[Fixed] This content isn’t available right now on Facebook

Matthew Adams
by Matthew Adams
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  • Users can't view Facebook pages when the This content isn’t available right now error arises.
  • To fix this issue easily, check if the Facebook servers are up and running, and follow the next steps.
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The Content isn’t available right now error is a common issue for Facebook users. That issue arises for some users when they try to view certain Facebook profile pages.

Consequently, they can’t view the FB pages the error arises for. If some of your own Facebook pages display the content isn’t available error message, you might be able to fix them with the resolutions below.

How can I fix Facebook’s content isn’t available page error?

1. Check if the Facebook servers are down

Downdetector page facebook this content isn't available right now

There might be a server issue when Facebook doesn’t display pages. To check if there’s an FB server issue, open the Downdetector page for Facebook.

If that page says there’s an FB outage, wait a day or two.


2. Log out and back into your FB account

Account button facebook this content isn't available right now

If the FB servers aren’t experiencing issues, click the Account button at the top right of Facebook.

Select the Log out option. Then log back into FB again, and try opening the page the issue arises for.


3. Publish the page

  1. To check if your FB page is actually published, click Settings at the top right of the page the issue arises for.
  2. Click General on the left of Settings.
  3. If the page isn’t published, click Edit for the Page Visibility option.
    Page Visibility facebook this content isn't available right now
  4. Select the Page published option.
  5. Click the Save Changes button.

4. Remove geographical restrictions for the page

  1. Scroll down to Country Restrictions on the General tab that includes the Page Visibility settings.
  2. Click Edit for Country Restrictions.
  3. Delete the countries the page restrictions are for.
    Country Restrictions facebook this content isn't available right now
  4. Click the Save Changes button.

5. Select the Allow search engines outside Facebook option

  1. Click Facebook‘s Account button.
  2. Select Settings & privacy > Settings to open further options.
  3. Next, click Privacy on the left of Settings.
  4. Click Edit for the Do you want search engines outside of Facebook to link to your Profile? option.
    Privacy tab facebook this content isn't available right now
  5. Check the Allow search engines outside of Facebook to link to your Profile option if it’s not selected.
    Allow search engines outside of Facebook option facebook this content isn't available right now
  6. Click the Close option.

6. Unblock users

  1. Click FaceBook’s Accounts button > Settings & privacy > Settings.
  2. Select the Blocking tab.
    Block user settings facebook this content isn't available right now
  3. Click Unblock beside blocked users listed within the Block users section.

Note that the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and the 6th solution can only be applied by admin for the Facebook page.

If a contact’s Facebook page displays the content isn’t available error message, you’ll need to ask the admin for that page to apply those fixes.


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