How to Fix Widevine Content Decryption Module Error in Brave Browser

How To Fix Widevine Content Decryption Module Error in Brave Browser


If you are using Brave Browser or some other Chromium browser, you may have faced an error about Widevine Content Decryption Module. So Today I have come with the solution that can fix Widevine error on Brave Browser. This is a 100% working trick for at least Brave Browser or you may try on other chromium browsers too.


This error often comes in front of you when you try to watch premium contents on Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and more in the Brave Browser. You can know it instantly that this is a Widevine/ DRM error. This error on Netflix will show these texts as follow

widevine error in brave browser




What is Widevine ?


Widevine is a DRM or Digital Rights Management owned by Google. It is some kind of license distributing system that protects and manages the premium contents of platforms those use DRM Technology.



How to Fix Widevine Error in Brave Browser easily?


Brave Browser comes with inbuilt Widevine extension and it is pre-disabled. However you can enable Widevine extension manually so it can get working. We need to enable it in extension settings.


1. You need to go to Brave browser ‘settings’ by clicking on the top right and then select ‘Extensions’ or you can directly go by typing brave://settings/extensions into the address bar.

brave extension url


extension Settings in brave browser

2. Now scroll down and find Widevine & Enable it


enable widevine extension in brave browser


3. Now go back to the Netflix Video or any OTT video that was giving widevine error. And refresh the page.


4. Now a notification will come on the left side of the address bar that will ask permission to install and run widevine extension. As you can see it below -

widevine permission on netflix in brave browser



Now click allow and your video will start playing normally. This notification may come again in future and may also interrupt you. If you do not want any interruption again while watching the video in future then click on ‘Don’t ask again’ and then click ‘Allow’ when it asks again. You won’t see this notification again on the same website.


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Hope this method would have helped you to solve the Widevine Content Decryption Module Error in Brave Browser. If you still have not downloaded Brave Browser then i ask you, in what kind of digital world are you living now? Come on dude, download it now and it protects your privacy and protects from every trackers. And enjoy the ad-free internet world and also get paid while using it. Thank You



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