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How to Fix Videos not Playing on Mozilla Firefox?

by Jack Arona Computer Service
Firefox is among the most used web browsers all over the world, and understandably so. Although the browser is effective, it can still encounter some errors. In case you are unable to play videos on Firefox, then this blog will be helpful to you. So, here are the steps to fix videos not playing on Mozilla Firefox.
Turn off the Hardware Acceleration
If you would like to turn off the hardware acceleration, then abide by the given steps.
  • Navigate to the hamburger menu icon on the upper right-hand side of the screen and choose Options on Firefox.
  • After entering the options, move down, and you must view Performance.
  • You should untick the box of ‘Use recommended performance settings’ that will then display you the choice to enable/disable the Hardware Acceleration. Untick that as well.
  • Finally, after this, reboot the browser.
Turn off Add-ons
If you wish to turn off the add-ons, sets the devices, then pursue the given instructions.
  • Go to the hamburger menu icon at the upper right-hand side of the screen, then choose the ‘Add-ons’ option, or you can also hold the CTRL + SHIFT + A keys at once.
  • You should select the Extensions option.
  • Then you should view the list of the installed extensions on the browser.
  • Select the three dots next to every extension and choose disable.
  • Now, look for when the issue is solved.
  • You may as well reboot the browser, although it is not needed once you disable the extensions.
Remove Cookies and Cache 
If you would like to remove cookies and cache,’ then abide by the given steps.
  • Navigate to the Options from the hamburger menu icon.
  • You should choose Privacy and Security.
  • Then move down, and you must view Cookies and Site Data.
  • Click on Clear Data.
  • You have to tick both boxes of Cached Web Content and Cookies and Site Data and press the Clear key.
  • Finally, reboot the browser.
Turn on Autoplay from Browser
If you wish to turn on Autoplay from a browser, then pursue the given instructions.
  • Go to the padlock at the left-hand side of the URL and select the Arrow icon.
  • Then click on More Information. It will launch a new menu.
  • You should select the Permissions button.
  • You will check a permissions list, from the Autoplay option, Untick User Default.
  • Thereafter choose the ‘Allow Audio and Video’ radio option.
  • Now, reboot the browser.
Refresh Mozilla Firefox
If you would like to refresh Mozilla Firefox, then abide by the given steps.
  • Click on the hamburger menu icon at the upper right-hand side of the screen and select the Help option.
  • Thereafter select the ‘Troubleshooting Information.’
  • You will view Refresh Firefox at the right-hand side of the screen.
  • Now, verify the decision by selecting once again on Refresh Firefox.
Downgrade the Firefox
Now, you have to downgrade Firefox. Since most of the users have complained that they tackle this problem after upgrading. Downgrading should repair the issue for better in the next updates.
Jack Arona is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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