Is VRV Not Working? A detailed Guide To Fix [2024]

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Is VRV Not Working? Is it behaving abnormally or not opening on your device? Let’s see what could be the causes, and how you can fix this issue.

Users may have questions about why VRV is not working for them, across browsers (Chrome, Firefox, etc.), Xbox, PS4, Firestick, mobile, or PC.

Don’t panic if VRV is not working on your device! Read this guide to fix this problem and get it back working again.

But, before it’s solutions, let’s know the causes.

Why is VRV Not Working: Possible Causes

If VRV is not working on your browser or device, it could be due to a server outage or some incorrect settings you have made on your device. In some instances, corrupted cache files, and third-party security software like antivirus, extensions, or adblockers may be the culprit.

VRV is an anime streaming platform like Crunchyroll. It is also free to use like Crunchyroll, however, Crunchyroll also provides premium service and the VRV too. 

If you want to know what is the difference between Crunchyroll Free and Primum, read our full comparison guide on- Crunchyroll Free Vs Premium.

You can also read our guide if Crunchyroll is not working and fix it.

On which devices are users facing issues with VRV?

Users may face issues with VRV on any device like Xbox, PS4, Firestick, Mobile, PC, etc. Even in the browser.

Hence, there can be many related queries but the solution steps would be the same.

Whatever your device is, let’s see how you can fix this issue!

How to Fix the “VRV Not Working” Issue?

VRV not working

As the quick steps, you can follow these:

  1. Check if VRV is down.
  2. Clear the Browser’s cache and cookies Data.
  3. Try another browser.
  4. Close background programs. 
  5. Close inactive tabs open in your browser.
  6. Restart or Power cycle your Internet device.
  7. Disable hardware acceleration.
  8. Turn off the Ad blocker.
  9. Disable Antivirus Software.
  10. Reset Browser Settings.
  11. Uninstall and Reinstall.

Check the Server Status of VRV


You can head on to the server status page of VRV and verify if any server issues are going on with this platform or not. Head on to this link and see if many users are facing issues with VRV or if you are the only one.

If the service is down, wait for a day or two. Once the services resume, try accessing the platform. Sometimes, the waiting time is less than a day or an hour, while in some cases, it may take much time.

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Clear Your Browser’s Cache and Cookies Data

If VRV is not working on your Chrome or other browsers, then might be the corrupted cache and cookies data are causing issues. So, the best practice to fix this issue can be to clear your browser’s cache and cookies data.

If you are using the Chrome browser, you can follow the below steps or if you are using other browsers, follow the steps according to those.

  1. Top right corner (Three Dots), click on it.
  1. Expand the option More Tools and click on Clear Browsing Data.
  1. In the advanced section, select All Time and tick the boxes next to the options- Browsing History, Cookies & other Site Data, Cached Images & Files. 
  1. Now, click on the Clear Data button.

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Switch to another Browser

If the issue is with the Chrome browser, try using a different browser as many other browsers are also available.

Sometimes, switching your browser may solve the issue for you.

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Close Background Programs and Inactive Tabs on your Browser

This should work if you are facing an issue on your computer or PC.

  1. Open Run Dialog Box.
  1. Type- taskmgr in the search bar and press the Enter button on your Keyboard.
  1. Select the app that you want to close or not using currently.
  1. After selecting, click on the End Task button.

Additionally, close all the inactive tabs that you have opened on your browser.

Power Cycle Your Internet Device (Modem or Router)

If the issue is with the internet connectivity, restarting your router and power cycling may solve it. First of all, restart your router and see if this helps or not.

If nothing changes, perform a power cycle.

Unplug the router from the power plugs, wait for 2 to 3 minutes, replug it, and power ON. 

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Disable Hardware Acceleration

  • Copy and paste this URL into your Chrome browser:


  • Click on the advanced button and expand the options in it.
  • Look for the option- Use hardware acceleration when available.
  • Click on the toggle button to turn it OFF.
  • After this, restart your browser and try accessing VRV.

Turn OFF Ad-Blocker

If you have installed any ad-blocker extension on your Chrome browser, this might create an issue.

Click on the three dots and go to the More Tools option.

Click on Extensions and this will take you to the page where all extensions will appear.

Find the Ad-blocker extension and disable it from here.

Disable Antivirus Software

Antivirus software may also block some files especially when you are trying to stream something on VRV or play a game on it. 

So disabling your antivirus software may prove as an asset to fixing the issue. Here is our complete guide on- How to Disable Antivirus software on your PC.

Reset Browser Settings

Some settings on your browser may not be compatible with the VRV, so resetting your browser settings may give a fresh start to the platform and solve the issue that you were facing previously.

  • Copy and paste this URL into your Chrome browser:


  • Click on the advanced button and expand the options in it.
  • Find out the option- Restore settings to their original default.
  • Click on it and then on Reset Settings from the popup to confirm your choice.

Uninstall and Reinstall

If the issue is with the VRV mobile application, uninstalling and reinstalling it may fix the issue. First of all, clear the app cache and then uninstall the app.

Now, go to the app store and download it again. Install and start using it and see the status of the issue.


VRV may stop working whether your device is a PC, Mobile, PS4, Xbox, FireStick, etc. The common users who are facing this issue, mostly are browser users. We have explained the steps for all types of users. Hopefully, this guide helped you. If yes, comment on us and share it with your friends who are also facing the same issue as you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a VRV app available?

Yes, VRV also provides its application to use on Android, and iOS devices, Xbox One, PS 4, Roku, and FireStick. You can use its app whenever you are facing any issues with its website.

VRV is not working Today: Why?

This most often happens due to a server issue. Check the server status of VRV in your area.

Who Owned VRV?

VRV is owned by Crunchyroll and run by Sony through a joint venture between Sony Pictures and Sony Music Entertainment. This platform was launched in 2016.

VRV is not working on my Xbox Console? What to Do?

First of all, delete the app and go the Settings-> navigate to Disk and Blu-Ray -> Blu-Ray -> Clear Persistent Storage. Now, allow it to clear the storage and proceed. Next, power OFF your console and detach the power cable on both sides, wait for two minutes, plug back in, and power ON again. Lastly, reinstall the app. 

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