How to Stop YouTube Videos from Buffering (Stop Auto-playing)


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Prevents YouTube HTML5 and Flash players from auto-buffering (auto-playing) videos YouTube No Buffer stops YouTube HTML5 and Flash players from auto-buffering videos. Using this add-on (extension) you can save bandwidth and also prevent YouTube on multiple tabs from buffering media simultaneously.

You will have to click on the player to allow buffering of the media files. Once a player is buffered, it can play multiple tracks. There is no need to activate the player on each new track (so you can easily watch playlists for instance).


  1. Stop auto-playing on “/watch?v=” pages
  2. Stop auto-playing on “/user/” pages
  3. Stop auto-playing on “/channel/” pages
  4. Stop auto-playing on embedded YouTube players.
  5. Supports YouTube’s new Material Design (as of version 0.2.2)

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Download extensions for all these web browsers. (These extensions are totally free):

Chrome Web Store ( working with Torch browser as well ): Click Me!

Opera Browser Extensions: Click Me!

Firefox Extensions: Click Me!

Microsoft Edge Extensions: Click Me!


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