This is the era of mobile and handheld devices. YouTube is one of the platforms where people are spending a lot of time nowadays. When you want to see some video on YouTube sometimes, you might have come across an error. That says The Video is not available in your country. Today I am going to share the trick as to avoid this error. So I will be telling you The video is not available in your country error in YouTube and steps to take to Fix it. You might have seen any of the below error messages:
- This video is not available in your country.
- The uploader has not made this video available in your country.
This happens when the uploader restricts the usage of the video in some countries. Due to some regulations and guidelines, YouTube does not make the video available. I am going to tell you few tricks to avoid this error.
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Download and watch those videos later
When you are getting Video is not available in your country error in YouTube. You can download the video and watch it later. That makes more sense to save the bandwidth, and the video will always be with you. There are numerous download managers from which you can download but recommended one is IDM. The very popular one Internet Download Manager. If you do not want to use any software that would download the video, then you can use http://keepvid.com.
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Modify the video URL to watch those country restricted videos
This is a bit of less hassle. Because you just need to change the URL and you will be able to watch the video which was giving you the error as Video is not available in your country error. Here are the steps that you need to do:
- The URL of the videos typically looks like this in your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7HJrp_1Sgo. Now I am assuming this particular video is not available in your country. Now to make this available, you need to remove the part watch?v= And replace it with /v/. After the modification, the URL should look like https://www.youtube.com/v/n7HJrp_1Sgo.
- Once you modify this, you should be able to see the video even if it is country blocked.
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Download a VPN and use YouTube where the video is allowed to be seen
The third option is to download a VPN like Hola and connect to a country where the video is allowed. Then use YouTube as you are accessing it from that country and you will be good to go.
These are very simple ways which would help you to fix video is not available in your country error in YouTube. Should you have any issues then comment below, and I will be able to help you out.
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