YouTube videos unplayable

Description of the issue:

When trying to play a video from YouTube’s website, the video is automatically paused, When I try to play the video it will pause again immediately by itself.

**Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary):

  1. Go to or
  2. Choose a video

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Expected result:

Video is supposed to play

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):

Windows 10 Pro 21H2
Brave version 1.43.89

Additional Information:

Even when shields are off and allow all ads and trackers are on. The video still has the issue.

@Tharshan I believe this was discovered to be due to extensions. Try to disable your other extensions and check it.

Thank you for your response. I disabled the extension and YouTube finally works. The SurfShark extension was causing the problem.

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