5 Common Facebook Video Playback Problems You Need to Know

This article introduces the 5 things of Playing and Watching videos on Facebook you need to know about.

Jun 12,2019 • Filed to: Download Facebook Videos • Proven solutions

Facebook is a great place to share things you like with your friends and the people you may not even know. Among all the interesting stuff you've shared, videos may be the most among the three. Sometimes you'll share the videos you create, but most of the time, you'll only share the videos you have watched on YouTube or other video shareing sites. While sharing the videos, you may come up with the playing or viewing problems, and that's annoying. This article will introduce the top 5 common problems about Facebook video playback you may want to know. Check it out.

No.1 Facebook Videos Not Playing

It is one of the mostly faced issues that makes Facebook fans annoyed as they aren't able to watch sharing videos on Facebook. This issue is related to the Flash Player of the computer system, and all you need is upgrading Flash Player on your computer. This part will show you how to upgrade Flash Player on your computer in detail.

Step 1. The user needs to visit the URL https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player.html to check the latest version of the Flash Player and click the Check Now button.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Check for Update

Step 2. If the Flash Player on your computer isn't up to date, you'll see the following notification.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Notification

Step 3. Now go to the Control Panel and click the Flash Player icon.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Go to Control Panel

Step 4. User should then follow the path Updates > Change Update Settings to update Flash Player on your computer.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Update Flash Player

No.2 Do you Know the Viewed Facebook Video Can be Downloaded?

Every facebook video you are watching can be downloaded easily with the help of iTube iTube HD Video Downloader, the all-in-one video downloader program. This video downloader enables you to download videos from more than 10,000 video sharing sites, and it makes the whole downloading process very easy to be done. When you are watching Facebook videos and find the one you want to save on your computer, you can get it with the help of iTube HD Video Downloader. This part will show you how to download videos from Facebook in detail.

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How to Save Videos from Facebook

Step 1. Download and install iTube HD Video Downloader on your computer, then start it. The program will display the main interface of video downloading.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Start iTube HD Video Downloader

Step 2. Now go to Facebook and find the video you want to download, then copy the video URL by right-clicking the video and choosing Show Video URL.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Copy Video URL

Step 3. Click the Paste URL button at the upper left corner of iTube HD Video Downloader, and the program will analyze the URL automatically then start downloading.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Download Video

Step 4. When the downloading process finishes, you'll see the downloaded videos in Downloaded category. If you want to find the video in your computer, you can right-click the video and choose Open file location.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Locate Downloaded Video

Facebook Videos Issue with Google Chrome

At times, people can't play and watch videos on Facebook with Google Chrome browser. The data in Google Chrome browser often conflicts with the browsing history, and it may malfunction when users want to play and watch Facebook videos. When you come up with the video playback problem while using Google Chrome, you can check out the following guide to resolve the problem.

Step 1. The user needs to access the Chrome browser and click the Settings icon at the upper right corner, then choose Settings.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Click Settings Icon in Chrome

Step 2. Then click History in the left sidebar.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Click History

Step 3. Click the Clear browsing data button in the upper left corner, and Chrome will

 Facebook Videos Playback - Clear Browsing Data

Videos Can't Be Uploaded on Facebook

The user sometimes faces issues while uploading videos to Facebook. Tough Facebook supports you to upload videos in differen formats, it can't recognize all the video files you want to upload. If your videos can't be uploaded to Facebook, you'll need to convert the videos to compatible videos file types (MP4 or MOV recommended by Facebook). If you want to convert your videos to MP4 or MOV video files, you can take advantage of the online video converting websites to get the work done. This part will introduce ClipConverter.com as an example to help you convert videos.

Step 1. The users should get access to ClipConverter.cc to get started.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Visit ClipConverter

Step 2. Now you can upload videos from your computer.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Upload Videos

Step 3. Once the video has been uploaded to ClipConverter.cc, you can click the Start Conversion button to convert the video to MP4 or MOV video file.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Start Converting Video

No. 5. Facebook Video Doesn't Have Sound

Many users have encountered with this problem - all the videos they watch don't have any sound. In fact, don't worry about that, as Facebook mutes the sound in the video by default, and the users only need to turn the sound back on to watch the video. This can be done with simple steps.

Step 1. The user should click the Play button and start playing the video.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Play Facebook Video

Step 2. You'll see the progress bar of the video below the screen, and the Speaker icon is at the right side of the progress bar.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Locate Speaker Icon

Step 3. Click the Speaker icon and turn the volume back on. Now you'll be able to watch the video normally.

 Facebook Videos Playback - Turn Volume Back On

Conclusion: All the tips mentioned in this article will help you to play and watch Facebook videos easier than before. If you come up with the video playing issues while watching Facebook videos, just check these tips out.

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