In the last year, Google has already launched the Global Media Playback Control Service for the Chrome browser. However, now, in this year 2020, the new update has come with Google Chrome where you can enable or disable the Global Media Playback as per your need. The actual work of the Global media Playback Control is to control the music playing on your browser via YouTube, Online Music Site, etc.
This thing is quickly done without switching back to the YouTube Tab. Same as that, the Global Media Playback Control Works on any website that you are exploring through the Chrome Browser.
For example, you are playing any video on Facebook or any other sites that support video playback function; the Global Media Playback controls works on all of them. On YouTube, with a thumbnail, a mini player like user interface is present that consist of play/pause, forward/reverse button. On the other hand, Facebook only shows the play/pause button.
How To Enable Or, Disable Global Media Playback Control In Google Chrome?
By default, the Global Media Playback Control is remaining enabled in the Chrome Browser. When you play a video on your chrome browser, a MUSIC icon shown in the top right corner of the URL bar. To open the control, you need to click on that icon and use the authorities there.
If you have updated the Chrome In the last year and the option is enabled by default, then you must wait till you got the next update. The next update of the Chrome 79 will give you the full feature of a switch on/off the Global Playback control. If you want to check the updates manually, then you can go to the Help Section of the Chrome browser. Just tap on the three dots and choose the next option Help then again Choose the option About Google Chrome.
In case if you have a problem not to able to see the button, then it can be manually activated in the following ways.
- Type – chrome://flags in the main address bar of the Chrome Browser.
- Then type the Global Media Playback Control in the search bar.
- Once the Global Media Controls appears to click on the box placed right of it and choose Enable
So, that is all about how to enable or disable Global Media Playback Control in Google Chrome. I hope you all got the process to allow the Medial Control in Google Chrome.
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