How to fix YouTube filters not working?

YouTube is a very popular social media app. It is known as one of the best money making app. Hundreds of videos are uploading on YouTube every single minute. If you search any video on YouTube then you will find the thousands of videos related to that topic. And it is always difficult to choose the best and required videos from all. In that case, YouTube offered a filter feature.  In this feature, you can apply the updated date, type, duration, quality of any video. Once you applied such filters, the video that matches the given filters will appear on the screen. And you can easily find the required video.

YouTube filters not working

Many users have complained in the past few days that with the new upload of YouTube, the search filters are not working properly. It can happen because of many reasons. They are the some issues which commonly happened.

  • YouTube upload date not working
  • YouTube sort by date not working
  • YouTube time filter not working

Fortunately, there are many methods in which you can try to fix the YouTube filters not working properly problem. Some of the methods are given below:

How to fix YouTube Search filters not working?

Clear browser cache and cookies in chrome

Clearing browsing data and cookies is the first task you need to do, to fix YouTube search filters. Because sometimes the browsing data and cookies increase to such extent that it may hang the YouTube filters.

YouTube filters not working

If you are using the chrome then go to the three dots made on the top right corner of the screen. Click on the more tools option and then scroll down and find the option of clear browsing data. Once you press it, a new window will open on the screen. Click on advanced and then on the blue box which is made in front of the cookies and other site data. There will be a clear data button. You need to press that button.

If you have a large number of cookies on your phone then it may take some time to delete them. once it has been deleted then restart your computer and check if the filters are working properly or not.

Clear browser cache and cooking in firefox

In case you are using the firefox browser then the method may vary. Press the three horizontal lines made on the top right corner of the screen. Go to the library. Click on the history and then choose the delete recent history.

YouTube filters not working firefox

To delete the firefox browsing cookies, you need to go to the time range. Now select the time range. You are selecting the time range to clear everything. Now click on the blue box made in front of cookies option. Click on the clear now button. Once you have clicked the blue-button all the cookies will be deleted. Make sure that you press only the blue button. If you press anything else the nit may delete another history like autofill and browsing history.

This is the step you need to do to fix the YouTube filters not working problem. If you clear the browsing data and cookies then the filter will work. I hope you have found this article helpful.

Palak Thakur
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