How to Fix Error 5000 on Twitch?

Twitch is a live video streaming platform which was introduced in June of 2011. The platform essentially includes video game streams, E-Sports streams, broadcasts, etc. Error 5000 is an error that is commonly faced by Twitch users. This error states that content is not available. Here’s how you can fix it.

Turn On Flash in Google Chrome

To fix this error, try turning on the Flash on your Chrome browser.

  • First of all, go to the “www.twitch.tv” site in Google Chrome.
  • Then you should select the padlock icon in the search bar.
  • You have to click on Site settings at the lower side of the pop-up
  • Thereafter click on the drop-down near to Flash.
  • Choose Allow in the “Flash” drop-down.

Turn Off Extensions in Google Chrome

You need to turn off extensions in Google Chrome. Follow the instructions given below.

  • Get started by launching Google Chrome on the Computer.
  • Then you have to click on the vertical ellipsis menu icon on the upper right-hand side.
  • You should go to the menu & choose More Tools.
  • Navigate to the sub-menu and click on Extensions.
  • You should switch the toggle under an extension to the “Off” position.
  • Now, go to the Chrome & refresh the Twitch stream page.

Remove Cache in Google Chrome

If you want to remove cache in Google Chrome, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • To get started, launch Google Chrome on the PC.
  • Then you should click on the vertical ellipsis menu icon.
  • You have to go to the menu & click on the Settings.
  • Thereafter move down & click on Advanced.
  • Click on Clear browsing data beneath “Privacy & Security.”
  • Later, you have to tick the boxes of Cookies, Cached images & Files.
  • Now, select the blue Clear data option.
  • You have to refresh the Twitch page in Google Chrome.

Turn On Flash in Firefox

You need to turn on Flash in Google Chrome. Follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, go to the www.twitch.tv” in Firefox.
  • Then navigate to the search bar & click on the green padlock icon.
  • You should click on the right arrow icon near to the “Connection.”
  • Thereafter click on Information.
  • You should click on the Permissions button.
  • Later, you have to untick the box of “Use Default” beneath “Run Adobe Flash.
  • Now, go to the “Run Adobe Flash” box & choose Allow.

Turn Off Extensions in Mozilla Firefox

If you want to turn off extensions in Mozilla Firefox, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • Launch Firefox on the Computer.
  • Then click on vertical ellipsis menu icon.
  • You should click on Preferences.
  • Thereafter, you have to click on Add-ons.
  • Go to the sidebar & click on Extensions.
  • Later, click on the horizontal ellipsis menu icon.
  • Navigate to the drop-down & click on Disable.
  • Now, reload the twitch stream page in Mozilla Firefox.

Remove Cache in Mozilla Firefox

You need to remove cache in Mozilla Firefox. Follow the instructions given below.

  • First & foremost, launch Firefox on the computer.
  • Then you should click on the vertical ellipsis menu icon.
  • Go to the menu and click on Preferences.
  • Navigate to the left menu & click on “Privacy & Security.”
  • Move down to the “Cookies & Site Data” heading.
  • You have to click on the Clear Data option.
  • Tick the boxes of Cookies & Cached Web Content.
  • Select the Clear option.
  • When the confirmation pop up comes, click on Clear Now.

Turn On Flash in Safari

If you want to turn on Flash in Safari, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • Visit the “www.twitch.tv” in your Safari.
  • Go to the menu bar & click on the Safari tab.
  • Navigate to the Safari menu & click on Preferences.
  • Then select the websites of the Preferences screen.
  • Tick the box of “Adobe Flash player.”
  • Select the drop-down near twitch.tv.
  • Now, choose “On” in the drop-down section.

Turn Off Extensions in Safari

You need turn off extensions in Safari. Follow the instructions given below.

  • Navigate to the “www.twitch.tv” in Safari.
  • Then you should click on Safari.
  • Go to the safari menu & click on Preferences.
  • Thereafter click on the Extensions tab.
  • Untick the box of extensions.
  • Now, reload the Twitch page in Safari.

Remove Cache in Safari 

If you want to remove cache in Safari, then you need to Follow the instructions given below.

  • First, you have to go to “www.twitch.tv” in Safari.
  • Then you should click on Safari.
  • Navigate to the Safari menu & click on Preferences.
  • Click on Privacy option.
  • Thereafter select Manage Website Data option near “Cookies & website data”.
  • Later, locate & click on twitch.tv on the list.
  • Now, select the Remove option.
  • Click on Done option.

Bradon Wilson is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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