YouTube not working? Server status

Is YouTube down today? When the service backed up Google is not working, you can be sure server status problems will stretch between many platforms that include Smart TVs, PC and Mac, iPhone and iPad, Android devices, and a lot more.


If you are having problems with YouTube today on any of these platforms, then it’s worth leaving your issue or looking at reports below to find out if you’re not alone with common issues. When YouTube’s status is not clear there tends to be similar problems, which include log-in issues, errors when watching videos like freezing and crashing, ability to like or favorite videos, and of course a total website outage.

Thanks to the amount of platforms you can access the video streaming service on, make sure you leave exactly how you are trying to access YouTube when leaving you status update below.


YouTube Status insight for Tuesday 21st of February 2017

If YouTube is down today, then reports will be found below.

YouTube Problems? Share your issues with Down Today readers:

  • CK Matthews

    Videos will appear on my home screen, but when I click on one to watch it, it will start to load then a screen will appear saying there was an error.

  • Emily Wilson

    YouTube is available to navigate but I can’t load anything on the app and on the safari page, it haven’t worked all day and I have cleared my cookies and wiped my history and restarted my phone, I have also logged in and out and still unable to play back. Australia

  • Vermill

    Youtube dont work for 8 days now. Google is very slow.Germany

  • Colton Bunch

    Videos don’t work I can’t post comments when I post videos the sound is trash and it just started 30 minutes ago ps I’m in Illinois

  • Olivia

    That’s exactly what happened me! I’m in Canada and it stated happening a few hours ago for me

  • Jostens

    tap to retry, cannot playback videos, both youtube and youtube kids

  • Logan J Staydohar

    Same no video

  • Faze Captive

    I also have the I phone6

  • Faze Captive

    Yep same here retry by taping

  • Anonymous

    Exactly what happened to me

  • Justin Cornely

    I’m having the same problems with my iPhone 6

  • Ryan Scheffert


  • Ryan Scheffert

    Having an issue on my iPad. It keeps saying “Something went wrong, Tap to Retry” and nothing else happens. Same issue on my Android phone :/. Central time zone, south east Texas :/

  • Mitchell

    This is happening to me

  • Epicgamer808

    Youtube Broken,
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    Says: something went wrong, tap to re-try

  • Joe DeAngelo

    I am having the same problem, no videos playing

  • Harrmeenuh

    Yeah same

  • AvocadoChobe


  • Monica Memon

    When I try to play any video a message pops up saying “something went wrong. Tap to retry” when I tap it , it shows the same message. DONT UNDERSTAND!! NEED HELP

  • Ciara

    Yup! It could be the parental settings. Are you logged on?

  • TheBlazingCharizard

    Same here.