How to fix something went wrong YouTube error?

YouTube, a free video-sharing website that allows you to browse billions of videos on a single platform. The platform was created in 2005, and now it is one of the most popular websites with 2 billion active users and over 720,000 hours of new content every day. One of the reasons for this success is the monetization for content creators. 37 million channels on YouTube are monetized. YouTube uses the term monetize; it allows the content creator earn from their videos.

No website is perfect; there are flaws and errors in every website. The same is the case with YouTube. The most common errors on the YouTube are

  • 500 internal server error.
  • Sorry, something went wrong.
  • 403 Error.
  • Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video format available.

There can be multiple reasons for these errors. “500 internal server error” occurs when the YouTube server is down or hacked. You can pretty much do nothing to fix the error unless you are the hacker. One possible reason for “403 Error” is a mistyped URL. “Sorry, something went wrong” occurs, if you are using an outdated web browser or some issue with your Google account.

All the error except “500 internal server error” are fixable there are multiple ways available on the internet to solve these errors.

In this article, we’ll provide a step-by-step guide of the solutions to fix “Sorry, something went wrong” error. 

“Sorry, something went wrong” is a commonly occurring error and easy to fix. This error mostly occurs when you open YouTube via the web browser. Most of the time, updating the browser will fix the error.

If updating the browser doesn’t fix it, you can follow one of these solutions to fix this error.

  • Reload the page.
  • If you have many browser tabs open, try to close most of them except for the one you’re using for YouTube.
  • Restart your browser.
  • Restart your router/modem.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Update your browser to the latest version.
  • Use Google Chrome as your browser.
  • Delete the Chrome extension “YouTube Flash Video Player 57.0.”

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