Movie night ruined by Netflix error code UI-800-3? We can help!
We all know that Netflix has enough content to pretty much allow you to spend the rest of eternity glued to its screen.
But streaming issues such as Netflix error code M7121-1331, error code NW-2-5, and of course, error code UI-800-3 can get in the way of all those plans you had for the next two hours. It's bad enough that you have to allocate time to pointless stuff like a job, and sleeping, and eating.
So we're here to stop you from having to stare out of a window and imagine the world outside is a sitcom/horror (depending on where you live) by explaining what this error is, and how to fix it.
How to fix Netflix error code UI-800-3
According to Netflix themselves, error code UI-800-3 appears when the information on your device needs to be refreshed. In other words, restarting your device will help to flush out any old data, and allow Netflix to start operating again.
The basic steps to take to fix Netflix error code UI-800-3, regardless of device, are as follows:
- Restart your device
- Clear the Netflix app cache data
- Uninstall and then reinstall Netflix
It is, however, sometimes a little more complicated. It isn't just a case of treating every device in exactly the same way. In some cases, it is as simple as restarting the device and then signing back into Netflix. For others, it means uninstalling and then reinstalling the Netflix app.
If the error code shown on your device also has numbers in parentheses ( ), for example, UI-800-3 (205040), Netflix recommends you search for that exact error code in their Help Center to get the right steps.
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What exactly is Netflix error code UI-800-3?
According to the Netflix support page, error code UI-800-3 means information stored on your device needs to be refreshed, or a network issue stopped Netflix from opening. The steps outlined above will, in most cases, be all you need to do to resolve any issues with corrupted data.
Occasionally, however, it can also be caused by a server-related issue at the Netflix end. In this situation, you won't be able to do anything. You'll just have to wait until the servers have been fixed, before you can start enjoying Netflix again.