How to stop Netflix autoplaying those damn trailers

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I like to watch Netflix on my TV, but if I’m away from home or having a Netlfix night with friends, I have to use my laptop.

While the Netflix website looks very sleek, it sucks when the trailers start playing automatically as soon as the site opens.

At first I thought it was a handy feature, but over time it got annoying as hell. Sometimes I just want to see the description, Netflix.

Fortunately, the company has rolled out a new option that lets you turn off previews, sounds, or both. Here is how you can use this feature:

  • Open Netflix on your desktop browser.
  • Click on the settings menu in the upper right corner.
  • Turn off the toggle for previews, sounds, or both.