggle the switch off

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