How to disable AutoPlay videos in YouTube Android App

Videdisable youtube autoplay videoso Auto-play is one recent feature that is gradually finding its way in all favorite apps for the sake of improved internet marketing. While Facebook auto-plays videos on the homepage, YouTube automatically plays a video once the video you are watching ends. But good the intention may have been, and most people are slightly annoyed by being forced to watch a video they did not choose to play!

How to disable AutoPlay videos in YouTube Android App

If you are one of those people who are irritated by YouTube’s auto-play feature and wish you could get rid of it, you’ll be glad to know that you can do that! Most people aren’t aware of the fact and the way to do it. Hence, here we have provided the step by step procedure to help you disable YouTube auto-play feature and get the control over what you watch on YouTube in your own hands!


1) Tap on “YouTube” icon on your mobile phone’s home screen to launch YouTube app.

YouTube App

2) Next, tap on your profile icon located on the top-right corner of the homepage to access your account page.

YouTube profile icon

3) Scroll down until you find the “Settings” option and tap on it.

YouTube settings

4) Next, tap on “General” option from the menu that appears.

YouTube General settings

5) It’ll open a window from where you can access a lot of general settings. The one you need is obviously “AutoPlay”. You’ll notice a toggle-button next to it which is toggled-on by default.

YouTube auto-play toggle

6) To turn AutoPlay off, simply toggle-off the button by sliding it to the left.

switch off auto-pay toggle YouTube

Last Verdict

That’s how easy it is to disable AutoPlay on YouTube. If you have followed the above steps, you can now play your videos without being prompted to uninvited videos in between and enjoy watching videos of your choice uninterruptedly!


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