Paramount+ is a streaming platform with a lot of content, like shows, movies, and live events. It has a lot of paid subscribers that enjoy the content. However, some users are reporting that Paramount Plus is not working. They are facing streaming issues on Paramount Plus. In this guide, we show you different ways to fix the issues.
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If you are facing issues on Paramount Plus and have streaming issues, you can follow the below methods to fix the issue.
- Check your internet connection
- Update your browser
- Disable ad blockers and extensions
- Turn off tracking protection on Firefox
- Restart your Roku
- Check updates for Roku
- Power cycle your console
- Update or Reinstall the Paramount Plus app
Let’s get into the details of each method and fix the issue.
Fix Paramount Plus streaming issues
1] Check your internet connection
If your internet connection is not working properly, then, you will face issues on Paramount Plus while streaming. You need to make sure your internet connection is fine with good speed by running the speed tests using the online speed test tools. If you find any issues with the internet fix them to stream without any issue on Paramount Plus.
2] Update your browser
If you are streaming on a web browser and facing issues with Paramount Plus even when the internet is fine, you need to update your browser to the latest version. There may be some issues in the previous version that might be causing issues on Paramount Plus. You need to update your browser and see if it helps.
3] Disable ad blockers and extensions
If you have installed add-ons or extensions on your browser like Ad-blockers, etc. you need to disable them immediately to stream your favorite content on Paramount Plus. They might be interfering with the loading of the content and that is the cause of streaming issues. You need to click on the extension in the toolbar of your browser and disable the extensions in its options.
4] Turn off tracking protection on Firefox
Firefox browser by default comes with a tracking protection feature to safeguard user’s privacy. If you are facing streaming issues with Paramount Plus on the Firefox browser, it might be due to that tracking protection. You need to disable it to continue streaming your favorite content on Paramount Plus.
To disable tracking protection on Firefox, you need to change Privacy settings from Strict to Standard. To do that,
- Click on the hamburger menu in the toolbar and select Settings
- Select Privacy & Security
- Check the button beside Standard to enable it by disabling Strick automatically
This should fix your issue.
5] Restart your Roku
If you are facing streaming issues with Paramount Plus on Roku, you need to restart the Roku and try playing content on Paramount Plus. Before restarting Roku, quit the Paramount Plus app. Then, go to Settings on Roku and select System and then, select System restart. If you are using Roku TV, go to Settings > System > Power > System restart.
6] Check updates for Roku
Also, check for updates on Roku and install them. This method will help you fix the bugs that are causing the streaming errors on Paramount Plus and let you stream the content easily. To check for updates and install them on Roku, go to Settings > System and select System update. Select Check Now to check for updates and install them.
7] Power cycle your console
If you are facing issues streaming on Paramount Plus on the Xbox console, you need to power cycle it and see if it helps fix the issue. The power cycling of the console can help clear the cache, refresh the system, and fix the temporary glitches that occur on it. To power cycle your console, shut down the console, and unplug the power cables from the console as well as the power socket. Wait for a few seconds, reconnect them, and turn on the console.
8] Update or Reinstall the Paramount Plus app
If you are using the Paramount Plus app to stream content on any device, first update the app following the device’s own method to update it. If it does not fix, uninstall the app and reinstall it.
These are the different ways using which you can fix the streaming issues on Paramount Plus.
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Why does Paramount Plus have streaming issues?
If you have a bad internet connection or do not have the latest version of the apps or browsers you use to stream, you might have streaming issues on Paramount Plus. Also, the privacy protection features and extensions on web browsers might interfere with the content and result in streaming issues.
How do I fix Paramount streaming quality?
To fix Paramount streaming quality, click on the Settings button at the bottom of the player and select the quality you want to play the content. By default, Auto is selected which plays the content in the quality that your internet speed supports without any buffering. You need to have a good internet connection to stream content of high quality.
Related read: How to cancel Paramount Plus subscription.