Are you trying to access Disney Plus but seeing ‘Error 73’ repeatedly on your screen? Well, you might be aware of this error code, still let me explain what Disney Plus Error 73 is for others.
What is Disney Plus Error 73 and how does it occur?
Error 73 indicates location and availability issues and this adversely affects the streaming experience for the viewers. The problem arises in the countries where Disney Plus is already available.
Typically, this error pops up when you try to get access to Disney Plus from a location where it is not available. When you access Disney Plus from such a location then you get the following error:
“Disney+ is only available in certain regions. Depending on where you are located, you may not be able to access Disney+. If you think you may be seeing this message in error, visit the Disney+ Help Center (error code 73).”
When you go to Disneyplus.com login/begin, the first and foremost thing it checks is your location. If it finds that a VPN is being used to mock the location, it will flash the above message on your screen. The VPN is detected by Disney Plus when the server in use is weak or the service of the VPN is pathetic.
Error 73 can also occur if your local server or your ISP is creating trouble. The error also shows up when Disney Plus is stuck either in deciding your location or believes that the person is hiding their identity.
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How to fix Disney Plus Error 73 in the UK?
You might be facing Error 73, that’s why you are here. Read on to get the solution to your problem.
Follow the easy fixes below to get rid of Disney Plus Error 73.
Enable Location on Your Device
While using Disney Plus, make sure that the location is turned ON on your device. This way Disney will receive details to verify your location. To turn on location on your device,
- Go to device’s settings.
- Find ‘Security & Privacy’.
- Click Location Access/ Services.
- Check if your location access is turned on, if not then turn it on.
After this, Error 73 will resolve on your device.
Disconnect your VPN
Since Error 73 pops up due to location issues, you can try disconnecting VPN for sometime and then selecting your location and then connecting it again.
Disable your Antivirus
Antivirus can also trigger Disney Plus Error 73 on Disney Plus and disrupt the services. If antivirus is creating issues, then you can try disabling it on your device.
To disable antivirus, follow the steps below:
- Go to settings on your device or system.
- Then Select ‘Update & Security’ and click Windows Security.
- Then select Virus and Threat Protection.
- Now click on Manage Settings or select Virus & Threat Protection Settings.
- Then switch off the real time protection.
Hopefully after following these steps you don’t witness Error 73.
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What to do if the above methods are not helpful in resolving Error 73 on your device?
Have you tried all the above methods and you are still facing the error? If so, then contact your internet service provider to check if there is an issue for their end. Ask your ISP if he has assigned you an incorrect IP address which is why Disney Plus is thinking that you are accessing it from a restricted location.
If you are a user from the location where Disney Plus is available, then contact Disney’s Customer Support. They will guide you on solving the issue and help you in enjoying uninterrupted service.
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Disney Plus Error 73: FAQs
What is Error 73?
Error 73 shows that you are accessing Disney Plus from a restricted location.
Is Disney Plus available in the UK?
Yes, Disney Plus is available in the UK.
Why do I get error 73?
This error pops up when you try to get access to Disney Plus from a location where it is not available.