How to easily fix YouTube error 410 on my Android

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Why am I getting YouTube error 410 on Android?

YouTube error 410 on Android is quite common, the explanation for this error is that the application does not get the requested resource. It is similar to the 404 error and usually has various causes, sometimes it has to do with problems in the network, others with a low ability of the device to run the application and other times with errors in the YouTube platform.

It is also possible that YouTube has already stopped working for the Android version of your device, in which case you will only have the option to continue using the YouTube mobile website. However, in most cases, Error 410 has a simple solution, here we will explain different methods to make the YouTube app work on your mobile again.

How can I fix YouTube error 410 on Android?

As we have already mentioned, YouTube app error 410 on Android can have different causes, therefore there is no single solution for all cases. Here are the steps you can take to try to fix this error in various ways.

Change your internet connection

If you see error 410 when opening the YouTube app, try changing the connection you are using on your mobile to rule out possible errors in the network. To do this, close the application and, if you are using a Wi-Fi connection, change it to a mobile data connection 3G, 4G, or LTE, then try opening YouTube again and playing a video.

If YouTube replays the videos correctly, the problem was not with the app itself but with the network connection. This could be due to a network server failure or possibly a misconfigured proxy on the network for the device.

Clear cache and application data

Many times an error presented in an Android application can be resolved by clearing the cache and data of the application in question. For that, just follow the steps below:

  1. Go up Settings o Settings on your mobile phone and select the “Applications” option, you will see a list with all installed apps, search for “Youtube” and click on it.
  2. Then press “Manage Storage Space” and press the button "Clear cache memory" and then “Delete application data”.

This will cause the YouTube app to restart and it is possible that the error that was presented will be resolved. Many users have managed to fix YouTube error 410 with this method.

Check for YouTube updates

One of the reasons YouTube might have errors is because the app hasn't been updated correctly, so the installation of the latest version of the application on your mobile could be the solution to your problem.

  1. Open “Play Store” on your device and press the menu button on the top left of the screen.
  2. Select "My apps and games" and click on the "Updates" tab.
  3. Check if there are any updates available for YouTube, if so press the "Update" button next to the app and wait for it download and install the update.

If your device fails to install the update, you may need to free up internal storage space for the update to install successfully.

Other options

Another option to resolve the error is to log out of your YouTube account on all your devices and then reopen it with your Google account. You can also try uninstalling the app as well download and install it again from the Play Store.

Others have found the solution by removing the Google account from Android and reconfiguring it after restarting the device. We hope that one of these methods has provided you with the solution and that you can continue enjoying YouTube on your Android.

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