How to fix YouTube TV library not working/showing/playing issue [Solved]

YouTube is one of the most popular search engine after Google and you will amazed to know that the app was originally designated to be a dating site but this app is used for watching and sharing videos. YouTube was found in 2005 and bought by Google just a year later. And currently this platform has more than more than 2 billion monthly active users.

Here in this blog we are going to discuss about one of the most frequently reported queries on forums named YouTube TV library not working. YouTube is a useful feature on YouTube TV that allows its users to access and save their favorite TV Shows, movies and live channels for later viewing. And overall this feature is quite useful for the YouTube TV users who desire to keep track of the content they have watched and want to watch in the future and offers an easy way to access that content at any time.

Though the feature is quite useful and currently it’s not working for so many users that’s why the victims desperately wants to get past the issue. Subscribers have also claimed that they have tried to access the library on multiple platforms including PS4, iPad OS, Roku, Amazon FireStick and PC but they cannot see anything but a blank screen. And while going through the forums we have noticed that different users have reported different some of them have also claimed that the library randomly disappears.

Well if you are too facing the same then don’t panic you are not alone as thousands of users are struggling with the same. Unfortunately YouTube has acknowledged the YouTube TV library not loading issue and it is under currently under investigation.

Current Update ( 8 Feb, 2023) 

For many users, the library randomly disappeared. Here is what many users has said.

All My Libraries are Blank…

Is there something going on with the platform? All of my DVR’d content is missing from my Library. In fact every category under Library is blank. Everything is blank in both my Nvidia Shield App and my Android phone App.



All my shows from library are gone. Has this happened to anyone else?


library gone? anyone else?

Later on the same day, YouTube confirmed that issue has been fixed.

However if you are still facing the issue and want to resolve the issue on your own then you can follow our suggested methods to fix the issue. But before that it’s imperative to know about the factors that are responsible for throwing this issue.

Reason 1: Outdated YouTube TV app

Reason 2: Cache Problems

Reason 3: Poor Internet Connection

Reason 4: YouTube Server Outage

Reason 5: Bug/Glitch

How to fix YouTube TV library not showing/working issue?

Method 1: Check the Internet Connection

You are likely to face the above mention issue if you are facing troubles with the internet connection. In order to strengthen your connection we suggest you to restart your router and then try to connect the internet to the streaming device.

Method 2: Reboot your device

 In this method we suggest you to restart your device, restarting the device will fix the minor glitch of your phone and it will also refresh your Operating System.

Method 3: Reopen YouTube TV

You can also try to close your YouTube TV App on your streaming device and then reopen YouTube TV App; several users have claimed success after applying this fix so you can also try the same.

Method 4: Check for the device Updates

If you are still struggling with YouTube TV library not playing issue then check whether there is any update available on your device or the YouTube app. Such issues are quite common if you are running the app on outdated device. So make sure arte using updated app and device as well.

Method 5: Reinstall the YouTube TV App

Several users have claimed that uninstalling and then reinstalling the YouTube App from your device has a potential to resolve the issue. So just try to uninstall and then reinstall the YouTube TV App.

Method 6: Seek help from YouTube TV Support

If none of the above mentioned methods work for you then we suggest you to seek help from the YouTube TV Support, they will definitely help you.


How to fix Playback Error on YouTube TV?

Method 1: Restart the YouTube TV App

First of all we suggest you to restart YouTube TV App, it will refresh the app and will remove the minor glitches. So kindly reboot the app.

Method 2: Perform a power Cycle

If restating the app didn’t works for you then we suggest you to perform a power cycle. Note that don’t forget to power off the network device such as router and modem.

And after sometime, power on these devices and check if the issue resolved or not.

That’s all about YouTube TV library not working, we have tried our best to provide all the possible methods to fix the issue. And now it’s your turn to follow our guidelines for the resolving the trouble. Thanks for Reading.

Samir Prakash Author