Stop Youtube Video Streaming and Playback

There are times when you may not found a youtube video worth watching or you might have watched it before, at such times the you don’t want to waste your internet bandwidth while streaming that video which will get still streamed and download to your pc in the background even when you are not watching it.

Youtube allows you to stop youtube video playback, its streaming and download at the same time, follow the procedure below to so the same.

In order to stop a video from playing, you will need to right click on the youtube video then click stop download as shown in the image below.


Once you click the option Stop download, the current youtube video will stop streaming and playback will also be stopped, in this way you don’t need to close the youtube page to stop a youtube video from streaming. We hope you like this simple tip, you can also read other related youtube tips we have written before.

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