How to Disable Autoplay Media in Internet Explorer

Posted on November 22nd, 2013

When you go onto a website and music or video autoplays, you can turn it off. So it does not annoy you heres how.

1) Open Internet Explorer

1) Open the settings menu (the gear icon at the top right)


1) Select Safety


1) Click ‘ActiveX Filtering’ to turn on the ‘Auto Play Disable’. The menu will now close, however if you look again it will display a tick next to the option, click again to disable.


1) You will now notice a blue symbol in your address bar, hovering over this activates a popup that will tell you that content is filtered on the site.


1) Clicking on the blue symbol shows this popup, you can turn on or off auto play content by clicking the ‘Turn off ActiveX Filtering’