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How to Fix “Data is underreported for some dates” on YouTube

Are you getting a “Views: Data is underreported for some dates” on YouTube Studio?

If you are, you won’t be able to see accurate data for your content.

Specifically, the number of views for each of your videos will not be accurate.

The error message occurs in the Analytics > Overview > Views section on the app.

Many YouTubers are reporting about the issue in the YouTube community.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “Views: Data is underreported for some dates” on YouTube Studio.

Why is data underreported for some dates on YouTube Studio?

Data is underreported for some dates on YouTube Studio because it can take up to a week to be updated.

In addition, watch time that you earned before 365 days will not count towards monetization.

Consequently, you might gain and lose watch hours simultaneously.

In some cases, YouTube analytics might be down and you need to wait for YouTube to fix it.

To check if YouTube analytics are down, follow @TeamYouTube on 𝕏 and view their latest posts/replies.

How to fix “Data is underreported for some dates” on YouTube

If you’re facing the “Data is underreported for some dates” error on YouTube, it means that YouTube analytics is most likely down.

If YouTube analytics is down, you need to wait until YouTube fixes the issue on their end.

YouTube typically takes between 24 and 48 hours to fix the reporting issue in YouTube Studio.

In the meantime, you can try clearing your browser’s cache/cookies, restarting the YouTube Studio app, or logging out and logging in to your account.

Fix 1: Clear your browser’s cache

  • Chrome: Three dots > More tools > Clear browsing data > Select a time range (e.g. last 7 days) > Clear data.
  • Microsoft Edge: Three dots > Settings > Privacy, search, and services > Choose what to clear > Select a time range (e.g. last 7 days) > Clear now.
  • Firefox: Menu > Settings > Privacy & Security > Clear Data > Clear.

Note: After you’ve cleared your browser’s cache, log out of YouTube Studio, log back in, and check if the views are back to normal.

Fix 2: Restart the YouTube Studio app

  • iPhone: Swipe up from the bottom of your screen > Scroll to the YouTube Studio app > Swipe up to close it > Reopen the YouTube Studio app.
  • Android: Swipe up from the bottom to the middle of the screen > Pause and release > Scroll to the YouTube Studio app > Swipe up to close it > Reopen the YouTube Studio app.

Note: After you’ve restarted the YouTube Studio app, open it, and check if the views are back to normal.

Fix 3: Update the YouTube Studio app

  • iPhone: Open the App Store > Search for “YouTube Studio” > Select it > Tap on “Update”.
  • Android: Open the Google Play Store > Search for “YouTube Studio” > Select it > Tap on “Update”.

Note: After you’ve updated the YouTube Studio app, open it, and check if the views are back to normal.

Fix 4: Wait for YouTube to fix the issue

  • Check if YouTube Studio is down by following @TeamYouTube on 𝕏 and viewing their latest posts/replies.
  • If the data for video views are down, you need to wait for YouTube to fix the issue.
  • YouTube typically takes between 24 and 48 hours to fix the reporting issue in YouTube Studio.

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