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Can't login to YouTube, Error 405

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case. I can't login properly to YouTube, only… (read more)

Hello. I am having the same issue as another user, but they flagged their question as solved so I'm making a new one just in case.

I can't login properly to YouTube, only in Firefox, even after clearing cache and cookies and disabling add-ons/running safe mode. I can login to my Google account, view my playlists and recommended videos (although the main page with recommendations only shows 5 lines of videos and when scrolling further is not loading). I can't make any edits, for example add videos to the "Watch Later" playlist, that require a login. When I click login, Google shows the 405 error "The request method GET is inappropriate for the URL /youtubei/v1/browse/edit_playlist. That’s all we know." or with other URL, depending on the action taken.

What can I do? Thank you.

Asked by yana k 10 months ago

Last reply by sites 9 months ago

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Youtube videos stutter for a second every 30 or so seconds?

I will watch a video on YouTube (any video) and the PICTURE will pause a second while the audio continues uninterrupted (no matter the quality I put it on). It happens ev… (read more)

I will watch a video on YouTube (any video) and the PICTURE will pause a second while the audio continues uninterrupted (no matter the quality I put it on). It happens every 20-50 seconds (even while not in full screen). I have adobe flash player installed.

Asked by 28dayslate 6 years ago

Last reply by 28dayslate 6 years ago

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playback error

In the last 24 hours or so, embedded youtube videos on Reddit are mostly not playing back. I get the "playback error" but the website itself works fine. I've found other … (read more)

In the last 24 hours or so, embedded youtube videos on Reddit are mostly not playing back. I get the "playback error" but the website itself works fine.

I've found other posts on the same error but not a resolution that works for me. I know Firefox updated a few days ago but it didn't start then, and I haven't changed or updated anything else. (Everything is up to date)

Asked by Brad 1 year ago

Last reply by irishtoon 1 year ago

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YouTube videos stopped playing on V 37.0

Running 37.0 Firefox on Windows 7 - 64 bit. All updates updated. Flash is 17,0,0,134 and checks out at Adobe site. This afternoon YouTube videos stopped playing. In the … (read more)

Running 37.0 Firefox on Windows 7 - 64 bit. All updates updated. Flash is 17,0,0,134 and checks out at Adobe site.

This afternoon YouTube videos stopped playing. In the center of the frame are circling dots. The video appears to have loaded, as I can move the time slider and see frames at the various times, I just does not play, just gives the circling "loading" dots. YouTube runs fine in IE. In Foxfire, if I go to other sites, like news and videos/ads play just fine.

I disabled all add-ons, set Shockwave & Flash to "always activate" and still the YouTube videos will not play. Seem to download, just not play.

Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by weejee1 6 years ago

Answered by guigs 6 years ago

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Scrolling and pages jumps

Firefox Version 78.0.1 Build ID 20200630195452 How do I stop pages from jumping while scrolling? Happens when scrolling on lots of websites: Youtube and yahoo for exam… (read more)

Firefox Version 78.0.1 Build ID 20200630195452

How do I stop pages from jumping while scrolling? Happens when scrolling on lots of websites: Youtube and yahoo for example.

Any help?

Asked by digitalshooter 1 year ago

Last reply by digitalshooter 1 year ago

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Video issue on twitch/youtube

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox, i watch many stream / video while gaming, the video start shaking back and isn't smooth at all . It usually start happen when i laun… (read more)

Hello, i have a problem with Firefox, i watch many stream / video while gaming, the video start shaking back and isn't smooth at all . It usually start happen when i launch a game and the cpu have a big load. I haven't this issue with chrome or edge. It happen on twitch and YouTube. I love Firefox but i can't use it for that issue, very frustrating for me.

I recorded the issue: https://vimeo.com/268910891

Asked by M4dDan 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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youtube video formats not recognized

I'm receiving the error that the firefox 62 version that I have does not "recognize any of the video formats available" on youtube and I have also been having trouble wit… (read more)

I'm receiving the error that the firefox 62 version that I have does not "recognize any of the video formats available" on youtube and I have also been having trouble with being unable to open other webm formats. I have as the other solutions asked refreshed firefox to it's factory state but that has still not solved the problem. I have checked the plugins page and it does show that the openh.264 plugin is there. Not sure why this could be happening. Ubuntu Linux 18.04

Asked by quinnkjones 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 years ago

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Youtube autoplay videos when switching tabs (I don't want that)

Okay, so before, when I loaded up 100+ Youtube videos, they stayed when switching tabs - no autoplay. Suddenly they decide to autoplay when switching tabs - note, I've no… (read more)

Okay, so before, when I loaded up 100+ Youtube videos, they stayed when switching tabs - no autoplay. Suddenly they decide to autoplay when switching tabs - note, I've not done anything to my settings or plugins. Fair enough, maybe you changed something (which you often do, without informing). So I check the options. It was on "Block audio", which obviously didn't work, so I tried "Block Audio and Video" - which WORKS, but now both the video is paused (which I want) AND the audio is set to mute (which I DON'T want) - so... what does it take to have Youtube wait for a click to start playing a video loaded in a background tab, but KEEP AUDIO ACTIVE, so I don't also have to unmute the damn video?

Asked by langbakk 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Version 63.0.1, YouTube videos not showing on Mac

I'm using YouTube from a Mac with OS Mojave version 10.14, Firefox version 63.0.1. YouTube videos just aren't showing up for me, either on the YouTube site or embedded. … (read more)

I'm using YouTube from a Mac with OS Mojave version 10.14, Firefox version 63.0.1. YouTube videos just aren't showing up for me, either on the YouTube site or embedded. This is true:

- for multiple videos;

- after deleting YouTube's cookies from my browser;

- whether I'm signed into YouTube or not;

- whether I disable AdBlock (and my other handful of extensions) or not;

- whether I started Firefox in Safe Mode or not.

I've attached a couple of screenshots of what YouTube looks like for me. Most of the time it loads correctly, but the video just doesn't appear. Sometimes (e.g. after disabling all add-ons and refreshing) it loads the other, whiter, even less interactive option. Oh! And it works fine in Safari on the same device.

Help would be much appreciated please!

Asked by Balladeer 2 years ago

Answered by Balladeer 2 years ago

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Using the dot (.) to increase the video speed ?

Hello, Mozilla Firefox is my default browser and my favorite one However, I have an issue when surfing on Youtube because at least one of the keyboard shortcuts cannot be… (read more)

Hello, Mozilla Firefox is my default browser and my favorite one

However, I have an issue when surfing on Youtube because at least one of the keyboard shortcuts cannot be used with Mozilla Firefox, while it works ok with both Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge

Precisely, while on the French keyboard striking the "?" (question mark) key allows to reduce the speed of the video, the opposite shortcut "." (dot) does not works when it should increase the speed

Is there any technical conflict preventing for this dot shortcut to work, or was this forgotten in a way during the development phase?

In any case could it be possible to implement this in a next update?

Many thanks

Asked by Loïc 1 year ago

Answered by Loïc 1 year ago

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Interruptions in the audio of one or two seconds in YouTube videos

Operating System: Windows XP, Professional Version 2002, Service Pack 3. Firefox: Version 44.0.2 with Shock wave Flash 20.0.0 The search engine is Google. I may have … (read more)

Operating System: Windows XP, Professional Version 2002, Service Pack 3. Firefox: Version 44.0.2 with Shock wave Flash 20.0.0 The search engine is Google. I may have installed Shock wave Flash at an earlier time. The problem is that the audio in a YouTube video has many one or two second sound interruptions throughout the video, and some are longer in length. The sound interruptions occur more often at the start of the video. They are frequent enough to be too annoying to watch and listen to the video. The video part is not affected. This problem occurs with every video I have tried. This problem had occurred with earlier versions of Firefox and Adobe Flash Player but was infrequent and although not desirable was livable. Music from a CD and MP3 downloading sites are not affected by any interruptions. windows Media Player works fine as intended. The issue so far is entirely with sound from YouTube videos. I would like to continue using Firefox as my browser so any suggestions to resolve this problem would be appreciated,

Asked by unfinished 5 years ago

Last reply by unfinished 5 years ago

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Youtube video page shows only black rectangle ot blank

Hello. I looked through the forum but nun helped. I can search on Youtube, but when I click to watch video page loaded either only Youtube caption, with search box, and n… (read more)

Hello. I looked through the forum but nun helped. I can search on Youtube, but when I click to watch video page loaded either only Youtube caption, with search box, and nothing more, or just black rectangular. I just now installed latest Firefox updated, disabled all extension. In Safe mode I got black rectangular with message "your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available".

Asked by UserNaeme 3 years ago

Last reply by Tim 3 years ago

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I am experiencing a problem with being unable to watch videos.

For the past several months I've been experiencing problems with my videos not playing, mostly youtube. Usually I can get the video playing, but today it happened again a… (read more)

For the past several months I've been experiencing problems with my videos not playing, mostly youtube. Usually I can get the video playing, but today it happened again and I've tried a lot of things but I still can't get videos to play. It pretty much is a blank screen with an endless loading circle (or whatever you want to call that).

Asked by xoKenny 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Youtube audio quality worse on Firefox

I'm working at a music company and we have noticed that audio quality for videos on Youtube is significantly worse in Firefox than Chrome and even the new Chromium based … (read more)

I'm working at a music company and we have noticed that audio quality for videos on Youtube is significantly worse in Firefox than Chrome and even the new Chromium based Edge browsers. The audio sounds like it is lower bit-rate with a total loss in low frequencies. You can literally play the same video in one browser, stop it, switch to the other, and immediately notice the difference.

Is this a Firefox caused issue, or do the Chromium based browsers support an audio transport that Firefox does not? I'd hate to think that Google is just purposely using lower bit-rates on browsers other than theirs for no technical reason.

How to Reproduce 1) Open Firefox to a youtube music video on VEMO channel (professional official music videos) 2) Open Chrome to the same URL/Video 3) Play the video on one browser at a time, switching back and forth to hear the difference.

Asked by Sova 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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updated from 57 to 63 No longer able to view live Youtube videos

I updated from 57 to 63 and am No longer able to view "live" Youtube videos. I can view older videos. your browser does not currently recognize any of the video format… (read more)

I updated from 57 to 63 and am No longer able to view "live" Youtube videos. I can view older videos. your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available

I blew away all addons. I turned off Use Hardware acceleration. I installed Flash Player.

No luck. Help

Asked by G_Eak 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Why do email notification embedded video links no longer work?

I can no longer open embedded videos on the two sites listed below, videos which are redirected from YouTube via an email notification subscription (I suspect it is the … (read more)

I can no longer open embedded videos on the two sites listed below, videos which are redirected from YouTube via an email notification subscription (I suspect it is the same with Vimeo and other such related sites). I have tried many suggestions here on the support pages but nothing seems to work.

1. The documentary listed here on the Top Documentary Films site will not open when clicked on - https://topdocumentaryfilms.com/9-11-war-games/ - however, it works fine when clicked directly on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3noExmsCRyg

2. Videos on the Climate Crocks website no longer work, showing simply a blank space where the link usually would be. The video link embedded here does not link or redirect - https://climatecrocks.com/2018/09/18/jennifer-francis-how-climate-and-ice-melt-intensify-hurricanes/ - however, after finding the video link in the "View Page Info" drop down and going directly to the YouTube URL - https://www.youtube.com/embed/cZTiFA39T8I - the video plays normally!

Note that these are embedded links within email notifications!

Asked by boudrell 2 years ago

Answered by FFus3r 2 years ago

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Random crashes when i listen to youtube music in the background.

Hello guys! I'm having some periodic crashes when i listen to youtube music in background. It happenes randomly, maybe once a week or sometimes twice a day. I tried remov… (read more)

Hello guys! I'm having some periodic crashes when i listen to youtube music in background. It happenes randomly, maybe once a week or sometimes twice a day.

I tried removing some unnecessary plugins but it didn't help.

Here are my logs in pending folder (or is there any way i can upload them in some readable form?)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nSkZKb2SSgUYPoNvrrBBYXNmoCugthPI

Asked by Dzinsham 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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YouTube videos stop after 25 minutes XP

So, this began a few years ago. Apparently connected to the codec issues surrounding XP and YouTube's choice to change how their videos play back, namely to the exclusion… (read more)

So, this began a few years ago. Apparently connected to the codec issues surrounding XP and YouTube's choice to change how their videos play back, namely to the exclusion of flash. I can get the flash player going but that lacks the nice video quality of 1080x720. So not much point there.

It happens at any quality setting. Videos stop at 25:21, or in other cases 23:18. The sound keeps playing, the video freezes. Moving the timeline will allow the video to play for another 25/23 minutes. This of course does not happen in Chrome, but the reason I don't watch videos in chrome is a different color saturation issue; the videos are washed out there and I suppose that is a separate thread on another forum.

Here's some evidence that this is widespread.

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/youtube/ViiQ_4nNXn8

I'm guessing I will get more attention complaining about Chrome's color saturation, but my preference is to resolve this issue in Firefox.

Asked by Hunterwh 3 years ago

Last reply by Hunterwh 3 years ago

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youtube videos not loading, only spinning circle || issue after latest update

since update I can't open you tube videos, site is working & can search get previews but when click to open it don't play only try to load & keeps spinning circle… (read more)

since update I can't open you tube videos, site is working & can search get previews but when click to open it don't play only try to load & keeps spinning circle on black background. Cleared cache & cookies, deleted temp files, refresh Firefox but no help. Not using any add-on other than anti virus (updated), no plug-in used. No issue with other sites only concern is you tube video not playing. However, in private window video is playing without any problem. Other browser working fine, facing this issue after latest update - 77.0.1 (64-bit). No issue before update.

Asked by Sunil Kinra 1 year ago

Last reply by Sunil Kinra 1 year ago

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Youtube Wont load thubnails of results in Firefox 68 (MAC OSX High Sierra 10.13.6)

For many versions of Firefox my Youtube video result thumbs won't load any images. However I can play videos when selected/linked to. I've tried everything. 1) Hardware A… (read more)

For many versions of Firefox my Youtube video result thumbs won't load any images. However I can play videos when selected/linked to. I've tried everything.

1) Hardware Acceleration disabling 2) Cookie Clearing 3) Re installing 4) New Profile 5) "about:config" spoofing 6) Plugin disabling

Nothing Seems to work... Any assistance would be appreciated!

Asked by romer242 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago