How to Fix YouTube Black Screen Issue
by Edward Lewis consultant
Facing this annoying
issue (YouTube Black Screen) on your computer while watching your favorite TV
show, movies, song, or funny cat video?
Here are the reasons why are you facing this problem and the
solutions for it.
reasons that can cause YouTube Black Screen issue:
1. Browsing YouTube on a weak Internet
to a black screen of YouTube.
3. If you’re using YouTube on browser then the
browser’s Cache and Settings may cause clogging up and YouTube black screen.
4. The video you’re playing may have sensitive
If the black screen issue is from your end, then that can be
usually solved by restarting your computer, restarting internet hardware
device, upgrading your browser, disabling ad blocker, and other similar
solutions. If the problem is with the video or YouTube or from your internet
service provider, then the issue can’t be fixed.
for solving YouTube black screen issue:
a better net connection: Bad or slow internet connection may prevent your video
from playing smoothly. Poor internet causes the video to not load properly.
This will result in clogging of video, and you’ll see a black screen or hear
audio without video.
• Check your internet network and connection,
it should work well.
• Reload the YouTube page again.
• Close and reopen YouTube.
• Remove the older Adobe Flash Player version
and install a newer version.
• Turn off hardware acceleration from the
Cache from your Web Browser: If you see black screen suddenly while playing a video,
then the problem may be because of browser’s cache.
Clearing Cache on Firefox:
1. Go to ‘Tools.’
2. Go to ‘Options.’
3. Open ‘Advanced’
4. Erase cache.
Clearing Cache on Chrome:
1. Go to ‘Menu.’
2. Go to ‘More Tools or History.’
3. Erase ‘Browsing Data.’
Clearing Cache on Safari:
1. Open ‘Safari menu.’
2. Go to ‘Empty Cache’
3. Select ‘Empty.’
Clearing Cache on Internet Explorer:
1. Go to ‘Safety.’
2. Select ‘Delete Browsing History.’
3. Choose ‘Temporary Files.’
4. Select ‘Cookies and History or Website
5. Select ‘Delete.’
settings of your browser: if you’re using YouTube on Chrome or Firefox and facing
black screen issue, then the problem may be with your browser settings. Disable
hardware acceleration feature to fix the issue then close and open the browser
Adjusting Settings in Chrome:
1. Open ‘Settings.’
2. Open ‘Advanced settings.’
3. Go to ‘General.’
4. Uncheck ‘Use hardware acceleration.’
Adjusting Settings in Firefox:
1. Go to ‘Options.’
2. Open ‘Advanced.’
3. Uncheck ‘Use hardware acceleration.’
the Content you’re playing: if all the videos are playing smoothly while the problem
occurs on some specific content then maybe you’re playing the content against
privacy and policies of YouTube. There is no practical solution to solve this
issue, if you want to view the same content then try to use another website.
These are the most common and effective solution that will surely fix the Black
Screen error. Still, you’re suffering from the problem, don’t be disappointed
because there will be various reasons for the error. Use another web browser,
log out from your YouTube account, or disable extensions.
Lewis is a creative person who has been
writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. He writes about the
latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work
experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular
e-magazines, blogs, and websites.
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