- Every time I access a YouTube link using IE11, the message saying "YouTube is not responding" pops up (both PC and my phone)…any solutions?
- While I am using Firefox, every few minutes YouTube stops (no responding). I have uninstalled and reinstalled many times it but YouTube is still not working. Please give me some suggestions.
- I updated my Safari yesterday but I found that YouTube doesn't respond correctly. When I try to play a video, it directly go to the end immediately without showing anything. How can I fix it?
In fact, most YouTube users come across YouTube no responding error as no image displayed, no audios, freeze and so on during playing a YouTube video on IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari and other browsers on PC/Mac or portable devices. If unfortunately, you are bothered with the same problem, this article is here to explain why YouTube is not responding and how to fix YouTube not responding error.
There are several possibilities result in YouTube not responding problem.
▪ Cache is the most probable cause which may clog up YouTube so that images and audios cannot output swimmingly.
▪ On the other hand, there may be some bugs of your browser to play a YouTube video.
▪ What's more, some third-party programs for example Adblocking software, Adobe Flash Player or some incompatible player software installed on your PC/Mac or portable devices may cause YouTube not responding error as well.
▪ Certainly, poor network will lead to unexpected stop or unload problem during playing YouTube videos.
Yes, you may attempt to get a YouTube not responding solution by searching on Google. But if you have no idea of how to grab the best from a diverse of answers, the list below summarizing the most useful tips of how to fix YouTube not responding error will give you a hand.
1. Delete browser cookies and history.
For IE and Firefox, open tools menu - Options – Delete history, clear recent history or remove individual cookies.
For Google Chrome, click Customize and control meun - History - Clear browsing data.
2. Update Adobe Flash Player or switch a browser.
Please make sure that Adobe Flash Player, a plug-in for video playing on browsers, is fully compatible with your browser. If not, update Flash Player to latest version or switch a browser to play.
3. Uninstall third-party add-ons.
If you have installed any Adblocking software or conflicting players on your PC/Mac or smartphone/tablet, disable/uninstall it and then restart YouTube.
4. Use a different network.
If you are troubled with YouTube not responding error on smartphone or tablet, please try to use a different network. If YouTube is still not working, reboot your devices or update to latest system.
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1. Open WinX YouTube Downloader and click the first + link-shaped button on navigation bar.
2. Copy and paste URL of the YouTube video which is not responding during playing to address bar in the pop-up window. Then, click Analyze button.
3. A couple of seconds letter, video title, duration and full versions of this video in different resolutions, formats, sizes, codec will be presented. Select the version you prefer, for example 1920x1080 MP4 and click OK.
4. Click Browse button to set target folder for saving video and hit Download button to start YouTube video free download.
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