YouTube auto-plays videos as per your search history. As a result, you don’t need to decide what you wish to play next. At times, the entertainment app may even make you feel that it knows exactly what appeals you the most. Frankly speaking, I really appreciate this feature.
However, if you don’t want the videos to play automatically in YouTube, there is a way to stop it. One of the main reasons why some folks may want to prevent the videos from playing automatically is to reduce the cellular data usage on iPhone or iPad. Whatever could be the reason, let’s find out how you can disable the autoplay videos in YouTube on your iOS device as well as the computer.
How to Stop Videos from Playing Automatically in YouTube on iPhone/iPad
On Wi-Fi, autoplay stops by itself after four hours. On the mobile network, it is turned off by default after 30 minutes.
Step #1. Launch YouTube on your iOS device. Next, navigate to the Up Next section of the video page.
Step #2. Check out the Autoplay switch located at the top of the Up Next section. Turn it off.
How to Prevent YouTube Videos from Playing Automatically on the Web
Step #1. First off, navigate to the YouTube.com.
Step #2. Toggle the autoplay switch above the Up Next section on the video page.
Later if want the autoplay to be back, follow the steps as mentioned earlier and turn on the switch.
If you don’t want anyone to find out what you watch or search for this entertainment app on your iPhone, check out this post to clear off the history.