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Chrome now lets you mute individual tabs

Chrome now lets you mute individual tabs


Right-click to kill the noise

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Last year, Google updated Chrome to show you which of your tabs was making noise by displaying a small speaker icon. Taking it a step further, the latest version of Chrome (version 46) will let you mute those pesky tabs individually.

Google has been testing the feature in Chrome since the summer, and now it's available to all users. Now instead of hunting for the mute button on autoplaying videos or looking for the audio player on the website of that restaurant who feels the need for mood music, you can just right-click on the guilty tab, select mute, and kill sound on the entire page.