How to Allow or Block Auto-Play Sound Access in Safari Mac?

Learn how to allow or disable the sound access and permissions for the websites in the safari browser on a mac computer. If you disable the sound permissions, the website will play in mute without music or voice.

With every growing web technologies, web developers and webmasters are trying out new stuff to keep the user engaged on the website. One such attempt is to run the video or auto-play in the background.

This video will run without our permission and start with sound which is kind of annoying. This kind of stuff is mostly used by news websites for broadcasting the live sessions.

Thankfully, the Safari browser allow controlling this auto-play sound and video for all the websites. Per your requirement, just enable or disable the option.

How to Allow Auto-Play Sound on Safari MacOS?

Here are the steps to allow sound permissions and access for websites on safari browser on mac computer:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on a mac computer.
  2. Select Safari from the menubar options.
  3. Choose Preferences… option under the Safari menu.
  4. Switch to the Websites tab within the Preferences popup window.
  5. Choose the Auto-Play in the sidebar.
  6. At the bottom from the drop-down — When visiting other websites select Allow All Auto-Play.

Allow Auto-Play Sound in Safari Browser Mac OS

This will allow the website to play sound and music from the website embedded assets on the apple safari browser on a computer.

How to Block Auto-Play Sound Access on Safari Computer?

Here are the steps to block sound permissions for all websites on Safari on macOS machine:

  1. Launch the Safari browser app on a mac computer.
  2. Select Safari from the menubar options.
  3. Choose Preferences… option under the Safari menu.
  4. Switch to the Websites tab within the Preferences popup window.
  5. Choose the Auto-Play in the sidebar.
  6. At the bottom from the drop-down — When visiting other websites select Never Auto-Play.

Block and Stop Auto-Play Sound in Safari Browser Mac OS

This will block and disable the sound access for the website and do not allow it to play sound.

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