youtube comments not loading? Here are 8 fixes to solve this issue

How to fix: Youtube Comments not Loading 2022 Guide

Comments on YouTube videos can be interesting and funny or even funnier than the video itself. If comments do not show up for you beneath the video, try the fixes listed below to solve this issue asap. This happens to Chrome users most of the time, but it can also occur to you if you use Safari, Firefox, or Edge. 

Following tips work for all internet browsers.

Are youtube comments not loading? 

Here is how you can fix this.

But before you make permanent changes for your browser, just double-check if the video supports comments. In some cases, there are comments disabled. If they are disabled, it should look like this:

To make sure, that your comments are not showing up, click here and check if you can see comments. This video should have 20+ comments. If you see none, there is definetly something wrong with your account or browser.

And there is nothing wrong with your internet browser.

If that is not the case, try the following tips.

 1.Log into your YouTube account

First, make sure that you are log in to your youtube account. 

If that has not helped, try to reload the youtube video with the F button, or double click on the URL and hit enter.

2.Reload the youtube video

You can do this by pressing the “F5” button on your keyboard.

3.Change sorting method for comments

Another common fix for some strange reason is changing the sorting of the comments. Some users have reported that this method has worked for them. 

4.Open YouTube video in an incognito browser

If none of these tips have helped, open a browser in the incognito tab (ctrl+shift+n)

5.Delete cookies, cache, and history

If the last tip has helped your current situation, there is something wrong with your browser. Deleting cookies and other personal data usually helps. So let’s take a look at how to erase this.

  1. Go to your internet browser settings.
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  2. Click on “Settings”
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  3. Click on “Privacy and security”
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  4. Click on “Clear browsing data”
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  5. Check all three checkboxes (delete: Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, Cached Images and files)
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  6. Click on the “Clear data” button to confirm your actions
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6.Disable your AdBlock

If you are not using AdBlock, skip this step. If you are, do the following:

  1. Right-click on the AdBlock button
  2. Click on “Pause on this site.”

7.YouTube layout

2021 UPDATE: This is no longer possible, YouTube have upgraded to the new layout and there is no way to change it to the old one.

If you have tried all of the previous tips and nothing has changed. Try to set the old YouTube layout. 

  1. Click here and log in to your youtube account.
  2. Left-click on your profile icon
  3. Click on “Settings”
  4. Click on the “View additional features” link.
  5. Now click on the Youtube logo with SG above it in the upper left corner of the browser.

Congratulations, you are now using the old school YouTube layout. Hopefully, this has enabled the comment section for you.

8. Check out tips in this video


Hopefully, one of these eight tips has helped you to fix your problem with youtube comments not showing. If not, and you have found another way how to deal with this issue, please share that guide with us.

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