Open Bug 1307074 Opened 3 years ago Updated Last year

Switching tabs will stop the HLS player


(Firefox for Android :: Audio/Video, defect, P5)




Tracking Status
firefox51 --- affected
firefox52 --- wontfix


(Reporter: u549602, Unassigned)



(Keywords: qablocker)

Environment: Aurora 51.0a2
Device: Samsung Galaxy S6 EDGE (Android 6.0);
Build: Aurora 51.0a2 (2016-10-02);

Steps to reproduce:
1. Open two tabs, in one go to
2. Play the HLS video and switch tab
3. Go back to the video tab

Expected result: 
Step 2 : The video should continue playing in the background (as all video players in fennec) or at least paused
Step 3 : Video plays or can be resumed 

Actual result: 
Step 2: The video is stopped
Step 3: The page needs to be reloaded in order to play the video (from the beginig)
I believe it is similar to bug 1307078.
Priority: -- → P2
See Also: → 1307078
Mass wontfix for bugs affecting firefox 52.
Re-triaging per

Needinfo :susheel if you think this bug should be re-triaged.
Priority: P2 → P5
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