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Anyone else have to play a video twice for it to start?

jackcadejackcade Posts: 4Members ✭✭

(Latest firestick, latest plex version as of May 11 2018). I press, plex plays maybe 5 seconds, then jumps back. I press play again and then it plays for real. This happened with one of the newer updates somewhere a few weeks ago, I think.

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  • xxjclarksterxxxxjclarksterxx Posts: 1Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Yes I have that issue too no idea what it is....

  • ShanetdShanetd Posts: 96Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I'm using the Nvidia Shield TV and have the same problem. It's actually been happening to me for a while now.

  • rmhochmanrmhochman Posts: 11Members ✭✭

    Same issue on both my Fire TV Gen 3 pendants. Haven't checked to see if occurring on my Fire TV Gen 1 or my Roku TV

  • MuhlisahhhMuhlisahhh Posts: 2Members

    Have the same issue on my latest Fire Stick. Plays for a second then if in playlist moves to the next video and plays fine or if stand alone video it asks if I want to replay the video as if it's completed. Happens every single time I select a video to play. All are direct play.

  • OliverTeglhusOliverTeglhus Posts: 14Members ✭✭

    Yea. This seems to only be a issue for the first media file that is being played.

  • jamesonpjamesonp Posts: 6Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Same issue

  • planefamilyplanefamily Posts: 10Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    same on firetv2, firetv3, fire stick.

  • cjackson234cjackson234 Posts: 1Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Same exact issue for me as well. I'm running the shield TV as well.

  • ElWigElWig Posts: 11Members ✭✭

    Same here. Latest firestick and plex client from the Amazon store (which is not the latest available on the release page BTW). Also getting the crashes mid-playback that others are reporting and when hitting play to resume at that point I've also had the client just hang and not load the movie requiring that I exit back to the menu manually and try to restart it again.

  • vmedia6201vmedia6201 Posts: 6Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Yes, but not every time. I've watched 2 videos today and didn't have the problem.

    I have the Fire TV 2nd gen. Using it with wired Ethernet.

  • fluke77fluke77 Posts: 2Members

    Yes. It stalls when starting and I have to back out and restart the video in order for it to start buffering/playing. This is on Fire TV 3

  • lersveenlersveen Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I've been having the same problem for good while on a SONY KD49XD8305. It always stops playing after a few seconds on the first try, then next try it works. Curiously, subtitles continue playing on that first try.

    I've tried everything. Made sure I have the newest Android TV version and app version, I've reinstalled the app (and cleared all data), I've changed around settings on the server and in the app. Nothing makes a difference.

    Please fix this.

  • CrowleyhomeCrowleyhome Posts: 2Members

    This has been happening to me as well. Fire TV 2nd Gen. This only started happening recently, within the last few months I believe. I recently purchased a Roku 4 and it does NOT happen on that device.

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