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Alright so, as of today, my youtube videos won't play at first. I need to basically open the video like 10 times and then it will start playing. It shows the play button and that's all. It simply doesn't like to play. I tried clearing the cache, removing all the updates and then reinstalling them (for youtube), updated, reseted my device, etc.. But the videos still don't want to play. 
What am I supposed to do?
Cheers, 
Alexander
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Same thing is happening to me at the moment good to know it's not just me
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I uninstalled then updated the app (it is a built-in app on my phone) and the videos played normally for a while but has resumed not playing the videos again.  Everything else on the app loads as usual and the video opens onto the splash screen with the play button but it will not play.  Any other video apps all work fine, it is just YouTube that is malfunctioning.
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Experiencing exact same issue. All other features, comments, likes, recommendations work fine but I have to clear the cache almost every different video otherwise the play button will show but clicking it will do absolutely nothing.
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I'm experiencing the exact same thing. I thought it was just me - I got that pissed off I've smashed the back of my phone 😣😂
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Isn't open video
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