Mute Tab

Mute Tab

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

Total ratings for Mute Tab
4.32 (Rating count: 165)
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Pros
  • Mutes background tabs without muting the foreground
  • Works well with Twitch
  • Easy to use with simple click to mute and unmute
Cons
  • 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
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Date Author Rating Lang Comment
2024-06-12
zadff joh
zadff joh
en love it, it can avoid Spotify's audio advertisements ^_^
2024-05-22
Luiz Silva
Luiz Silva
en only one that mutes background tabs without muting the foreground also, if they're from the same domain.
2024-05-18
Ziggy010
Ziggy010
2024-05-15
juke dixon
juke dixon
en works great ty
2024-04-23
Ryan Blanchard
Ryan Blanchard
en Tested on twitch.tv, works as expected. Super helpful!
2024-04-15
Mohammed Awad
Mohammed Awad
en Works as described
2024-03-29
shockthetoast
shockthetoast
en As other's have mentioned, it's currently broken due to a change in Chrome. Now it works to mute the site, rather than the tab. But worse, it can break your browser, which is why I'm posting this review - as a warning to others. While the extension's mute now works across a site, it is still separate from the built in "mute site" option, meaning you can't natively unmute a site muted with the extension. And since this setting is preserved, if you have muted any site and then remove or disable the extension, the site will stay muted. It would be easy for someone to disable the extension because of the issues, and later run into a muted site without connecting the dots on why it's muted. Additionally, it the control only works for the first tab opened for a site. Using it in any other tab will update the icon to say it's muted, but it will not actually mute. (Similarly, muting via the first tab won't update the extension icon in the other tabs.) If you close the first tab, the control switches to the next tab. But I found a situation where if I then mute this tab (the one newly in control), then use "reopen closed tab" to bring back the previous primary tab, and then attempt to unmute, it breaks all media playback. Videos can be scrubbed, but will not play. Edit: After disabling the extension, the native "mute site" feature will still not work for existing tabs. Closing the tab and opening it again seems to fix this.
2024-03-24
Maggie K
Maggie K
en congrats!!
2024-03-20
Rayne
Rayne
en great extension until chrome's latest update broke it :( welp
2024-03-01
Fernando Daciuk
Fernando Daciuk
en Great extension, I've used it for years, but recently discovered that chrome has a "Tab audio muting UI control" flag that you can click on the sound icon on the tab to mute/unmute only that tab. Since the extension hasn't been working well for a while, I'll stick with the native feature.
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