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Effortless Methods for Fixing YouTube Videos Won’t Play Issue

Have you ever encountered the situation that you can watch YouTube videos before but suddenly you cannot watch them? Or you are not able to watch YouTube videos on a browser while you can view them on another browser? Here you can find the conceivable causes of YouTube videos won’t play issue and solutions to deal with it.
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YouTube Videos Won’t Play Issue Repeatedly Appears

Since YouTube is one of the largest and most popular video-sharing websites all over the world, it attracts so many loyal fans, including individuals, media corporations to share videos on it. You can get so much useful or interesting information via YouTube.

YouTube Doesn’t Play Videos

YouTube Doesn’t Play Videos

However, some problems frequently arise as you browsing on YouTube, for instance, YouTube videos won’t play or YouTube videos won't load on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and so forth. It keeps showing the message like “Sorry, something went wrong.” “Error loading. Tap to retry.” “An error has occurred.” and more. These situations confused you so much since you can view videos on YouTube before without any problems, but all of a sudden, YouTube can’t play. This is so annoying. Some of you can solve these problems while some cannot. So here are some recommended solutions to resolve this troublesome issue.

Part 1: Get the YouTube Not Playing Videos Download for Offline Playback

Now that you have tried so many times online to view this video, but still disappointedly find that you cannot watch it on browser. Take it easy, we all may meet some kinds of play errors when watching YouTube videos. Just follow my steps to fix this annoying problem.

This is a quick and simple solution to deal with YouTube won’t play videos issues. Get the YouTube not playing videos download via the freeware —Free HD Video Converter Factory. Since you cannot watch them online, just get them download for offline playback.

Preparation: Download this freeware and open it.

Download YouTube Not Playing Videos within Two Steps

Step 1

There’s a “Download” selection on the menu bar and click it. Then you can copy and paste the URL of the video that YouTube won’t play to the “Add URL”. Click “Analyze”, then hold a second while the software is automatically analyzing.

Add URL and Analyze

Add URL and Analyze

Step 2

When the analysis is over, you can select one preferred output video’s resolution and format. After that, just press the “download” button. A few minutes later, you can find the downloaded video on the output folder.

Tips: You can re-analyze the link if you don’t get the wanted resolution and format that the original video has on the output list.

Choose Output Format and Download

Choose Output Format and Download

This freeware allows you to download YouTube videos in high definition, for example, download 1080P YouTube videos, download 4K YouTube Video and you can convert the download video to other format like YouTube to FLAC, MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV and so on. It can also deal with other conversions, such as ASF to AVI, WRF to MP4, FLAC to ALAC, MP4 to AVI and more.

Part 2: Possible Reasons on YouTube Not Playing Videos and Solutions to Them

Reason 1: Weak Internet Connection

Of course, you will get better watching experience with a higher definition. But if the messages, such as “No Connection.” “500 Internal Server Error.” and other similar warning messages are repeatedly showing on the screen which indicate that the YouTube videos won’t play or the YouTube videos lagging. These may result from the weak internet connection. The simplest way to fix it is change the video’s resolution from higher degree to a lower one. Usually, YouTube provides an auto resolution for you, just don’t change it. If still not work, follow this process to solve this matter: Refresh the website page > Restart your browser > Check the connection and refresh the router > Restart your computer.

Clear Cache and Cookies

Clear Cache and Cookies

Reason 2: Overloaded Cache and Cookies

Every time you visit a website, it will leave cache and cookies and when the browser’s memory is full of these files, it will slow down YouTube video loading speed and even directly lead to that you can’t play YouTube videos. You should clear all the cache and cookies on your browser. Here take Google Chrome as an example, and other browsers are very much the same: Open Chrome > Click more on the menu bar > Select More Tools > Click Clear browsing data > Click the checkboxes for Cookies and other site and plugin data and Cached images and files.

Install Adobe Flash Player

Install Adobe Flash Player

Reason 3: No Adobe Flash Player

YouTube has taken Adobe Flash Video technology to display media videos. Therefore, if there’s no Adobe Flash Player on your browser, there’s little chance to play YouTube videos. For those who get in touch with YouTube at the first time, you may ignore the Adobe Flash Player installation notification for you have mistakenly taken it as useless or unsafe software. So you need to install this software to watch YouTube videos. And for those who have installed Adobe Flash Player while still unable to watch YouTube videos, you need to check the version of the player and update it to the latest version.

These are some common ways to fix YouTube won’t play videos problem and hope my solutions can be helpful. Considering that you may use different browsers, Operating Systems or some new play errors may arise, I sincerely advise you to take the solution on part one. Moreover, you are welcomed to share your experience below.

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