Some YouTube users have been reporting an error message displaying “something went wrong” while loading a video in the YouTube app on the Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K.
YouTube confirmed on Twitter that it is aware of this issue and is investigating to fix it. In the meantime, a user in the Apple Support Communities posted a workaround to this error. The steps involve:
- Deleting the YouTube app from your Apple TV
- Reinstalling the app
- Signing to YouTube with the “Using my phone” option
Thanks for reaching out – we’ve seen similar reports about this and we are currently working on a fix. We’ll keep you posted once we have an update.— TeamYouTube (@TeamYouTube) March 22, 2021