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How to fix Crunchyroll error code med 4005?

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Many Crunchyroll users have reported witnessing error code med 4005. Crunchyroll is one of the most popular anime streaming platforms, but sometimes it is marred by errors. This can be very annoying, especially when you are in the middle of watching your favourite anime.

Fortunately, there are a few fixes that you can try to resolve this error. In this article, we’ll explain the probable causes of this error and how to fix it.

What are the possible reasons for Crunchyroll error code med 4005?

Here are some possible reasons for Crunchyroll error code med 4005:

  • Cache and cookies: Your browser’s cache and cookies may become corrupt over time and can cause issues with Crunchyroll.
  • Internet issues: Sometimes, weak or unstable internet will interfere with the normal functioning of the website.
  • Server issues: If Crunchyroll’s server has been scheduled for maintenance or it is down due to a sudden increase in traffic, the platform might experience some technical difficulties, resulting in errors.
  • Outdated or incompatible plugins: Some plugins or browser extensions may conflict with Crunchyroll.
  • Adblocker: Many websites do not work seamlessly if you have turned on ad blockers.

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How to fix Crunchyroll error code med 4005?

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Photo: Postmodern Studio /

Now that we have understood the possible reasons behind the Crunchyroll error code med 4005 let us understand the fixes:

Disable the adblocker

Usually, online streaming websites do not work seamlessly with adblocker. People on Reddit have explained that turning off adblockers has fixed the issue.

However, this is not a sure-shot way to fix the issue, as many users have also reported this fix doesn’t work on their system. So, try to turn off adblocker, and if it doesn’t work, move on to the next steps.

Check Crunchyroll servers

As explained earlier, sometimes the servers are scheduled for maintenance, or it is down due to some technical reasons.

Check Downdetector and assess the server situation of the platform. If the servers are down, there is nothing you can do but wait it out.

Refresh the streaming page

A simple refresh can work wonders. If you face any glitch or bug on the Crunchyroll platform, you can refresh the page to fix the problem. Click on the reload button on your browser or press F5 to refresh.

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Close the app

If you’re using the Crunchyroll application on your mobile or computer, closing it and reopening it may solve the error code med 4005. This will clear some corrupt data and also fix minor apps.

Restart your device

Another simple way to fix the error is to restart your device. When you restart your device, the cache and memory get cleared, and your device starts afresh.

Not only will this clear the memory, but it will also help with network issues.

Clear the browser’s cache and cookies

Cache are small files needed for quick booting of apps and websites. However, over time, these files may become corrupt. So, you must clear your browser’s cache and cookies after a few months.

Follow this article to clear Google Chrome’s cache and cookies.

Microsoft Edge users can head to this article to clear the cache on Edge.

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Proceed with other episodes

People on Reddit have explained that if you face the Crunchyroll error code med 4005, you can click on ‘next episode’ or ‘previous episode’ and then return to your current episode.

This method has worked for users of Firefox, Chrome and Opera browsers.

Fix your internet

Check your network connection and ensure you have enough bandwidth to run and stream Crunchyroll. Check Speedtest to gauge the current speed of your internet.

If you feel your internet is not working as desired, head to this article on what to do if the internet isn’t working.

To fix your WiFi woes, head to this article explaining what to do if your WiFi is not working properly.

In conclusion, Crunchyroll error code med 4005 is a bug that has affected many people. However, resolving this error is easy and requires just a few clicks.

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

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