iOS 13: How To Fix iPhone XS YouTube App Can’t Play Videos

by Aida Martin Norton Setup

Majority of us already know that applications on your iPhone get individual updates from their developers. If iPhone users don’t have these applications updated, then it can result in non-functioning of that particular application. It is so because then it won’t be able to meet the minimum system requirements of the device. With the help of this blog, you shall be able to fix the iPhone XS iOS 13 problem of YouTube can’t play videos.

iOS 13: How To Fix iPhone XS YouTube App Can’t Play Videos

Method 1: Soft resetting the iPhone iOS 13 for fixing the YouTube application that cannot play videos

  1. Firstly, do a long press on the side switch till the time Power off option gets displayed on the screen.
  2. Next, push the slider for turning off the iPhone fully.
  3. As soon as the half of the minute is over, do a long press on the side switch again till the symbol of Apple gets displayed.
  4. Then, let your iPhone complete rebooting.
  5. Next, connect your iPhone again to Wi-fi net.
  6. Lastly, check whether videos are being played on YouTube or not.

Method 2: Turn off the app restrictions on the iPhone

  1. Firstly, press on Settings. You shall get it in the Home screen.
  2. Then, press on Screen Time.
  3. After that, press on Content and Privacy Restrictions.
  4. Lastly, push the toggle for turning it off.

Method 3: Reset the network settings on the iPhone

  1. Firstly, go to the Home screen and press on Settings.
  2. Then, go through all the options and press on General.
  3. After that, click on Reset.
  4. Next, choose the option of Reset network settings.
  5. Then, put the passcode if asked.
  6. Lastly, give confirmation that you wish to reset network settings by tapping on the iPhone.

Method 4: Remove and, then install the YouTube app

  1. Firstly, go to Settings application by the Home screen.
  2. Then, press on General.
  3. After that, press on iPhone Storage.
  4. Next, search for YouTube from the given list of applications.
  5. Then, press the option of Delete App.
  6. If asked, press the Delete option for confirming that you wish to remove YouTube application from the iPhone.
  7. Next, reboot the iPhone immediately after removing the app.
  8. Then, visit the App Store and look for the latest version of YouTube.
  9. After that, give some time to the application for completing the installation.
  10. Lastly, restart the iPhone for refreshing its memory as well as the operating system.

Congratulations! You have been able to troubleshoot iPhone XS iOS 13 YouTube application that was not able to play videos.

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