This video contains content from UMG. It is not available in your country YouTube

This video contains content from UMG. It is not available in your country YouTube Message

As a YouTube account owner, I am frequently checking YouTube videos, be it my own, or other people.

I wanted to view a friend’s video yesterday, and suddenly this “This video contains content from UMG” message did show up, with a very black background.

This video contains content from UMG message was not disappeared eventhough I tried to access that page of YouTube website via proxies.

I am a typical person who is very curious if I am blocked, and try very hard to get in to see what on earth of a content that video has, that I can not view it in this country..

So whenever I got This video contains content from UMG YT message, I really really wonder why I am blocked. (related: Error try again YouTube, and how to add YouTube to sidebar)

I guess it is really because where I am now living, which is a country in Europe.

Strangely enough, that I have this “This video contains content from UMG” problem very seldom in YouTube, however when this This video contains content from UMG error happens to me, I hardly can accept it, I did googled around and furious until I could finally watch the video which the “This video contains content from UMG” message blocked it.

This video contains content from UMG. It is not available in your country – Researches in Google

When I saw that notification, I then Googled around that error and tried so many methods that people suggest me.

The very first suggestion is of course proxies.

As I mentioned in the earlier paragraph, using proxy in my browser did not really help me to fix or to view the video.

But maybe I did not try hard enough, because I failed the first try.

So I continued the researches.

I found some interesting topics around the web, that actually quite a lot of people that want to watch videos on YouTube get this notification, completely annoying.

I have clicked all websites on the first page of Google on this matter, and try the tips. One of the tips is to replace the /watch=? with the /v thing, and that actually works one step further, which allows me to view full screen of the video of YouTube in my browser, but it did not allow me to play the video.

As soon as I click the “Play” button, I will face this This video contains content from UMG message thing..argggggggggg!!

this video contains content from umg

This video contains content from UMG message

This video contains content from UMG. It is not available in your country – Finally I can view the video!

How I was satisfied as I could view the video and my curiousity about why the video was blocked in my county was already gone after I checked the video, it contains a music background that has copyright..wow!

Never really thought about it, it is a music background! and the background is actually coming from Radio.

But I am sure it is because of that music copyright thing on YouTube, so after watching the content, I wrote my friend email to change the music background of she wants her video to be viewable in all countries..

And of course, I have to write how I did finally watch the video.

The fix of this “This video contains content from UMG” was this site: unblockyoutube.org. It is a very unconvenient website, I have to warn because it contains a lots of pop ups as soon as I open the page.

See this screenshot, when you are on the site, copy the complete URL of the YouTube video, and paste it in the box, and hit “Begin”.

this video contains content from umg

Enter the YouTube URL and Click "Begin" button.

In my situation above, I failed to open the blocked video in that website at the first try.

If it happens to you too, you should try again, because at the second attempt, I did see the video on that site, eventhough with a less quality of the YouTube original video which was blocked with This video contains content from UMG. It is not available in your country YouTube error message.

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  1. GHOST says

    So you know, this does not work anymore.

    What I do not get is if countries are trying to go towards a 1 world government and be friends, why are they doing this?

    This just means 1 thing, I refuse to buy anything related to them.

    Besides, its the internet, its not that hard to reroute to the home country of the company.

    People need to realize, if its on the internet, EVERYONE will view it, and EVERYONE should be allowed to view it.

    There are no limits when it comes to the internet, the only way to stop people is to physically cut the hard lines.

    They play things from UMG here in the USA on radio and TV, so why not allow something like this to be viewable on youtube?

    What are they afraid of? I might listen to their music, like it and then buy it? or even buy the CD?

    Saddening that the world has come to this…

    • User says

      I completely agree with you, this censorship is fully inadmissible… I live in Brazil and many, many videos are country blocked, this is very annoying.

  2. Peloponeso Silva says

    (corrected my e-mail, it was misspelled)
    I completely agree with you, GHOST. The censorship that Youtube does is totally unacceptable. I live in Brazil and thousands of videos are country blocked, this is very annoying.

  3. Cori says

    got that message 1st time 2day looking up I.C.P – Cherry Pie. I clicked 200 + vids all same message. This is total b.s! I live in America, this is an American group and after looking @ most user profiles that posted these vids – they too are American posting these in America, so why the fudge am I blocked? Cant try these fixes since Im on Xbox. My locale is correct – everything else works fine. Is this a bug or international effort to ban juggalos lol