Many Nintendo Switch users have been facing a certain error when they try to run the YouTube app on their device. It’s a fairly common and usual occurrence that several Nintendo Switch users go through. As it seems, the error appears as a message pop-up that says, “Error Code 2-ARVHA-0000 Sorry, could not connect to YouTube”. Here is how to fix the Nintendo Switch Error Code 2-ARVHA-0000.

How To Fix Error Code 2-ARVHA-0000

The reasons behind the Error Code 2-ARVHA-0000 are quite straightforward and that is configuration issues of Nintendo Switch or a corrupted installation of the YouTube app. These issues could arise if the date and time of your Nintendo Switch are inconsistent with the actual date and time. Sometimes there’s also a wasteful collection of corrupt cache in your Switch.

Many users have tried their own ways to find a way around this error. However, many still are left solution-less. For this reason, we have collected for you a list of fixes that will surely get you back to your uninterrupted YouTube hours.

Fix# 1 – Restart Your Nintendo Switch

If you haven’t tried this already, it wouldn’t be a waste to try it out because oftentimes certain temporary glitches build up in the firmware of the device and so they prevent the YouTube app from accessing the essential modules for it to run. To follow through with this simple fix, hold the power button for 3 seconds, select “Turn Off”, take out the game card, wait for 1 minute, insert back the game card and then turn your Nintendo Switch back on, and the Error Code 2-ARVHA-0000 is now fixed.

Fix# 2 – Date and Time Settings On Your Nintendo Switch

As mentioned earlier, oftentimes, the source of the entire issue could be as simple as the incorrect date and/or time of your Nintendo Switch. The steps are again fairly simple, head to “System Settings”, press on “System” tab, select “Date and Time”, enter your PIN if applicable, and press “A” to permit “Synchronize Clock via Internet”, and finally restart your Nintendo Switch. You can also manually correct the date and/or time if the previous steps do not work.

Fix# 3 – Alter DNS Settings Of Your Nintendo Switch

Basically, DNS is short for Domain Name System, which is responsible for translating human-readable domain names to machine-readable IP addresses. Sometimes, there could be an issue in the DNS settings of your Nintendo Switch that could be preventing the YouTube app from running smoothly. To change the DNS settings of your Nintendo Switch, head to “System Settings”, select “Internet”, select “Internet Settings”, and select your network connection. Then click on “Change Settings” and select “Manual”, set “Primary DNS” to “” and “Secondary DNS” to “”. Apply the changes and finally restart your Nintendo Switch.

If you are facing errors and issues with other PC games or your PC, then also see our hub for commonly occurring PC errors and their fixes.


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