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Disney Plus has thousands of TV shows and movies, but it also has its pitfalls. One error streamers are more likely than others to encounter is error code 83 on Disney+.
Here are some reasons why this error might occur before we go into details about how to fix it.
What is the reason for Disney Plus error code number 83?
Some possible causes are:
- The incompatible device — likely older Android or iOS devices
- Server timeouts
- Issues relating to the system
There are many ways to fix error codes.
Solution 1: Turn your device ON, then OFF
A power cycle is the first step to take if something goes wrong during a TV show or movie.
Most of the time, turning your device ON or OFF will solve the problem. It is best to wait at most five minutes before turning the device ON.
Alternately you can unplug the device and wait at least five minutes. Before plugging in the device again, make sure the switch is ON.
Solution 2: Reinstall Disney+ App and uninstall it.
You can uninstall Disney+ and then reinstall it later. To uninstall Disney+, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings for your device
- Choose the Application Manager
- Click on the Disney+ App
- Choose Uninstall
Restart your device after uninstalling it. To reinstall the app, follow these steps:
- Look for the Disney+ app
- Select ‘Install’
- Click ‘Launch after installing the App
- Log in to continue watching
This option is not available for users who use Smart TVs or mobile devices. These steps will guide you through how to watch Disney+ on your computer.
- Go to settings in your browser
- You can delete history and cookies.
- Close the browser
- Relaunch the browser
- Log in to your Disney+ Account
Solution 3: Use a compatible device to watch Disney Plus
If Disney Plus won’t run on your computer or phone, it means that the device isn’t compatible.
To give you a better viewing experience, Disney has DRM checks on every new browser.
You don’t need to worry about compatibility if you use Apple TV or Android. You can now enjoy all Disney+ shows through a dedicated app.
Solution 4: Contact Disney Hep Center
Disney, like all streaming companies, is IP sensitive. Different countries have different content regulations.
Therefore, if you still get the Disney Plus error code 83 after trying the solutions above, you should contact the Disney+ help Center for more explanations.
You can also contact Disney representatives via Social Media platforms. The ideal platform for quick replies is Twitter.
Representatives provide information on streaming aspects such as geo-restrictions.
Rebooting your device frequently is the best way to avoid all errors including error code 83. It is also a good idea to not watch Disney+ shows on multiple devices.
Log out if you have to log in on multiple gadgets.