Common uploading errors

This troubleshooter will walk you through some of the most common errors that you might see on YouTube, and how to fix it.

Which error are you receiving?

  • “We have encountered unexpected problems”
  • “The server has rejected the file”
  • “An error has occurred while sending data over the network”
  • “An error has occurred while reading the uploaded file”
  • “A security error has occurred”
  • Other

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did changing the file type fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did changing the file type fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did changing the file type fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did changing the file type fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did changing the file type fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did updating your browser fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did that fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did disabling the software fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes

Did improving your connection fix the problem?

  • No
  • Yes