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How to Fix Twitter Videos Not Playing on Your Devices

Author by Rocabella

Updated on Aug 11, 2023

If you are facing a Twitter video not playing issue, please read on. In this post, you will not only get to know some common reasons for the Twitter videos won't play problem but also learn how to fix it.

Videos Not Playing on Twitter?

Q1: When I'm trying to watch some media files on Twitter, it says that the videos couldn't be played. At first, I thought that I can fix it by installing flash player, but it didn't help. It works in other browsers (it did even before installing flash player). Awaiting help.

Q2: I think Twitter videos always did play in Firefox, in fact, I know they did. Now suddenly they won't. I've tried many remedies including disabling all add-ons. Going into about: config and toggling those 2 suggested in media: to false and then back to true. Videos do not play either way. What went wrong?

A: There are various reasons why Twitter video not playing on your device. However, it's nothing to be frustrated about. Keep reading to figure out why your Twitter video won't play and then follow the corresponding fix to solve the Twitter video not playing with ease.

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Why Are Twitter Videos Not Playing? How to Solve the Issue of Twitter Videos Not Working

1. Sometimes the reason why we can't play twitter videos is that the network connection is bad. In this case, you can connect to a stable network and restart the Twitter app to load the video again.

2. Clear all caches and cookies from your computer/device browser from your browser's Settings menu.

3. If the Twitter app on your device has not been updated for a while, try updating your Twitter app to the latest version and play the videos again.

4. Sometimes, old browsers are the cause that we can't play videos on Twitter, so you can fix them by updating your browser to a new version.

5. Some plugins, security software and firewall programs may lead to the videos won't play on Twitter issue. This could be fixed by disabling these programs on your computer.

6. If you upload a video to Twitter, please make sure it conforms to Twitter Video Specs. Otherwise, the video won't play either or you will get an "Your Media File Could Not Be Processed" error.

If you want to upload video to Twitter, keep the specs for Twitter video upload in mind:
Video format: MP4 for web; MP4 or MOV for mobile app.
Codec Format: H.264/AAC-LC
You can upload a maximum of 512MB video, and the video length is no longer than 140 seconds.

Ultimate Solution to Twitter Videos Not Playing

The above are some simple ways to solve the problem of Twitter videos not playing. If none of them works, here is the last resort to fix the Twitter videos won't play problem — downloading Twitter videos with a Twitter video downloader and playing it offline on iPhone, Android, Windows PC, etc.

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory, a reliable free video downloader favored by many people, can aid you to free download any video from Twitter, YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, and other video sites. Now, free downloadfree download it to download Twitter videos for fixing Twitter videos not playing with ease.

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How to Download Twitter Videos

Step 1: Paste the Twitter Video URL

First, please Free downloadfree download WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory on your PC. Launch the program and open the downloader interface. Then click the + New Download button on the upper left.

Browse Twitter, find the video you want to download and copy its URL.

Step 2: Save the Twitter Video on Your Computer

Paste the Twitter video URL into the Paste URL box and hit Analyze to get the video analyzed. Then choose one download option and click Ok and Download All to save the Twitter video.

Step 3 (Optional): Convert Downloaded Twitter Video to Other Formats

When the download process is done, import the Twitter videos into the Video Converter module and convert them to other video formats or extract audio from video if you need. There are 500+ video/audio formats and various devices for your selection.

WonderFox does not promote any illegal downloads, please ensure that your actions are legal in your country. In addition, downloaded videos cannot be used for any commercial activity.

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