Error Code U7361 1253 C00D6D79: What It Is and How to Fix it

Among the long list of common Netflix errors experienced by Netflix users, the Netflix Error code U7361 1253 C00D6D79 is one that is rarely experienced.

This error is usually accompanied by the message:

“We’re having trouble playing this title right now. Please try again later or select a different title.”

This error usually occurs on Windows 10 while using the Netflix app.


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What Causes Netflix Error Code U7361 1253 C00D6D79?

The error code U7361 shows a streaming issue with your Netflix app. It can occur due to a variety of reasons.

Outdated Windows: Sometimes, your Windows may not be updated. This can cause connectivity issues between Netflix servers and Windows. In order to fix this, you’ll have to update Windows. Another reason for connectivity issues would occur if you’re using a VPN to connect to Netflix. If you’re using a VPN, you’ll get the Netflix error code M7111 5059.

Universal Windows Platform: The UWP allows you to stream videos using the Netflix app found on the Windows Platform. Sometimes the UWP can be outdated, or corrupted. In these cases, you’ll face error U7361. The simplest ways to solving this would be to update your UWP manually.  


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How to Fix Netflix Error Code U7361 1253 C00D6D79?

Follow the solutions below to fix Netflix Error U7361 1253 C00D6D79


Update Windows

In order to update your Windows to the latest version, follow the steps below:

1. Open Run by using Windows Key + R

  1. Type ms-settings:windowsupdate in the Run window and press Enter
  2. Next you will see the Update Tab in Settings Menu of Windows
  3. Click Check for Updates
  4. Follow instructions to download all updates
  5. Restart your computer
  6. Check if Netflix is working now


Update Netflix UWP App

The error U7361 often occurs because of a bug with your Universal Windows Platform version of the Netflix app.

To fix this, you’ll need to update the UWP app to the latest version.

Follow the steps below to download the latest version of the Windows UWP app:

  1. Open the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows Key + R
  2. Type ms-windows-store://home and press Enter to open the Microsoft Store
  3. Go to Menu button on top right of the screen
  4. Choose Downloads and Updates
  5. Click Get Updates
  6. Wait for Netflix app to get updated
  7. Restart your PC and check if Netflix is working now

Move on to the next solution if this didn’t work.


Reset the Netflix UWP app

If the solutions above didn’t work, you’ll have to reset or uninstall and reinstall the Netflix app.

Follow the steps below to reset the Netflix UWP app:

  1. Open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows Key + R
  2. Type ms-settings:appsfeatures and press Enter to go to Apps and Features menu
  3. From the Apps and Features menu, Find Netflix app
  4. Click on Advanced Options
  5. Go to Reset tab and press Reset button
  6. Wait for the app to be reset
  7. Check if Netflix is working now


Uninstall and Reinstall Netflix App

If resetting the Netflix app didn’t work, you’ll have to uninstall it and then reinstall it again.

Follow the steps below to uninstall and reinstall Netflix app:

  1. Open the Run dialog box
  2. Type ms-settings:appsfeatures and press Enter to open Programs and Features
  3. Find Netflix app
  4. Go to Advanced Options
  5. Click Uninstall and wait for Netflix to be uninstalled

After uninstalling, follow the steps below to reinstall Netflix App.

  1. Open a Run dialog box by pressing Windows Key + R
  2. Type ms-windows-store://home and hit Enter to open home page of Microsoft Store
  3. Search for Netflix
  4. Install Netflix by pressing the Get button
  5. Check if Netflix is working


Conclusion

After trying these solutions, we’re sure you’d have fixed the Netflix error code U7361 1253 C00D6D79.

Happy Streaming!


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