How to enable and disable autoplay on YouTube

Updated: 11/30/2020 by Computer Hope
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The YouTube autoplay feature is a great way to view videos back-to-back from channels you're subscribed to, without having to select the next video manually. The YouTube algorithm chooses videos based on your viewing habits and automatically plays them consecutively when autoplay is enabled.

To enable and disable autoplay on YouTube, select a link below and follow the steps.

How to enable autoplay in YouTube

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. Play any video you want to view.
  3. At the bottom-right of the screen, click the YouTube settings icon.
  4. In the menu that appears, click the toggle switch so it is red, as shown below.

YouTube autoplay enabled

How to disable autoplay in YouTube

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. Play any video you want to view.
  3. At the bottom-right of the screen, click the YouTube settings icon.
  4. In the menu that appears, click the toggle switch so it is gray, as shown below.

YouTube autoplay disabled