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Sometimes the background video wont play on Iphone


#1

Sometimes my backgroundvideo does not autoplay on iphone.
is this fixable?


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#2

Hi @yvo010,

Thank you so much for getting in touch about enabling background videos on mobile devices, and I’m happy to help.

At this time, most phones don’t allow background videos to be played. But there is a workaround that I found on the forums for you:

Hopefully, this was helpful. Feel free to let me know if this is helpful, or if you have any additional questions.

:bowing_man:


#3

But just recently WF staff pushed a fix which made playsinline a default video attribute and the videos were playing just fine on mobiles.


#4

Great point, @dram, and I was able to note the completed update occurred approximately 2 weeks ago:

@yvo010 - I was able to complete a test using Browserstack.com and noted that the background video works on iPhone X using Safari: https://cl.ly/0e0027a40314

Would you be able to note the phone/browser that is being used?