Last September, Google announced several measures through its official blog with the aim of ending forever the sound commercials that are reproduced without the consent of the users. Two updates (Chrome 63 and Chrome 64) through which all users of Google Chrome could silence once and for all those web pages that reproduce unexpected sounds for the user.
In October, the company introduced Chrome 63, the first of the two updates. A new version that allowed users to configure the browser up to three different ways to mold it to your liking. From the possibility of allowing all sound announcements to block the sound on a page or just inhabit it on those trusted websites . Now, Google Chrome presents its version 64. A version that aims to end these ads definitively
So you can mute the sound announcements
To be able to silence the sound announcements, it is essential to download the latest browser update. To do this, you only have to access the ‘Settings’ of Google Chrome and access the section ‘Chrome information’. Once this is done, the browser will be updated automatically so you can enjoy its news.
After restarting Google Chrome, you only have to right click on any tab that you have open and select the option ‘Mute website’ , which will appear under the option ‘Fix Tab’. You can also mute the web page that shows sound announcements automatically by accessing Google Chrome’s ‘Settings’, ‘Advanced settings’, ‘Privacy and security’, Content settings to see a list of the pages you have silenced and perform the relevant steps.
Google already allows blocking annoying ads.
Google already allows blocking annoying ads. / Google
How to get rid of annoying ads in other browsers
Google Chrome is updated to eliminate annoying noises. However, other browsers already did the same in the past. To mute web sites in Safari, you just have to right click on its URL, choose the option ‘Settings for these websites’ and change the option of ‘Autoplay’.
Meanwhile, all those people who use Firefox as default browser will be able to silence all those web pages through extensions like MuteLinks . In short, all browsers are prepared to end the sound announcements that bother so many users surfing the Internet.