It’s not totally uncommon to sit down and notice that DAZN is not loading.
Luckily, the majority of the time, it is easy to fix the issue and get you back to watching the sports that you love.
Why does DAZN stop loading?
The cause of DAZN not loading is likely caused by a software issue or faulty internet connection.
When DAZN fails to load, it is usually because a software conflict has occurred on your streaming device.
Alternatively, we have found that insufficient internet connections will cause the DAZN app not to load correctly.
Here are some tips on how to make stop the DAZN loading issue:
- Check the Server Status of DAZN
- Restart the DAZN app
- Sign out of the DAZN app
- Soft Reset your Source Device
- Reset your Router
- Update DAZN and your source device
- Disconnect other devices in your home from the internet
- Close any other apps that are running
- Disable VPNs or Ad blockers
- Contact the DAZN app Support
Scroll down to follow a more detailed guide on how to work through these steps and stop the DAZN not loading issues.
How to stop the DAZN not loading issue
Method 1: Check to make sure DAZN servers are operational
As mentioned above, when DAZN is not loading, the vast majority of the issues will usually be with your network or playback device.
Before you go into the other fixes that are listed below, it is worthwhile checking that there are no issues or outages with the DAZN platform.
This is also a useful tool to try when DAZN is buffering.
Method 2: Restart the DAZN app
It is a good idea to restart the DAZN app if it is not loading.
By restarting the DAZN app, you give the opportunity for any updates to be correctly installed and establish a new connection with the DAZN servers.
The restart can also help in clearing any software conflicts that prevent the app from loading correctly.
Method 3: Sign out of the DAZN app
Another potential quick fix to the DAZN not loading issue is to sign out of your account.
By signing out of your DAZN account before you return and log in, you may resolve any account-related issues with are cause the DAZN app not to load.
Method 4: Restart your Playback Source Device
To access the DAZN app, you will be using a playback device to access the app.
The most common playback devices for the DAZN app are:
- Smart TVs
- Content Devices such as Apple TV, Firestick, or Roku
- Games Consoles such as PlayStation and XBOX
- A PC or MacBook Laptop
The universal recommendation for these devices and the first step in trying to eliminate the DAZN not loading issues is to perform a power cycle of these systems.
To perform a power cycle of the devices, simply unplug them for 60 seconds before plugging them back in.
This restart allows any updates that have been downloaded in the background to successfully install and start, and it also clears the system cache.
Clearing the system cache and any lingering apps running in RAM can help in reducing software conflicts that are preventing the DAZN app from loading.
By reducing the number of apps running in the background, you give the DAZN app the best performance.
Method 5: Reset your Router
This is one of the oldest tricks in the book, but it is definitely effective in getting the DAZN app to load.
How do I reset my router?
The easiest way to reset your router is to simply unplug it from the wall socket for 30 seconds before plugging it back in.
This action will “power-cycle” your router and provide more bandwidth to increase your ability to play content faster on the DAZN app.
Why does resetting your router reduce the DAZN not loading issues?
Think of all the devices that are and have been connected to the router. I’m sure that in today’s digital world that quite a few devices are connected to the router.
Your router is like a mini-PC and will slow down as more tasks are added.
Having all of those devices connected will reduce the bandwidth available and can prevent you from connecting to the DAZN network if a network conflict is apparent.
Method 6: Update your DAZN app
If you are playing DAZN using a device such as a Firestick, Roku or smart TV then I would recommend that you update the app if possible.
Method 7: Close any apps that are running
If you have followed our first step of restarting your playback device, then this step would have been completed for you.
Otherwise please continue to close any running apps on your streaming device to reduce any software conflicts that are preventing DAZN from loading.
Method 8: Update your device software/firmware before downloading
Whether you are using a TV, Content Device, or Games console, updating your firmware or software to the latest version can help in preventing issues from arising over time.
Sometimes updates can be missed, or an installation can be interrupted and cause issues with your playback device.
Old firmware or a partial firmware installation could cause the DAZN not to load.
Ensuring that you have the latest software on your devices also gives you access to new apps and an improved viewing experience.
Method 9: Disable any Ad blockers or VPNs
If you are using a VPN or Adblocker, it can cause DAZN not to load.
Although using a VPN is good for security or privacy issues, it can block you out of streaming apps like DAZN completely.
Method 10: Contact DAZN Support
If you have tried all of the tips above and DAZN still will not load, you can contact DAZN app support for further assistance.
I hope the tips have helped you overcome the DAZN not loading issue.
Let us know if these tips helped you or if there is another step that we should add to this article.