YouTube has become a part of our daily lives. The only problem that gives many Android users a headache is when that 'connection to serve lost' appears on your device. I am sure that many of you have faced that issue on your Android devices. The truth is, there are many factors affecting the YouTube application on your smartphone or tablet. This article will cover major factors affecting your handset and hopefully the issue will be fixed.


If you've a rooted handset and also using an Ad Blocker at the same time, this could be one of the problems resulting to the 'connection to serve connection lost'. • Check if your handset is rooted • Go to the settings of the add blocker application then disable it. • Reboot your handset • Run YouTube to see if the error is still there.

WiFi Settings

Proxy WiFi settings can disrupt the YouTube videos. • Go to the connection settings • Long press the WiFi connection and a new menu pops up • Select Modify Network option • You'll see a ton of stuff, Check if proxy settings are set to manual • If they are manual, set to 'None'.

Double Accounts

There might be 2 Google accounts being used to access the Play Store at the same time. • Make sure you're aware of the Google Account you often use to access the Play Store • Now that you are aware of the account, go to the YouTube application. • Make sure both addresses are same. • If the addresses are different log into the one you're using with the Play Store.

Drastic Measures

• Locate the application and uninstall it to remove the residual files. • Reinstall the application from Google Play Store. 

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