As we all are familiar with YouTube because it is one of the biggest video platforms. We watch videos for sake of entertainment, learning and knowledge. Sometimes you are watching an important and interesting video but it pauses automatically and then you have to tap on screen to resume it, which is something absolutely irritating.
Why YouTube Pauses
Now the question is why this happens? There are multiple factors that cause YouTube video automatic pause. We will discuss why this happens and how to fix this issue. Try all these (bellow) methods, if the first one doesn’t work, try another because you don’t know which factor causing this issue unless you try one by one, so keep trying to fix, until the problem is resolved. Mostly YouTube pause is easy to fix but sometimes it’s tricky as well.
Let’s see how to fix YouTube auto pause.
There are many reasons behind YouTube automatic pause like using old version of YouTube, poor internet connection, cache data, may be because of auto pause feature or browser issue so on and so forth.
Let’s know the factors that cause YouTube video pause with its complete solutions.
OLD VERSION OF YOUTUBE
If you don’t care about updating your apps regularly then might be you are using an old version of YouTube app, so if you use old version then it can cause automatic pause of YouTube videos.
HOW TO FIX
Go to Play store, check whether you have latest version of YouTube or not. If it is an old version , update it. You should also activate “auto update” if it was shut down, so that your apps will keep updating regularly.
POOR INTERNET CONNECTION
YouTube videos require better internet connection to be transferred fast and to be played smoothly. Fast internet connection is obligatory to stream video content fast. If your internet connection is poor, then obviously you will experience constant pause of YouTube because slow internet can’t stream videos fast enough due to which clip will pause while next section is buffered.
HOW TO FIX
1. You need to call your internet connection
2.Use trusted internet provider to avoid issues related to poor internet connection.
3.Wait until internet connection back to normal.
Now, what is cache? Cache is the recorded data of your activity on the Application. Due to regular use of an app cache pile ups, thus this can cause YouTube videos pause if cache is pile up. Try to remove cache periodically.
HOW TO FIX
1. On your phone go to “settings”.
2. Go to “applications” in the settings.
3. In applications tap on “YouTube. “
4. Tap on “storage” in the YouTube.
5. You will see two options “clear data” and “clear cache”.
6. Tap on “clear cache” and cache will be cleared.
AUTO PAUSE IS ACTIVE
“Auto pause” is one of the YouTube features, its function is to pause video automatically on YouTube when you are away from phone and no more watching the video and leave the phone. By the way it is useful feature but when it gets error, it pauses video automatically even when you are watching.
HOW TO FIX
Just shut it down because maybe it’s causing YouTube video auto pause.
Your browser can be a potential cause of constant YouTube video pause.
HOW TO FIX
Open YouTube in another browser. Clear browsers cookies and temporary file cache. Keep updating your browsers and plugins with the latest version.
ADD YOUTUBE NON-STOP EXTENSION TO GOOGLE CHROME
One of the simple and permanent solution of YouTube auto pause is to add YouTube non-stop to your google chrome but unfortunately you can do these settings only on PC’s therefore these setting going to crack the YouTube auto pause problem on PC, s.
So, let’s try these steps and do the following settings.
1 click on this link https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/youtube-nonstop/nlkaejimjacpillmajjnopmpbkbnocid?hl=en
2.When YouTube non-stop page will open, you will be seeing an option “add to “.and a pop up will appear “YouTube Non-stop has been add to chrome.
It’s all done, you have added YouTube Non-stop to your google chrome.
I hope this article will help you to stop YouTube from auto pause.