Making auto-play for lesson videos work in your browser

Modern web browsers are quite picky about allowing autoplaying videos because this feature was abused by advertisers in the past. To make sure autoplay works for your Real Python courses and you can watch courses uninterrupted, check the following settings in your Real Python account and browser:

1. Ensure auto-play is enabled in your Real Python account settings

2. Ensure your browser allows auto-playing videos on realpython.com

On Chrome, make sure that autoplay is enabled by clicking on the lock icon in the URL bar and selecting "Sound: Allow" as displayed in the screenshot below:

On Firefox, enable autoplay by clicking on the lock icon in the URL bar and selecting "Autoplay: Allow Audio and Video":

On Safari Desktop, enable autoplay under the "Websites" tab in Safari preferences:

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