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Paramount Plus streaming issues: Quick Fix

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Paramount Plus is an American subscription streaming service, it is one of the most affordable streaming services. The streaming plan with commercial interruptions starts at $4.99 per month and the premium plan with no commercial interruptions starts at $9.99 per month.

Paramount Plus subscribers are encountering some issues while trying to stream on Paramount Plus, the videos they are trying to watch on Paramount Plus are not playing or buffering too much.

In this article, we have discussed the causes of Paramount Plus streaming issues and a few ways to help you fix the error.


What are the causes of Paramount Plus streaming issues?

Below we have mentioned the possible reasons that might be causing the Paramount Plus streaming issues:

  • Poor internet connection.
  • The Paramount server is down.
  • Using ad blocker.
  • The browser is not supported.
  • Corrupted cookies and cache memory.
  • Problem with the app.

Also read: Why is Paramount Plus so slow?


How to fix the error?

If you are unable to stream Paramount Plus properly on a PC, connected devices or mobile phones then below we have explained different methods to help you resolve this issue on different devices.

Facing Streaming issues on PC

If you are facing streaming while using Paramount plus on PC then below we have mentioned some fixes that might help you resolve the issue:

Check the internet connection

You are unable to stream Paramount Plus properly because it is not getting a stable connection. Check your internet connection and restart your modem or router to reset the connection, which might help you get a stable connection by resolving any issues with the router.

Check the server status

You are unable to stream on Paramount Plus because the Paramount Plus server is down or under maintenance. Check the server status of the Paramount Plus, you can use websites like downdetector.com to check the server status of the Paramount Plus. If the server is down then you can do nothing but wait patiently until it comes online.

Disable ad blocker

If you are using an adblocker then it might be the reason for streaming issues on Paramount plus, if you want to know how to pause the ad blocker for the particular site then follow the steps below:

Step 1: Keep the Paramount plus site open and then click on the Extensions icon located at the top right corner of the browser. See the picture below for reference.

Step 2: Look for the adblocker you use and then click on the Triple vertical dots button beside its name.

Step 3: In the adblocker extension settings, click the Pause on this site option to stop the adblocker interference on the Paramount plus site.

Update the browser

It is possible that your browser is not updated and that is why it is causing the streaming issue with Paramount plus. Check if your browser is up to date or not, if not then update it and try streaming Paramount plus again.

Check the browser is supported to stream Paramount plus

All browsers are not supported by Paramount plus, so make sure you are using the supported browsers only. The supported browsers are Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.

Clear browser cookies and cache memory

The corrupted cache memory and cookies of the browser affect the proper functioning of the browser and might be a reason that is causing streaming issues. Clear the browser cookies and cache memory of your browser and then try streaming Paramount plus again.

Click here to know how to clear browser cookies on Chrome
Click here to know how to clear browser cache memory

Facing the streaming issue on a connected device

If you are unable to stream on the connected device then we have mentioned some fixes that might help you resolve the streaming issues on connected devices.

Restart the device

Restarting your Roku device is the best solution for any problem, and it also works most of the time in resolving the issues. If the errors are being caused by some minor bugs or glitches or interference by other apps on your device, then it might solve them.

Update the device

It is possible that your Roku device is not updated and that might be causing the streaming issues with Paramount plus, so check for the update and update it if available.

Check the internet connection

Check the internet connection as you are unable to stream properly because the device is not getting a stable internet connection. Restart your router or modem which will reset the connection and might solve the internet problems.

Check the region settings

If your Roku account is set to the US only then you will face problems accessing Paramount plus outside the US.


Facing the streaming issue on mobile

If you are facing the streaming issue on the mobile then below we have explained a few fixes that might help you resolve the issue:

Check the internet connection

Check the internet connection as you are unable to stream properly because the Paramount plus app is not getting a stable internet connection. Restart your router or modem which will reset the connection and might solve the internet problems.

Reinstall the app

Some files of the app might have gotten corrupted or missing for some reason, which might be why the Paramount plus app is not working. Uninstall the Paramount plus app completely, then reinstall it and check whether you are able to stream now or not.

Also read: Paramount Plus error code 4200: 6 Fixes

Akash Singh

Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: singhakash95@pm.me

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