YouTube Vanced and Revanced are third-party apps that allow users to access YouTube content without ads, and with additional features such as background playback, Sponsor Block, dislike button counter, hide Shorts section, set old resolution layout, and much more. However, after the latest Google update, users are encountering an error message that says “Content is not available on this app. Watch on the latest YouTube app.” Here is the quick fix for these common issues.
Fixing the “Content is not available on this app” error message on YouTube Vanced/Revanced
One common issue that users of YouTube Vanced and Revanced face are an error message that says “Content is not available on this app”. This error message typically appears when users try to play certain videos on the app.
This is because you are using an older version of YouTube Vanced or Revanced. Google has transitioned to YouTube v18 as their minimum requirement.
Many users of YouTube Vanced are seeing an error where it asks you to update the app. The error does this content is not available on this app. Update to the latest YouTube version. YouTube Vanced v17, v16, v15, and v14 will stop working. This is the right time to update to latest Vanced v18.
The following content is not available on this app. Watch on the latest version of YouTube.
Here is how to fix it.
Download latest YouTube Vanced or Revanced v18.02.33 APK
Download YouTube Vanced APK via multiple channels. The easiest way is using the Vanced Manager app that can seamlessly install the YouTube Vanced, Music app, and the latest microG version on various Android smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, Android boxes, etc. It comes officially from the developers.
However, sometimes the servers are slow and may result in the app not being updated. So you can also grab the latest YouTube Vanced or Revanced v18.02.33 APK file including the required microG v0.2.27.
- YouTube Vanced / Revanced APK v18.02.33 (post link)
Download Vanced microG APK
microG is a very important app if you want to log in to YouTube. This is a free and open-source (FOSS) alternative to Google Play Services; which is required for Google sign-in.
How to install YouTube Vanced/Revanced?
If you are going for the standalone APK, go for the following series of steps:
- Install the microG app first. (Required for Google Account sign in)
- Install the YouTube Vanced app variant of your liking from above.
- Launch YouTube Vanced and sign in to your Google account