How To Fix Facebook Videos Not Playing In Chrome Issue

Facebook is a popular social media network which allows people to connect easily with one another. It can be accessed from almost any computing device from a computer, phone, or tablet. On a Windows 10 computer, the popular way to access this network is by using Google Chrome. There are however instances when certain issues can occur. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Facebook videos not playing in Chrome issue.

How To Fix Facebook Videos Not Playing In Chrome Issue

Before performing any of the recommended troubleshooting steps listed below it’s best to restart your computer first. This action refreshes the operating system and remove any corrupt temporary data that could be causing the problem.

There are several factors that can cause this particular problem ranging from a corrupted cache to an invalid configuration. Listed below are the troubleshooting steps you need to do to fix this problem.

Restart Chrome

The first thing that you should do in this case is to restart the Google Chrome browser. This allows it to launch properly and load all of its components.

  • Type “chrome://restart” in the address bar of Google Chrome then press Enter.
  • Open Facebook when the browser opens.

Check if the the Facebook videos not playing in Chrome issue still occurs.

Delete the cache and cookies of Chrome

There’s a possibility that corrupted temporary data is causing this problem. To check if this is the culprit you will have to delete the cache and cookies of Chrome.

  • Open Chrome.
  • At the top right, click More .
  • Click More tools and then Clear browsing data.
  • At the top, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time.
  • Next to “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files,” check the boxes.
  • Click Clear data.

Check if the the Facebook videos not playing in Chrome issue still occurs.

Reset Google Chrome

If the above steps fails to fix the problem then you will need to reset Google Chrome.

  • Open Chrome.
  • At the top right, click More then Settings.
  • At the bottom, click Advanced.
  • Under “Reset and cleanup,” click Reset Settings and then Reset Settings.

Check if the the Facebook videos not playing in Chrome issue still occurs.

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