sorry, this video cannot be played
So I have a problem, I really like my evo, but I have a new problem. One of the first things I tested when I bought my Evowas if it could stream from my favorite anime site, it worked great! I went back today and now its saying "sorry, this video cannot be played"
Why is this happening? The first time I played it, I was on 3g with about 3 bars. This time I'm on 3g with full bars! Is it something from an update that's messing it up?
I have searched the forum but didn't find this issue.
Any help is greatly appreciated!
- 01-29-2011, 02:53 AM #2
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- 01-29-2011, 08:23 AM #7
Most of these websites are data intensive... which mean to play certain videos/clips requires a good 3g/4g signal. For instance... Watching videos on YouTube sometimes give an error.. tapping the thumbnail clip repeatedly usually play the video - considering you have a strong data connection. Also, the problem could be with certain type of videos that you're trying to watch. There are several factors that could be causing this.
What you could do is either reboot the device, or update your data profile.
Ps. Videos seem to work better using Sprint 4g.
- 01-29-2011, 11:35 AM #9
- 01-29-2011, 02:30 PM #10
I've had the same issue. It's seems to have gotten worse lately... probably coinciding with the same period that I started having slow browser issues. I'll try Rockplayer. Also, the internet speed boost mentioned on another thread in this forum seems promising thus far.Those who nobly do their best have no reason to bow their head in shame
- 01-29-2011, 10:53 PM #12
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- 01-31-2011, 10:02 PM #16
Is it possible to set Rockplayer to play video streams instead of the default player? I want use Rockplayer to play internet videos, but the option never appears to allow me to do so. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!Those who nobly do their best have no reason to bow their head in shame
- 01-31-2011, 10:20 PM #17
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Settings*manage application*video player*clear defaults
Then the next time you go to play a video file you will get a pop-up asking which player to use. This pop-up will also have a make default option.
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- 02-01-2011, 07:59 AM #18
Thanks Cordoni. Unfortunately, that option is not available with the Evo. :-(
I've looked at HTC Streaming media and every other possible option, but none have defaults that I'm able to clear.Those who nobly do their best have no reason to bow their head in shame
- 09-03-2011, 04:03 AM #19
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Re: sorry, this video cannot be played
Hi I had been experiencing the same issue on my Samsung Infuse. Out of nowhere I was unable to play videos on YouTube's mobile site or even view previews in my flixter movies app. I kept getting the same old message over and over. To make things stranger the same youtube movies worked fine within the youtube app. This was really starting to make my blood boil.
I'm not sure what the actual issue was but here is what I did to fix this problem. Open your web browser, hit menu, go to more, go to settings. Under settings clear your cache, history, cookies, form data, location access, passwords and reset to default settings. Don't worry you won't lose any bookmarks. Exit browser.
Next I uninstalled the flash player 10.3 update and immediately reinstalled it via market app under my apps. From here I went to youtube's mobile site and I was able to watch videos again, also my flixter movie app plays previews again.
Hope this helps cheers.
- 09-08-2011, 12:57 PM #20
- 09-13-2011, 08:53 AM #21