Frequently you might seeing such error of Youtube Videos Not Playing on your computer. Here we have created a tutorial for you that helps you How to Fix Youtube Videos Not Playing.

Fixing YouTube Videos Not Playing

Update your Web Browser

First of all, update your web browser. No matter what kind of browser installed on your Computer, Android smartphone, and Apple Devices like iPhone and iPad.

Update your Web BrowserIf you’re using the Chrome or another web browsers like Firefox, Safari, IE, you need to update to the latest version of web browser. So update your existing web browser to updated newer version of the internet browser to fix this issue.


Clear cache and cookies

First of all, Clear cache and cookies of your web browser and then restart your browser to play YouTube videos again. Here, below is the detailed to Clear Cache and Cookies in a different browser.

Clear cache and cookies

For Chrome:
Click on the Chrome “Menu” button on the top right side of the screen > “More Tools” > “Clear Browsing Data” > tick mark on Cache and Cookies then click on Clear Browsing Data button

For Firefox:
Click on Firefox Menu button then choose Options > Advanced panel > Click on the Network tab > click “Clear Now” button in the Cached Web Content section

For IE:
Click on Gear icon then choose Safety > Delete Browsing History > tick mark on Cache and Temporary Internet Files > Finally click on Delete button


Enable JavaScript

The JavaScript must be enabled in your computer’s web browser to play youtube videos. If the javaScript is disabled on your web browser, then you can not play any youtube video, So make sure the javascript is enabled in your computer’s web browser.

Enable JavaScript

For Chrome:
Click on the Chrome “Menu” button on the top right side of the screen > Settings > Scroll down and click on Content Settings under the privacy section > Now tick mark on “Allow all sites to run JavaScript” from the appeared popup

For other web browsers, only you have to uninstall and reinstall on your computer to fix this issue.


Update Adobe Flash Player

The Adobe Flash Player is the plugin, which is used by YouTube web browser to play videos and it also streams most of YouTube videos. With Adobe Flash Player you can not play youtube videos on your computer,

Update Adobe Flash Player
So make sure you have installed the newer version of Flash Player on your computer. After installing the latest version of Adobe Flash player, try to YouTube video on your computer using the web browser.

Here in this article, we have listed few ways that will fix your YouTube videos not playing issue. If you know any other ways to do so, feel free to share your views in the comments below.