If you have not already, we suggest setting your Plex username to something else rather than email which is displayed on your posts in forum. You can change the username at https://app.plex.tv/desktop#!/account
Welcome to our forums! Please take a few moments to read through our Community Guidelines (also conveniently linked in the header at the top of each page). There, you'll find guidelines on conduct, tips on getting the help you may be searching for, and more!

Every 30-40 minutes, plex playback pauses (Like it's buffering..)

ComplexMediaPlexComplexMediaPlex Posts: 6Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

This happens if I am playing a movie or tv show at 200kbps or 20Mb/s. I will watch for 30-40 minutes(sometimes more often, sometimes less) or so, then it will just pause, if I wait like 30 seconds it will start playing again, or if I seek to the same location I am currently at, it will start within seconds. It IS NOT A CONNECTION ISSUE. On my end, or the plex server end.

The only concurrency between all my tests were using a chromecast(because that's all I have). But I don't see why that would be an issue.

I also get this in the logs

WARN - [Chromecast] Player: Excessive buffering detected; network

Sign In or Register to comment.