Google Chrome - Automatically mute inactive tabs

December 2016

Google Chrome - Automatically mute inactive tabs

Mute Inactive Tabs as the name already suggest is a browser extension that can automatically mute all the sounds from all your inactive tabs. Sometimes when you open a webpage a video (playlist) starts playing automatically and it can be quite annoying if you need to manage multiple pages of this type. Mute Inactive Tabs can help!

It will automatically mute sounds from your background tabs. No user interaction is required, you simply have to install and enable the extension,

  • Once installed a Mute Inactive Tabs button will be added next to the address bar.
  • Clicking on this button will toggle Mute Inactive Tabs on or off.

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