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Toggle autostart and remember setting

We are using the autostart parameter to let videos player on page load (see

In most cases this will be the preferred setting for people using a WiFi connection. However, some people may want to turn this off, because they're using expensive tethering or data roaming.

How can we integrate an autoplay-toggle just as Youtube does it? And how can the setting be stored permanently for the user?

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JW Player Support Agent  
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You may have to utilize some form of JS to check the OS or browser and load a code snippet based on the information returned. This would require some elbow grease on your end but I’ve also provided a link to our API which may be a of great use as well: .


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