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If you're seeing this message it could be that your IP address is either not registered as UK-based or is blacklisted. If you log into this website (https://www.whatismyip.com/blacklist-check/) from your home address it can quickly check any issues that might be associated with the IP. If it tells you that your IP address is blacklisted - get in contact with your Internet service provider who should be able to assist. If not, then please drop us a line to Viewer Enquiries and we can look into this for you. www.channel4.com/contact
(Please note we are not responsible for the content of third party sites)
If the message mentions DRM, Ad Blocker or Geo Blocker error, then please see our list of error messages, codes and fixes here: https://www.channel4.com/4viewers/faqs/category/36/device_used/336/nature_of_issue/531
If it’s not one of these, there are a number of reasons you could be seeing a playback error. Please try refreshing the page as this may resolve the problem, if not please use the contact us form HERE and let us know what programme (title along with episode number) you were trying to watch and we’ll look into this for you.
Recent fixes have been made relating to this error. Please note:
If you use the Maxthon browser you will continue to receive DRM error 3343 as, due to its cloud-based architecture the Maxthon browser is not currently supported.
If you are using Safari on Windows and consistently receive DRM error 3343, please use an alternative browser. Windows Safari is no longer officially supported.
If you receive this error in Chrome you need to:
1. In Chrome browser, copy and paste chrome://settings/content into the address bar.
2. Scroll down to the Protected Content Section.
3. Ensure the tickbox beside "Allow identifiers for protected content (computer restart may be required)" is ticked.
4. Click Done.
If you receive this error in Chrome, you need to:-
1. In Chrome browser, copy and paste chrome://settings/clearBrowserData into the address bar.
2. Ensure the tickbox beside "content licenses" is ticked.
3. Untick all other boxes.
4. Click the "clear browsing data" button.
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