How To Fix Switch To YouTube.com

How To Fix Switch To YouTube.com

Many users are reporting that they are receiving “Switch to YouTube.com” error after launching the YouTube app.

The full error is displayed as:

Switch to YouTube.com

This version of YouTube is out of date, and no updates are available for your device.

Please visit YouTube.com on your browser instead”.

If you are also getting this error then don’t worry. In this article, you will learn how to fix switch to YouTube.com problem on the YouTube app on Android or iPhone.

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How To Fix Switch To YouTube.com

In order to fix “Switch to YouTube.com” you can:

  • Update your YouTube app to the latest version.
  • Clear cache and data of YouTube app.
  • Check your internet connection.
  • Update your device software.
  • Try an older version of YouTube from a third-party website.

Fix #1: Update YouTube App

Check for YouTube app update and if it is available, then update it to the latest version.

  • iOS users open App Store and Android users open Google Play Store.
  • Search for “YouTube”.
  • Tap “Update”.
  • Open YouTube app to see if the issue is solved or not.

Fix #2: Clear Cache and Clear Data of YouTube App

On Android:

  • Go to Settings > Apps > Manage Apps.
  • Look for YouTube and select it.
  • Tap on “Storage”.
  • Tap on “Clear Cache” and “Clear Data”.
  • Open the YouTube app and see if the issue is fixed.

On iOS (iPhone/iPad)

  • Go to Settings > General > iPhone Storage.
  • Select YouTube.
  • Tap on “Offload App”.
  • Open the YouTube app and see if the issue is fixed.

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Fix #3: Check Your Internet Connection

If your internet connection is weak or poor, then an unstable network also causes YouTube errors.

You can run a speed test online to check your network connectivity.

If your network is slow and you are connected to mobile data then enable/disable Airplane mode on your phone.

If you are connected to Wi-Fi, then turn off the router/modem and then turn it on after a few minutes.

If required, you may contact your internet service provider.

Fix #4: Check For Software Update For Your Device

On Android: Go to Settings > System > System Update > Check for software update. If an update is available then download and install the update.

On iOS: Go to Settings > General > Software Update > If an update is available then install the update.

Also Read: How To Fix “Pull up for precise seeking” on YouTube

Fix #5: Download an Older Version of YouTube [Only For Android]

  • First, uninstall/delete YouTube app from your device.
  • Visit: youtube.en.uptodown.com/android/versions.
  • Select the older version of YouTube and click on “Download” to download the APK file.
  • Then install the app and open the YouTube app and see if the issue is solved.

Tip: If the error “Switch to YouTube.com” still persists, then try installing the latest version of YouTube app from Uptodown instead and then check.

Wrap Up

I hope after going through the article your problem of “Switch to YouTube.com” error has been solved by applying the mentioned fixes.

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