Google Chrome Tricks and Secrets - Identify the noisy tab in Chrome


Almost all of us come across that annoying situation where we have whole load of tabs open in our browser and one of them begins to play some music.This obviously is the last thing we want to hear while working. At times some site plays an advertisement in which we are least interested.

Google Chrome Tricks and Secrets - Identify the noisy tab in Chrome

Finding the noisy tab out of the numerous open tabs can be a pain in the neck. And if you are not having a lucky day it might turn out that the tab making the noise is the last tab of all you just checked.

Chrome always keeps coming up with features that smoothens the browsing experience of its users - be it Google Chrome task manager or the Google Chrome security features. And even for mind refreshment of its users it has a built in hidden game.

For the scenario discussed above chrome has a nice feature that will help us lot in identifying the culprit noisy tab easily and to get rid of the noise without the need to even open the tab.

How to Instantly find the noisy tab in Google Chrome?

Step 1:

When the unwanted noise starts playing in your browser, just look at the entire row of tabs open in your browser.

 Identify the noisy tab in Chrome
Step 2:

The tab or tabs making noise will have a speaker icon on them.

 Identify the noisy tab in Chrome
Step 3:

Right click on the tab with the speaker icon.

Step 4:

Click on ‘Mute Tab’ in the menu.

 Identify the noisy tab in Chrome
Step 5:

Do the same for all the tabs that have a speaker icon on them.

Conclusion :

This simple yet important trick of finding and muting the noisy tab instatntly can save your time and save you from loads of headache many a times. Such small yet poweful features of Google chrome makes it the market leader in the inernet browser market.