This Video is Not Available in Your Country – 3 Ways to Solve Error

Every one of us has particularly faced this error on YouTube “This video is not available in your country” or “The administrator has restricted your region from watching this video. Right?

You’re just about to watch the video, and now you cannot. It feels so vexatious and repugnant. Don’t bother! We have a few simple ways for you to watch the content or videos that are blocked in a specific region or country.

Yeah! I know you are so eagerly waiting. So let’s get started.

3 Most Lenient Ways to Fix Error “This Video is not available in your country.”

#1 Way: Download the Restricted YouTube Video

One of the simplest and easiest way to watch the video that is blocked in your region. This method is for those users who prefer to watch videos by downloading them into the system.

Step 1: Copy the link of that video which is blocked in your region


Step 2: Open a new tab in your browser and paste the link in the URL box

Step 3: Just add ‘SS’ at the beginning of your URL replacing ‘WWW’ and hit ‘Enter’ button


Step 4: You will be redirected to the official website of, where you can download the video in any quality. Just like in the image below.

Savefrom.netBesides, you can also see in the image that the platform recommends to install their browser extension. This extension is also a free service for users to download any YouTube video in just one click.

Additionally, you can also Google “YouTube Video Downloader,” where you can find various tools that allow downloading the videos that are blocked in specific regions.

Note: This method is preferable only for those users who wish to download the video locally on their system.

#2 Way: Use Hola VPN Extension to Watch Blocked YouTube Videos

VPN (Virtual Private Network) is another simple method to access the video contents that are blocked in your country. Through VPN, users can hide their actual IP address and browse the content from different location servers. Let’s see how.

Check out this video to know how to install the Hola browser extension and access blocked content in any region.

Step 1: Ensure that you are using the Chrome browser for this method. It will only work with Google Chrome

Step 2: Google “Chrome Extensions” and click the first search result for Chrom Web Store


Step 3: After opening the Web Store, on the top left side search for Hola VPN in the search bar.

Hole-vpn-chrome-web-storeStep 4: Click on the ‘Add to Chrome button,’ a popup will appear asking permission to add the extension. Again click on ‘Add Extension.’

Step 5: Now, you will see a new icon appearing near your search bar.

Hola-web-extensionStep 6: The extension is now added to your chrome browser. You can browse anything on the internet by simply clicking on the extension and changing your location.

Hola-vpn-extensionStep 7: Select the location which you prefer and browse videos that are blocked in your country.

See how simple was that. There’s no complexity associated with using Hola VPN. Its one of the simplest ways to access blocked content, and also it offers free unlimited VPN.

You can download any free VPN software of your choice. There are several VPN tools available on the internet.

Note: Many paid VPNs may ask you to pay money for using their services. If you are willing to pay for it, no problem. Instead, there are many free services available that have limitations, but your work will never stop.

Also Read: 2 Ways to Install Chrome Extension on Android Phone

#3 Way: A Magic Trick to Solve “This Video is Not Available in Your Country”

You know there’s also a simple magic trick that allows users to watch blocked content in the browser itself without downloading the video or using any VPN service.

Confused, how it is possible?

Just follow these simple steps below to access any blocked video in your country.

Step 1: Check the URL of the video that is blocked in your country. It might be like “

Step 2: Alter the ‘watch?v=’ part of URL with ‘v/’ and hit enter button

Step 3: Congratulations! You are now able to watch the video in your browser without any trouble

The Final Takeaway

There are methods like proxy servers, bypassing the YouTube region, and locals VPNs to solve this error. However, in this article, we have only mentioned the three most straight forward ways to solve the error “This video is not available in your country.”

Besides, other methods are also helpful and proven, but they are not as simple as these three methods. It’s a surety that these methods are proven and will work for you if you find any blocked video in your region.

In case, if there’s any situation when all of these methods are not working, please do let us know in the comment box below. We will find a way to help you with any other method.

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