The principal reason your YouTube video may pause is because the Auto-Pause feature is set by default. This feature is designed to pause the videos if you’ve been inactive on the device for a while and prevent you from missing important details in the content you were watching.
Why does my YouTube pause by itself?
Clear Cache and Data
YouTube app stores your previously played videos in the form of cache data. When the app accumulates too much cache, it can slow down the app or create issues such as this one. Thus, you can try clearing the cache data to fix the issue. Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Android phone.
Why does my phone pause videos by itself?
The #1 cause: your internet connection
By far, the single biggest reason for videos pausing periodically while playing is the speed of your internet connection. Or rather the lack of speed. Videos use a lot of data, and it has to be transferred fast enough for the video to play smoothly.
Why does YouTube pause every few seconds?
Either your internet capacity is too small (upgrade your internet or check any other applications on your computer that may be using the majority of the broadband- e.g. something downloading in the background) or there could be issues with your browser/computer. Try: Closing and reopening the window.
How long will YouTube play before stopping?
If you’re connected to a mobile network, Autoplay will stop automatically if you’ve been inactive for 30 minutes. If you’re on Wi-Fi, Autoplay will stop automatically after 4 hours.
Why does YouTube keep pausing when I switch tabs?
Visibility is the default behavior. As long as the YouTube tab is active, the video continues to play even if you open other programs that overshadow it. Focus on the other hand pauses the video as soon as the tab loses its focus which is the case if you click on any other window on your system.
Why does YouTube keep pausing on my Firestick?
Intermittent problems with freezing or crashing may be caused by Wi-Fi interference or problems with processing cached data. You may not be able to determine what caused YouTube TV to stop working on your Fire TV, but resetting the app or the device will fix most problems.
Why is YouTube stopping in the middle of videos?
When you stream a video, it’s loaded to your browser’s cache. If an unfinished version of the video you’re trying to load is in your cache, it can stop the video from loading in your browser. You can fix this problem by entering your browser’s settings or options page and clearing your browser’s cache and cookies.
How do I stop videos from freezing?
Here are some useful tips to solve the freezing problems, although this may not be enough in some cases.
- Keep your Antivirus updated and activated.
- Update the audio and video drivers of your computer.
- Check that your hardware is in good condition.
- Check your screen resolution and frequency.