Twitter is a news and social networking service where users posts and interact through tweets. Recently, many users complained that their Twitter videos cannot be played. Twitter videos have many playback errors. Twitter videos cannot be played on android/iPhone or in chrome due to various reasons such as bad network connection, expired twitter app, security and firewall settings, out-of-date browser, and incompatible video format. By fixing these issues Twitter videos can be played. Though if the problem is still unsolved then Recoverit Video Repair software can help solve the problem. This software can repair corrupt, broken or damaged MOV, MP4, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, and FLV file formats
The Twitter video has many playback errors. This part of the article will cover the causes that why twitter videos not playing on Chrome, Android, and iPhone.
The Twitter video will not play if the network connection is poor. In this case, connect to an enough-signal-strengths Wi-Fi, then restart the app to load the videos again.
If the Twitter app is out-of-date, it may cause inconvenience such as video disabling. So, update the Twitter app in App Store/Google Play and open it again.
If there are some glitches with the Twitter app, Twitter videos will not play on the phone. Try to reinstall the app and load videos again.
For instance, to clear the cookies from Safari on the iPhone, you need to go to Settings, select Safari, and tap Clear History and Website Data.
If Twitter videos are not playing on the chrome browser, switch to Firefox or another browser to see if it works fine.
If Twitter videos are not playing, close all the web pages and then restart the chrome browser to check the Twitter video again.
If chrome is out-of-date, Twitter videos will not play.
On Chrome, click on "Settings"-"About Chrome" to make sure you have the latest Chrome browser version.
Click the lock-shape button on the left side of the Chrome address bar, and make sure flash is not "Block".
Clear all the cache and cookies on Twitter from Chrome's setting menu. Here is an example: enter "cookie", then search "Twitter" in it to clear all of the Twitter cookies and site data.
In the Chrome browser, you can enter "chrome://extensions" in the URL search bar and toggling all the plugins off, especially the advertisement blockers.
If the computer has unofficial security software or some firewall settings, disable them and then restart the computer.
When uploading a video to twitter via a mobile app or computer web browser, make sure the video format is compatible with Twitter. Otherwise, it will not play on Twitter.
Currently, Twitter supports MP4 and MOV video formats on mobile apps.
On the web, Twitter supports the MP4 video format in H264 format with A64 audio
When you are trying to play a video and it keeps on giving an error message it is an indication that your video file is corrupted. By observing certain signs such as error message, distorted video, green or black screen, etc. you can recognize that video files are corrupted. However, Corrupt/damaged videos can be repaired with Recoverit. Recoverit Video Repair is a complete video repair software. It handles video repair in all sort of formats as MOV, MP4, M2TS, MKV, MTS, 3GP, AVI, and FLV file formats and others. This tool has many great basic and advanced repair features.
It can handle such video corruption scenarios like video file header and system corruption, corruption on the video frame, slider, sound section, video section; video-audio sync issues interrupted video playback, frozen, blurry, and grainy videos; as well as videos that flicker.
It can repair videos that have been corrupted due to the following reasons:
Steps-by-Step Guide to repair Corrupt Video with Recoverit
Step 1: Add your Corrupt Videos
To repair videos, launch Recoverit Video Repair app on your computer. To repair your corrupted files, click on the add button or “Add video and start Repairing” area.
Step 2: Repair your Videos
As you have added all the corrupted files, click on the repair option to start the video repair process.
Step 3: Preview and Save Videos
It will take some time to repair the files and once it has finished the repair process, a reminder will pop up on the screen showing the information of a successful fix.
Next, you can save the files when you click "Save"
Step 4: Advance Repair Mode for Severely corrupted Video (optional)
If the videos are severely corrupted and not repaired successfully. Just click the Advanced Repair Option.
Then add a sample video and repair it now.
Step 5: Save Repaired Video
The advance repair will perform the repairing process and prompt a success message when the process is complete. Just click the "Save" or "Save All" button to save the repaired video.