Video not available in my country
Some YouTube videos may not be available in your country for the following reasons:
- Video owners have chosen to make their content available only to certain countries (usually due to licensing rights)
- YouTube may block specific content in order to comply with local laws
Video player error message
If you're getting a player error message, most of the time the video should start working again in about 30 minutes. This error can happen due to a number of factors, such as issues with your Internet Service Provider (ISP), number of connected users or devices, your hardware and software configuration, your Internet connection or problems with the video itself. Here are some tips to troubleshoot this issue on your computer or mobile site. After each step, try viewing your video again.
Reload the page
Restart your browser
Restart your computer.
Update your browser to the latest version
Clear your cache and cookies
Try viewing the video on a different browser or computer
Try viewing the video again in 30 minutes
Reboot your device
Clear your browser's cache and cookies
Open the default browser and open Menu.
Touch Privacy & Security.
Touch Clear cache and touch OK.
Touch Clear all cookie data and touch OK.
From your Home screen navigate to Settings > Safari.
Touch Clear cookies.
Touch Clear cache.
For instructions on clearing your browser's cache and cookies on other mobile operating systems, please consult your device's instruction manual.
Try a different browser
If the default browser is not playing videos, download an alternative mobile browser such as Google Chrome.
Use a different network
If you are unable to play videos on your 4G/5G network, try connecting to a Wi-Fi network to see if you can watch videos then.
Check for the latest system updates
For optimal performance, keep your device updated with the latest system updates.
On Android, navigate to Settings > About Phone > System updates and touch Check now.
On iOS, navigate to Settings > General > Software Update.