iPhone 3GS cannot play embedded videos within safari

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by RoboWarriorSr, Apr 11, 2014.

  1. RoboWarriorSr macrumors 6502a

    Feb 23, 2013
    Recently going on streaming video websites, I cannot view videos, instead I get a "error loading media: File could not be played". Going to the same sites on my 4S and they play perfectly. Also the average size for the files are around ~80 mb so they should be perfectly playable on the 3GS hardware. YouTube videos on safari work though so I'm quite confused. Anyone know of a fix?
  2. JCCL macrumors 6502a

    Apr 3, 2010
    Are they HD videos? If I recall correctly, the first iPhone to support HD video playback was the 4, with the iPhone 4S and up supporting 1080p video playback. That could be a reason why the videos are not loading correctly in the older device.

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