Mute Tab

Mute Tab

Restores the 'Mute Tab' functionality of versions prior to Chrome 71.

Mute Tab
What is Mute Tab?
'Mute Tab' is a Chrome extension which reinstitutes the 'Mute Tab' functionality removed since Chrome 71. Designed for individual tab audio control, it offers users the ability to easily mute sound from a specific tab through a conveniently placed context menu or direct interaction with the extension icon.
By: trmcnvn
Users: 300,000+
Rating: 4.32 (165)
Version: 1.4 (Last updated: 2019-09-18)
Creation date: 2019-09-18
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
Size: 41.79K
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Chrome 71 removed the flag that enables per-tab audio muting. This extension allows you to mute individual tabs by a new context menu option or interacting with the extension icon.

User reviews
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  • Mutes background tabs without muting the foreground
  • Works well with Twitch
  • Easy to use with simple click to mute and unmute
  • Broken functionality after recent Chrome updates
  • Issues with muting new tabs and site muting not synchronized
  • Difficulty unmuting or completely removing the mute from tabs
Most mentioned
  • Broke with recent Chrome update
  • Works as described
  • Difficulty unmuting or removing mute from tabs
  • Works well with Twitch
Recent reviews
love it, it can avoid Spotify's audio advertisements ^_^
by zadff joh zadff joh, 2024-06-12

only one that mutes background tabs without muting the foreground also, if they're from the same domain.
by Luiz Silva Luiz Silva, 2024-05-22

by Ziggy010 Ziggy010, 2024-05-18
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Risk impact

Mute Tab is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

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