How to Fix Youtube Not Working On Safari Mac

  • To fix youtube not working on safari on macbook then you need to restart your macbook and you need to restart your router / modem and clear your safari browser data.
  • Disable safari browser extension and restart your mac in safe mode and other methods to fix youtube not working on macbook safari browser.

On your safari browser on Macbook if you are trying to open youtube and its not opening or youtube video stuck or any issue playing youtube video on mac in safari browser and it youtube video plays well on your chrome browser then you need to clear browser data and disable safari extensions and relaunch safari and other methods to fix youtube video not working on Safari Macbook.

In this article I am going to guide you how to fix you tube website not loading in safari on Mac. This article provides various solutions to fix this issue Try all the fixes.

How to Fix YouTube Not Working on Safari Mac

Follow these troubleshooter methods to fix youtube not working on safari macbook

Solution 1:  Shutdown and Reopen 

To do this

Step 1: Click apple menu and select first quit safari and now click on safari from the first bit applications window then click first bit to confirm. 

Step 2: Once you have done this, restart your Mac. Now re-launch the safari and go to youtube.

Solution 2: Uncheck the Socks Proxy

Step 1: Go to apple menu and select system preferences

Step 2: Next find and click on network

Step 3: Now click the advanced red button where you have to select the proxy step under, select a protocol to configure and check the socks proxy.

Solution 3: Clear Browsing Data

Step 1: Launch Safari on your Mac

Step 2: Then click the safari menu on top and select preferences.

Step 3: Now click on the privacy tab and click manage website data.

Next it will open a window that says loading website data if you have huge data it may take a few minutes to load. So wait until it loads,

Step4: Now you can see remove all button at bottom. if you select that it will erase all browsing data.

 If you don’t want to delete all data you can delete you tube data only. To do that 

  • Find and select you tube
  • Click remove
  • Click done

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Solution 4: Disable all Safari Extensions

To do this

Step 1: Click safari menu and select preferences

Step 2: Now click on extensions tab and uncheck all boxes beside the extensions and close the safari then re-launch the safari and check.

Solution 5: Restart your Wi-fi router

sometimes safari won’t load youtube website because of slow internet

connection to get rid of this restart your wifi router on Mac then open you tube in safari.

Solution 6: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode

Step1:First start or restart your Mac then immediately press and hold the shift key now the apple logo will appear on your Mac’s display wait for the login screen to appear. Once the login screen appears, release shift key.

Step 2: Next select your user account and enter the password. If your startup disk is encrypted with file vault it will be asking you to login


Solution 7: Using Finder

Step 1: Open finder on your Mac then click go and click go to folder then type Library/Safari/Extensions.” drag the folder to your desktop.

If you don’t have installed any extensions it will say file not found then go to next step.

Step 2: Type “Library/Cache/Com.Apple.Safari.” Next locate the db file and drag it to trash. Once you’re done this application will create a new set of cache files when it starts.

That’s it, this is how you fix youtube not working on safari macbook.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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