How to Fix YouTube Comments Not Showing?

Ah, YouTube - the never-ending source of entertainment, education, and artistic videos. Youtube has over 2 billion monthly active users, there's no wonder that the platform is a hub for creators and viewers. But have you ever clicked on a video and been met with... silence? No visible comments, no reactions, no debate - just emptiness. It's a frustrating experience that can leave you feeling like you're lost in the YouTube void. It is like Tea without sugar, chili potato without sauce, but do not worry today in this article I will guide you on how to fix youtube comments not showing.

Why You are Not Seeing Youtube Comments?

There may be different reasons why you are not seeing YouTube comments. Some of the most common errors are as follows - 

(i) Poor Network connectivity may be the reason that YouTube comments are not showing. When the network connection is not good, the first preference is always loading the video contents, not the comments.

(ii) YouTube servers are down. You can check the status of YouTube servers from Downdetector

(iii) Technical Glitches

(iv) Oudated Mobile software etc.

There are also other reasons also to why you are not seeing comments on YouTube. But do not worry you can easily fix this error by going through the below fixes.

Preliminary Fixes

(1) Close the Youtube app and open it again

(2) Check whether Youtube Servers are down or not

(3) Refresh the webpage if using Youtube in a browser or desktop.

(4) Use another Network Connection

Fixes to Youtube Comments not Showing

Fix 1 - Clear Youtube Cache

Clearing the cache of YouTube app can fix this issue. Like other apps, YouTube also stores temporary files(cache) in order speedily load the content. To clear the cache follow the following steps -

Step 1 - Long tap on the YouTube app

Step 2 - Tap on App Info


Step 3 - Tap on Storage


Step 4 - Tap on Clear Cache


Now, open the YouTube app and check whether the comments are not showing up or not.

Fix 2 - Uninstall the Updates

YouTube is a preloaded app on nearly every device. So it is not possible to reinstall the app to fix the bugs. However, Uninstalling the updates and updating the app again can easily fix this issue. To uninstall the updates and update it follow the following steps - 

Step 1 - Long tap on the YouTube icon and select App info.

Step 2 - Tap on Uninstall Updates


Step 3 - Open the Google Play Store app

Step 4 - Search 'YouTube' and update it


I hope now you are able to see comments on YouTube videos. If not, then move to the next fix.

Fix 3 - Disable Restricted Mode

If you have turned on the Restricted mode, it may be the reason that you are not seeing the youtube comments. So make sure you have turned off the restricted mode. To do so, follow the following steps- 

Step 1 - Click on Account Icon

Step 2 - Tap on General

Step 3 - Check whether the Restricted mode is on or not. If it is on, turn off it by tapping on it.


Now close the YouTube app and open it again and check whether comments are showing or not. If not, move to the next fix.

Fix 4 - Use Different Google Account

Sometimes it may happen that some glitch in your Google Account prevents YouTube comments from showing up. I recommend you to change the account. To do so follow the following steps-

Step 1 - Long tap on the Account Icon

Step 2 - Select a different Account


Step 3 - If you do not have another account, create a new one by tapping on the + icon in the upper right corner.


Now check whether the comments are showing or not.

Fix 5 - Remove Extensions

If you facing this problem on your Desktop, the n extensions may be the real culprit behind this problem. To remove extensions on your browser, follow the following steps -

Step 1 - Follow the following URL in the Address bar -


Step 2 - If there is any YouTube-related extension remove it.


Now, check whether the comments are not showing or not.

Final Words

Ip hope the above fixes helped you to solve the issue of YouTube comments not showing. If you are still facing the issue, please let me know in the comment section, I will surely help you, sweetheart.

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