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How to Enable or Disable Tab Audio Muting in Google Chrome in Windows


In Google Chrome, you can enable or disable a flag for an experimental feature to be able to quickly mute or unmute a tab by clicking on the speaker icon (audio indicator) directly on the tab instead of having to right click on the tab and click on "Mute site" or "Unmute site".

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable being able to quickly mute and unmute a tab playing audio in Google Chrome by clicking on the speaker icon on the tab for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.


EXAMPLE: Mute tab in Google Chrome
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Here's How:

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Copy and paste the link below into the address bar of Chrome, and press Enter.

chrome://flags/#enable-tab-audio-muting

3. Select Disabled (default) or Enabled for the Tab audio muting UI control setting you want. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on the RELAUNCH NOW button at the bottom to apply. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn