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3 Ways to Fix Video Won’t Play on iPhone/iPad

February 14, 2017 03:41 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iPhone Problems and Fixes
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“Ever since upgrading to iOS 10 (and again the next day to 10.2/11), my iPhone won’t play videos anymore. I have to reboot my device daily to be able to play videos. This affects videos launched in Facebook and YouTube as well. The video place holder appears as does the first frame of the video, but they will not play.”

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iPhone has attracted more and more movie lovers with the portable size and high quality. However, it can be really annoying when iPhone not playing videos on YouTube, camera roll, Facebook or Apple TV. Sometime you may get a spinning wheel, freezing or black screen when playing videos on iPhone. Normally you can restart the device, delete the faulty apps or perform a soft reset. If these methods are failed, try the 3 effective solutions we've gathered in this article to fix videos that won’t play on iPhone/iPad with high successful rate.

Method 1: Convert Videos into Compatible Format with iPhone/iPad

Sometimes, iPhone won’t let you play videos due to the incompatible video format. You can try the professional Video Converter to convert the unsupported formats into playable on iPhone with only 3 simple steps. Free download this useful tool and follow the steps below to make videos play normally on your iPhone.

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Note: You can use iPhoto to transfer videos from iPhone to computer, or you can choose an iPhoto alternative to export iPhone videos clips to PC.

Method 2: One Click to Fix iPhone Not Playing Videos with Free Tenorshare ReiBoot

If the videos still failed to play on your iDevice after trying the first method, there may be something wrong with your iPhone/iPad instead of videos format. Just try Free Tenorshare ReiBoot, an expert utility in fixing all kinds of iPhone application and system issues with only one click.

Method 3: Ultimate Solution to Fix Video won’t play on iPhone/iPad

In many cases, videos not working on iPhone/iPad may be caused by some system error. Converting videos formats or entering recovery mode is unable to fix this. You need to repair operating system with Tenorshare iCareFone to fix videos not playing completely.

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With the 3 efficient methods mentioned above, how to fix videos not playing on iPhone will never be a problem for you anymore. Any further questions about the fixes or this post are warmly welcomed.

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