Tips to fix network problems that can only access Google and Youtube

For some reason, the network can only access Google and Youtube. Have you tried checking the date and time or resetting the modem?

For some reason, the network can only access Google and Youtube. Have you tried checking the date and time or resetting the modem? Here TipsMake shows you how to fix this problem. 

'It seems that with wifi, my PC can access all websites, social networks, youtube, tiktok, etc. But for some reason, at home my network can only access Google and Youtube!' - This is shared by users on current forums.

We access Google and Youtube frequently and for many different purposes. But when faced with a situation like sharing, users must be very uncomfortable. Quickly, in this article we will come to Tips for troubleshooting Network problems that can only access Google and Youtube . Apply now to fix this unfortunate situation.

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Why can the Internet only access Google and Youtube?

When only Google and Youtube work, it means your ISP (service provider) or network administrator device doesn't allow you to watch anything else. This is different from not having access to the Internet. Besides, there are some reasons as follows:

  1. There may be a problem with the firewall or with the DNS (domain name system) server. You can simply understand that DNS is the Internet directory that specializes in naming devices that access the Internet (IP addresses). 
  2. Active firewall helps to FILTER IP, CHECK APPLICATION PROTOCOL HEADERS, CHECK PACKET STATUS, CHECK PACKET DEPTH . It's very possible that your IP did not get through the firewall or DNS provided an incorrect IP due to some problem.
  3. You can search and learn more about this in-depth knowledge if you want. In today's article, I mainly mention how to fix the problem that the Internet can only access Google and Youtube.

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Let's Go!

Fix Network can only access Google and Youtube

Before asking for help from professionals, you can try some basic fixes when encountering this situation. 

Try the Windows automatic troubleshooter

  1. Right click on the wifi icon or network icon you are using. (Usually it is located in the right corner of the screen next to the speaker icon). 
  2. Select Troubleshoot problems ( Troubleshoot problems
  3. The troubleshooter will automatically run diagnostics and you will receive a report. 

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If the problem persists and cannot be determined, try another method. 

Change the DNS server to fix the error that the network can only access Google

How to change DNS servers: 

  1. Click the Windows icon > Click Settings
  2. Select Network & Internet > Click Change adapter options
  3. Right click on the network you are using > Select  Properties > TCP/IPv4
  4. Go back to Properties > (Several options appear in the window) > Scroll to the bottom and select > Use the following DNS server address

The most commonly used DNS servers are:

  1. Google DNS: 8.8.8.8 preferred & 8.8.4.4 
  2. Cloudflare DNS: 1.1.1.1 (preferred) & 1.0.0.1
  3. Quad9 DNS: 9.9.9.9 preferred & 149.112.112.112 

Reinstall TCP/IP Fix error Network can only access Youtube

In the search box in Windows, enter cmd > Enter . Enter one of the following commands and press Enter to issue the commands:

  1. ipconfig /release: Delete the IP address you are using (this address will be available to other machines)
  2. ipconfig /flushdns: Clear cache
  3. ipconfig /renew: request a new IP address
  4. netsh int ip reset: reset protocol – Rewrite 2 keys upon registration. 
  5. netsh winsock reset: Reset network settings to default

After entering the command, restart the device and try accessing other websites. 

Restore firewall defaults and other ways

  1. Restore firewall defaults:
    1. Control Panel > click the first icon > System and security > Windows Defender Firewall > Restore defaults (in the left pane). 
    2. Click restore defaults again ( Restore defaults ) > Yes.

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  1. Restart the router.
  2. Change browser.
  3. Use Ethernet cable (replace wifi).

In addition to the error of only being able to access Google, FB, Youtube, there is also an error: the computer has a network but cannot access the web. You can also rely on the above repair options to apply error correction. If you still cannot fix the network error of only being able to access Google and Youtube with the above methods. Then performing a TCP/IP reset will be very good for your network 'health'. Of course it's still a good idea to call support if you can't fix them.

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