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Videos autoplaying even with all the new settings

Until today the options for stopping videos auto playing worked OK, suddenly they don't work at all. I had changed all the settings in about:config - please see screen … (read more)

Until today the options for stopping videos auto playing worked OK, suddenly they don't work at all. I had changed all the settings in about:config - please see screen shot attached - a couple of weeks ago when they suddenly started auto playing and that solved the issue, but now I am back to square one. Even when I have ensured that the autoplay option is changed in the preferences section they are still auto-playing. Any suggestions please as this is driving me crazy!

Thanks in advance for your help. It is much appreciated.

Asked by KezzerN 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

Youtube videos stutter, lag, or freeze when putting them on 1080p/720 60fps.

Hello there to anyone who can help me with this problem that I'm having right now. Yesterday while watching and going through the videos on youtube, while watching a vide… (read more)

Hello there to anyone who can help me with this problem that I'm having right now. Yesterday while watching and going through the videos on youtube, while watching a video, it suddenly started to lag and not move as smoothly much as before when I have on a higher quality like in 1080p 60fps or 720p60fps.

This has happen to me a couple times before when I couldn't find a way to fix it like when my my laptop was acting stupid and was resetting itself and showing a blue screen when it happen and had someone help me take it to the store and have it fixed and the reset my laptop or something and had to go redownload Firefox and I think the problem stopped working.


Yesterday and today I tried searching and looking up how to fix this and find answers that tell me to go to the about:config and change somethings to false or true whatever and it still has this problem. I hope changing it to whatever doesn't mess it up anything even more.

I thought I had to go update Windows or something since recently a couple of times the youtube videos get stuttery and not move as smoothly at times. I can't remember much this one but I either just close Firefox to hopefully that it goes back to normal or I have to update Windows to restart my laptop and it works and it goes back to normal.

But this time when I did all that and I try to update Windows from my laptop it was doing what it does updating installing or downloading yesterday. The problem is still there and the videos on youtube are still stuttering. And I try to see if there were more things to update there was nothing there and says its up to date.

I linked a video that has a 60fps option on a another browser Microsoft Edge to see if it works from there and video when putting it on 60fps works fine there. So this must be a Firefox problem or something.

So if anyone can help me with this problem. Please tell if there's anything else I can do to get these videos on youtube to work on Firefox in 60fps and hopefully can try to easily fix this and hope its nothing complicated to do. Or if there is a bug or something that's making these videos stuttering and everything please try to fix this problem that's going with me right now. Cause i don't want to have to deal with problem I had before again forever and/or if its permanent.

Hopefully maybe the next update for Firefox might fix this problem I have from these youtube videos, but I don't know. Whenever an update for Firefox happens sometimes, the videos on youtube start to stutter and not move as smoothly with putting it on 60fps and have this problem again.

Thank you if anyone has the time to look at this and hopefully someone can get me the answer to finally fix these videos that are freezing stuttering and stuff there.

Asked by buggasep17 2 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 month 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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I can watch videos yet I can't comment, favorite, save for later, access account, etc. on YouTube

I have spent hours, literally, trying to fix this issue by following firefox community help guides yet nothing I've found has solved the problem. I can fully utilize yout… (read more)

I have spent hours, literally, trying to fix this issue by following firefox community help guides yet nothing I've found has solved the problem. I can fully utilize youtube, with similar addons installed , on google chrome and microsoft edge without any problems yet firefox will allow only videos to be watched on youtube - nothing more. When I try to comment it says: Returned error , when click on the (save) button; nothing happens, when i click on my account icon a blank window opens with a circle spinning in the center endlessly - - the extent of functions is limited to, watching videos . I've manually installed Adobe flash, I've tried disabling the polymer function, I've tried the safe mode with my firewall disabled (I made sure that the microsoft firewall did not enable when I disabled Kaspersky), I went into about:config and did all the adjustments... there is quite a number of other things I did over the course of three hours. In the picture I have one picture showing my firewall/addons disabled with firefox in safemode while in the other picture the firewall/addons are enabled. System Information

Asked by omegainitiate 11 months ago

Last reply by jahinson2002 10 months ago

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YouTube videos and comments hang

This only started earlier last week, or late the week before. EVERY YouTube video, does not matter which one, who uploaded it, or when it was originally uploaded, EVERY v… (read more)

This only started earlier last week, or late the week before. EVERY YouTube video, does not matter which one, who uploaded it, or when it was originally uploaded, EVERY video causes Firefox to hang for up to 10-15 seconds, ever time. And it hangs a second time if I scroll down far enough to load the comments section. So far, all I've seen being used now is the HTML5 player on YouTube, so it's something with that possibly. Regardless, it is incredibly frustrating.

Is this due to something changing with the last couple updates to FireFox, or a plugin I have being out of date (even though they all say they're fine)? If not, is there anything I can do to fix it?

Asked by tfrTron21 6 years ago

Last reply by powerdump 5 years ago

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Why have some YouTube interface pieces become invisible?

I've encountered a strange glitch with YouTube specifically, only in Firefox. Namely, numerous pieces of the interface - the icons on buttons (like the Like/Dislike butto… (read more)

I've encountered a strange glitch with YouTube specifically, only in Firefox. Namely, numerous pieces of the interface - the icons on buttons (like the Like/Dislike buttons) and things, menu buttons, the logo in the upper left - are simply invisible. It's most noticeable along the top. I've attached a screenshot. You can see the logo is absent, there's no button for the upper left dropdown (even when I'm logged in), and there's even no magnifying glass in the search bar button. These are only missing in Firefox. Strangest of all, these DO appear when I access the site via a proxy. I've tried mucking with my hosts file and flushing my DNS, as well as running Firefox in safe mode and resetting it, to no avail. It's possible I'm overlooking something, but I haven't yet noticed similar problems on any other sites.

Asked by Levicus 5 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 years ago

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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 1 year ago

Last reply by sites 1 year ago

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HTML5 on FF 62.0 Win 10

I have 62.0 FF on a win 10 machine and youtube says "your browser does not support any of the video formats. Click here to visit our FAQ about HTML5 video. So is my syste… (read more)

I have 62.0 FF on a win 10 machine and youtube says "your browser does not support any of the video formats. Click here to visit our FAQ about HTML5 video. So is my system using 32 bit now the problem?

Asked by DavidSorge 3 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Firefox constantly crashing on YT with no crash reports?

please help, my husbands mozilla keeps crashing constantly on youtube and it wont give us a reason as to why. ive already had him check and make sure his sutem was up to … (read more)

please help, my husbands mozilla keeps crashing constantly on youtube and it wont give us a reason as to why. ive already had him check and make sure his sutem was up to date, as well as check the crash reports but there arent any!? im so confused right now and the window that firefox keeps popping up crashing any youtube video is firefox has stopped working, any suggestions? oh, and also ive had him dissable all plug in’s and extentions then activate them all one by one to just see if any of them where the issue, no luck.. thank u, -Sprinkles<3

Asked by Sprinkles91 2 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 2 years ago

YouTube videos take a long time to load!

Hello, as described in the topic, YouTube videos always take 15-20 seconds (sometimes longer) to start. It's not because of my internet because with Chrome and Edge they … (read more)

Hello, as described in the topic, YouTube videos always take 15-20 seconds (sometimes longer) to start. It's not because of my internet because with Chrome and Edge they start immediately. I also cleaned up Firefox and then it ran 1 day better and then worse again. What can I do now to fix this problem?

Thank you!

Asked by leckmirdiepoperze 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Recent upgrades broke gmail and audio for Amazon Prime video

Recent updates are causing problmes with gmail and video sound. Using URL https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox I keep seeing a not connected, trying again message. Cl… (read more)

Recent updates are causing problmes with gmail and video sound.

Using URL https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox I keep seeing a not connected, trying again message. Closed tab and opened new one with same URL and just get blank white screen. Works fine on Chrome.

Sound does not work on Youtube or Amazon Prime video sometimes. Reopen same URL in Chrome and all is good again.

BTW, it would be useful if Firefox browser upgrades could be skipped. Sometimes one needs to open a browser in a hurry but no can do because Upgrades seem they are going to upgrade, user wishes dismissed. Maybe updates would be a better word than upgrades. Not as bad a Windows but y'all don't want to be like them, do ya? They are the McDonald's of software, they sell a lot of it but it ain't very good.

Thanks for letting me whine. I will go back to my safe space now...

Asked by jvh24521 1 year ago

Last reply by gumper 1 year ago

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YouTube Keeps Buffering

This is a recent problem that I haven't had before and none of the answers I've seen have solved my problem. Whenever I try to watch a YouTube video, it buffers for a lon… (read more)

This is a recent problem that I haven't had before and none of the answers I've seen have solved my problem. Whenever I try to watch a YouTube video, it buffers for a long time. Sometimes I never get past an ad because it will stop two or three seconds in and the only way I can get it going again is to refresh the page. I have to constantly refresh to hopefully get a five second ad or one that I can skip in order to get to the actual video and when I get there, it starts buffering and at that point it either plays after a minute or two or it doesn't play at all. It does the same thing in safe mode. The only time I'm able to watch videos without this problem is in a private window.

I have uninstalled Firefox two times and refreshed multiple times, but nothing seems to be working. Every other website I get on works fine, but videos don't fully load on any of them. Can some please help me, I've been trying to figure this out for hours and I really don't want to use another browser.

Asked by BrittanyDenise 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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youtube videos won't load starting from some positions

Hi, For some youtube videos, firefox will not start loading at some time position. For instance, this one : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT4PCifOv6Y If you place at 0:… (read more)

Hi,

For some youtube videos, firefox will not start loading at some time position.

For instance, this one : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iT4PCifOv6Y

If you place at 0:50 for instance, it will never load. But it loads at other positions, like 1:50.

I also reinstalled firefox completely, and I have this problem at my job computer too (2 windows 10)

I don't have this problem in chrome.

Any solution ? Is this a firefox bug ?


Thanks,

Patrick

Asked by trogne 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Youtube videos randomly freezes and audio keep playing!

User Agent here: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0 Steps to reproduce: watch any youtube video at 720p resolution. I didnt re… (read more)

User Agent here: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0

Steps to reproduce:

watch any youtube video at 720p resolution. I didnt research other resolutuion. 720p is my used default.

Actual results:

video freezes after a few mins in but audio keeps playing in background.


Palliative solution:

I never had this problem but I start to have it now after update Firefox to version 60.0 (I use FF since more than 4 years ago).

The only solution I find until now is to use a Addon called "h264ify" which forces youtube to use h.264 codec instead of VP8, VP9.

Asked by Shadoware 3 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 years ago

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Logging into Youtube with a specific account causes corrupt cookies which stop me from watching videos.

Hello, I have had a problem with watching videos on Youtube (Firefox crashes when loading it) but have fixed it by clearing corrupt cookies. However it seems this only wo… (read more)

Hello, I have had a problem with watching videos on Youtube (Firefox crashes when loading it) but have fixed it by clearing corrupt cookies. However it seems this only works when either logged out or logged into a second account, whenever I log into my main Youtube account it corrupts the cookies, and only this one singular account. Is there a corrupt cookies tagged along with this account? All and any help is appreciated.

Asked by Alaanor 6 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 years ago