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Peacock TV Not Working

Recently, I was trying to watch a movies on the peacock app. When I launched the app on my tv, the peacock app was not working. I tried restarting my device, but that didn’t resolved the issue for me.

So I decided to contact the peacock tv team. I was able to get Peacock TV working on my TV after consulting with the team and researching online. In this post, I’m going to share what you can do get peacock app working on your device.

Why is My Peacock TV Not Working?

There are several reasons why Peacock TV may stop working on your device, some of which I have listed below

  • Peacock app can stop working on your device due to bugs and glitches which are usually temporary.
  • During an outage, you will not be able to access Peacock TV.
  • Peacock app can also stop working due to corrupted cache and data of the app
  • If the device firmware or peacock app is outdated, then you can issues while using peacock app.
  • If the peacock tv is not working, then check if your internet is working or not.
  • Peacock tv app can stop working due to compatibility and availability issue.

How Do I Fix My Peacock TV Not Working Issue?

Power cycle your device, reinstall the Peacock app, clear peacock tv cache and data, and fix your internet connection to get Peacock TV working again on your device. We’ve a detailed guide below on how to fix when peacock app is not working. The guide below is applicable across all devices (smart tv, smart phone, pc and laptop).

Is Peacock TV Available in Your Region?

Peacock tv is an online streaming service which requires your location details for providing content. Peacock tv is currently only available in USA, UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Switzerland and italy. You can face issue if you are trying to access peacock tv from outside of these location. Peacock tv will not work on your device. 

Is There a Peacock TV Outage?

If you’re using Peacock Tv in the supported country and still you’re encountering errors and problems. Then, you need to check the status of Peacock TV’s server. You can use a third party service like downdetector to check peacock server status.

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If downdetector is indicating an outage, then wait for some time. Once the issue is resoved at peacock tv end, then you will be able to use peacock tv app again on your device.

Relaunch The Peacock TV App

If you are getting random error while watching peacock app or if the app is not working. Then try relaunching the app by following the steps below.

  1. Close the peacock tv app.
  2. Close any other running app.
  3. Now launch the peacock tv app.

Now peacock tv will start working on your device.

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Restart the Streaming Device 

Restarting the device can help in fixing crashing, buffering, not respdongin and showing errors on peacock tv app. To fix such issues restart the device by following the steps below.

  1. Close the peacock tv app.
  2. Restart the device.
  3. Wait for the device to restart.

Once the device is restarted, launch the peacock app and check how the app is working now.

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Power Cycle Smart TV (Roku, Smart TV’s, Samsung TV, Fire TV ETC)

If the peacock app is not working on your smart tv. Then you can easily fix this problem by power cycle of your streaming device. Power cycle can help in issues like crashing, buffering, loading, black screen, errors etc.

  1. Close the peacock tv app and turn off your device.
  2. Now press and hold the power button on tv for 15-20 seconds.
  3. Wait for 10-15 minutes.
  4. Now turn on your smart tv.

Launch the peacock app and check if the app is working properly or not.

Fix Your Internet Issues

Peacock tv can stop working on your streaming device due to unreliable, slow internet connection. Peacock tv requires atleast 3 mbps for standard quality. You can follow the steps below for fixing internet issue.

First of all, visit speedtest.net to check the internet speed of your network. If your internet is slow or not working then follow the steps below.

Restart the Router

  • Unplug your router from the power outlet. Wait for 10 minutes and turn on your wifi router. Check if the internet issue is resolved.

Connect the streaming device using an ethernet cable

  • If you’re facing this issue on Smart TV or pc then, try to use an ethernet cable for a stable and secure internet connection. Connect the ethernet cable securely and check if the issue is resolved.

Change the Position of Router

  • You get face slow internet connection issue if the router is placed far from the device. Move your router closer to the device and check if the issue is fixed.

If your internet is not working, then contact your internet service provider for help.

Is peacock app supported on your device?

Are you wondering what devices does peacock TV work on? Then don’t worry peacock app is available on many modern devices. There is a detailed guide on peacock tv supported device list here. Check if the peacock tv is supported on your device. If you are unable to locate your device, then this means peacock app is not supported on your device.

Clear Peacock TV App Cache and Data

Sometime peacock app can stop working due to cache and data. You need to refresh the cache and data of peacock so that it can start working again on your device.

  1. Go to your device settings.
  2. Locate the apps option.
  3. Now select peacock app.
  4. Clear cache and data of the app.
  5. Launch the peacock app and sign in.

After clearing the cache and data of the app, peacock app will start working on your device. 

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Reinstall The Peacock TV

After contacting peacock, the team suggested to reinstall the peacock app. So we did the same and that helped when peacock tv was not working on our device.

  1. Uninstall the peacock tv app from your device.
  2. Restart your streaming device.
  3. Now install the latest version of peacock app.
  4. Login to your peacock app.

Now after reinstallation peacock app will start working on your streaming device.

Sign-Out of All Devices

Peacock Tv allows its users to create up to 6 different profiles on different devices and 3 user profiles at concurrent streams on one account.

And, if 3 people from different profiles are streaming at the same time and if you’re also trying to stream then your Peacock TV will send an error message stating that you cannot stream due to maximum on going stream at same time. You can easily fix this problem by signing out your peacock account from other devices.

Steps to Sign-Out of All Devices

  1. First of all, visit the Peacock Tv account page.
  2. Select the Devices.
  3. Then, Click on Sign Out All (under the other devices section).
  4. After that, click on Sign Out All Devices.
  5. Now, log in to your account and check whether this resolves the issue or not. If not, move on to the next solution.

Disable or Remove The VPN

If you’re using a VPN to access Peacock TV outside the US territory. But, suddenly your Peacock TV stops working and maybe your VPN is the only one that’s causing the issue. To fix this, try to disable or remove the VPN (on windows) as given below;

  1. First of all, go to the Settings and then navigate to the Network & Internet. 
  2. Then, select VPN and,
  3. Choose the VPN connection that you want to disable.
  4. Lastly, click on Remove/Disconnect.

After removing the VPN, Reconnect it again and check whether this resolves the issue or not.

Stream Peacock Tv on Another Device

If the peacock app is still not working on your device. Then try streaming peacock tv on another device. This will narrow down the possibilities of device specific issue. If peacock app is working on another device, then issue is resolved and now we know that peacock is not working on a particular device. So you can search online for fix or contact the peacock team to fix peacock app on your device.

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Fix peacock tv not working on browser

Below we’ve mentioned some troubleshooting steps that can fix peacock tv issue on a browser.

  • Refresh browser: If the peacock stream is spinning, stuck on loading, or showing black screen. Then close the tab and visit peacock tv on a new tab.
  • Use another browser: If peacock is not working on your current browser. Then try streaming peacock on other browser like opera, firefox etc.
  • Clear cache: You can experience issue using peacock due to browser cache. So clearing the browser cache can fix peacock tv not working problem.
  • Use the incognito mode: Try playing peacock app in the incognito tab.
  • Remove plugin/addons: Removing the browser plugin or add ons can resolve peacock streaming issues.
Factory Reset Your Device 

If everything failed to work for you, and you’re experiencing the same issue and still stuck at the same place then, factory resetting the device could help you out. But before factory resetting the device you must have a backup of all your data and information. Now factory reset your device from the settings. After factory reset launch the peacock tv and check if the stream is working or not.

Peacock TV Support Center

If peacock tv is still not working and there is no outage report, then contact the peacock tv. You can get the help from the peacock team for this problem.

Why does Peacock keep stopping?

It might be your slow Internet connection or an issue with your router that’s causing the issue. Try to verify your Internet connection and router to resolve this issue.

Why is Peacock not available on Samsung Smart Tv?

Due to hardware restrictions, Peacock tv is not available on the Older models of Samsung Tv. Peacock tv is only available from the Samsung Tv 2017 and later models.

Why can’t I log into Peacock?

Try to update your Peacock TV application or try to log in to your account on Peacock Tv. Check if you’re facing this issue there or not.

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