How to Mute a Tab in Safari to Turn Off Website Audio

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There are a variety of reasons why you might want to silence a website. Sometimes you don’t want to hear anything from a website, and other times you just need to silence it briefly.

You may silence individual tabs or all tabs in Safari. In Safari, this option is conveniently available in both the search field and the tab bar, allowing you to rapidly mute and unmute.

Can you mute a tab in Safari on iPhone or iPad?

You can’t silence a tab in Safari on an iPhone or iPad. Only the open tab in the foreground can play sound on these devices.

The only way to silence that sound is to utilize the website’s video or audio player controls to pause or mute it. You can also simply close the tab or turn off your device.

How to mute a tab in Safari on Mac

When it comes to muting tabs, you have a few alternatives. If the tabs are in an open Safari window, the first method works.

Mute a Tab in Safari

  • In Safari, you may mute or unmute a tab by clicking the Audio button on the right side of the tab in the tab bar. This works for tabs that are open in the foreground as well as ones that are open in the background.

However, the tab you wish to mute may not be open in front of you. In that instance, the Audio button in the Smart Search field at the top-center of a Safari window provides more options:

  • Simply click the Audio button in the search area to mute your current tab.
  • Mute a tab that isn’t open in the foreground in your Safari window: You may still mute a tab that isn’t open in the forefront in your Safari window.
  • To mute all other tabs, simply click the Audio button in the search area if your current tab isn’t playing audio.
  • Right-click or Control-click on the Audio button to bring up a menu of options if your current tab is playing audio or if you have more than one tab playing audio and want to choose which one to mute. The options you see will vary depending on the tabs you have open, but some common possibilities include:
  • This Tab Is Muted
  • Another Tab is muted (s)
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How to Unmute a tab

To unmute a tab, click the Audio button in the tab bar or in the search field on the right side of the tab.

If the tab you wish to unmute isn’t in the foreground, right-clicking or Control-clicking on the Audio button in the search box will bring up the Audio button options menu.

After that, you can opt to Unmute Other Tab(s) or navigate to the tab by selecting it from Tabs With Sound.

Kuldeep Sathwara
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Kuldeep is an iOS lover loves to write about the iphones ,iPad, Mac Updates, issues , Fixes and More.

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