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Keeping music going when changing tabs

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#1 floridianman


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Posted 14 September 2016 - 02:06 AM

I like to listen to music on YouTube while I'm doing other things. How can I keep YouTube playing after I switch tabs? Whenever I open a new tab the music stops.

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#2 Havachat


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Posted 14 September 2016 - 03:59 AM

What Browser are you using ? then others may be able to assist you further if needed.

You could eg: Open Web browser / Youtube / Play Music / then minimise that Tab to tray , then just open a New Webpage and cont as normal.


* You can right Click any Link , and select open in New Tab , then last Tab will always be Open etc.

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Posted 19 September 2016 - 12:59 PM

I use Firefox and as long as I just minimize the tab...the music continues.


Any browser supports multiple windows/tabs, I should think.



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Posted 19 September 2016 - 01:23 PM

Did you by chance have your browser to open a new tab in the existing open tab?  My search function used to do that, I would type something in the address bar and Search would cough up the results in the currently open tab; I "told" the browser any new tab request and any search request would open a new tab, and leave the other open tab[s] alone.

Edited by RolandJS, 19 September 2016 - 01:24 PM.

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#5 Sam00


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Posted 19 September 2016 - 02:25 PM

Don't you have installed extension which stop music when change tab or something?

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