How to Fix YouTube Error 400 on Your Computer, Smartphone or Smart TV (Solved)

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Anwer Khan
Anwer Khan
Anwer is passionate about helping others to understand this complex web called the Internet. He also has interests Mobile Phones, Movies and Golf.

YouTube is probably the most popular website for watching videos online,  but you can run into various kind of problems while watching the videos. YouTube error 400, YouTube error 401, YouTube error 404, YouTube error 500, YouTube error 503, etc

In this article, we will specifically find a solution for the error 400 (Bad Bequest) issue.

YouTube error 400 happens in many situations, when we browse YouTube website on a computer, when we use YouTube app on mobiles, and when we open YouTube app on smart TV. So in the following, we will list different solutions according to different occasions.

Fix YouTube Error 400 on Computer

Clearing cookies and caches in your browser might work solve your problem. Clearing the temporary Internet files, history, and password would be best. I usually solve this problem by clearing everything from last one week.

This occasion happens mostly because when you surf on YouTube, you have sent YouTube server a bad header in the request, and this can also happen if the browser tries to use something that’s already been cached.

Fix YouTube Error 400 on Phone

Try logging out of YouTube app, then log in again. If it does not work, you should try the ultimate advice. You need to replace the direct YouTube video link to just the video ID itself. It works every time.

Fix YouTube Error 400 on Smart TV


Make sure the device is on the latest software. If it is up to date and YouTube error 400 still exist, you may try with disconnecting the power supply for a few minutes.

If it still does not work, the last solution is to hard reset your device, or restore the default settings. By these steps, you can totally get your YouTube right.

I hope the above solutions that I mentioned work for you and you are able to solve your problem. You can read other articles on techtippr for solving your other queries.

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