Solve Blu-ray Player Won't Play Blu-ray Discs

"My Blu Ray player won't play some Blu-ray discs." What a common question, I believe that most of you have met some similar issues, right? So what the matter? Well, it all depends. Some are related to the Player itself, some are the related to the Blu-ray disc, some are related the firmware and so on. If your Blu-ray player has stopped working, welcome to read this article, here are several useful tips for you to solved this issue.


Method 1: Check the Blu-ray Player

Some issues are not difficult as we imagine. Somtimes, we just need to do little simple steps to resolve the Blu-ray disc playback issues on your Blu-ray Player, because there are many details can be ingored, just simple check and test, you can solve the issue.


(1) Reset the BD Player:

Remove the disc from the BD player > Turn off the BD player > Unplug the power cord of the BD player from the electrical outlet > Let the player remain without power for one minute > Plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet > Turn on the BD player > Insert the disc into the BD player.


(2) Make sure that the Parental Control settings are not set to "on"


(3) External connection is really important, check all physical connections between your Blu-ray player, TV and power supply for making sure that cables are properly connected and there is power on all of the devices.


Method 2: Check the Blu-ray Disc

(1) One of the possible reasons is that your Blu-ray player is unable to read discs. Check to make sure the inserted disc is clean and not scratched on the playing side. If so clean the surface of the disc or use an alternative Blu-ray disc to verify.


(2) Blu-ray discs have region code on them. If your Blu-ray Player can't play a good Blu-ray disc, you need to check the Blu-ray Region code on the disc. For example, all Samsung Blu-ray players purchased in Australia are region locked and can't be unlocked. Only Region B Blu-ray discs and Region 4 DVDs are compatible.


Blu-ray region code information:

Region A: This region covers all of North America, South America and South East Asia.
Region B: This encompasses Europe, Africa, Middle East, French territories and Greenland.
Region C: Region which covers the rest of the world including Russia, Asia, and China.


Method 3: Check the Blu-ray Firmware

If you the steps above doesn't work, then you need to play attention to the Blu-ray Firmware, because the Blu-ray is a dynamic format. It's essentially software (menus, etc. use a type of Java) so it requires up-to-date firmware to keep up-to-date with the latest blu-ray technology. There are many conditions will affect the Blu-ray firmware unstable or needed to update.


>> Every once in a while, just like when you update a program and something stops working right, there will be a bad software update.

>> Power off during update, or the update was otherwise interrupted while being applied it could do this.


You need to check to make sure if the latest firmware is installed on your Blu-ray player. If an older firmware is still running on your Blu-ray device then the it may not be able to detect contents with latest media formats and codecs. Then you need to see if there's an available update and update it. If not, contact Samsung serve support and get the new firmware for updating.


Method 4: Best Blu-ray Player Alternative

If all methods above still can not solve the "Blu-ray Player won't play Blu ray discs" problem, here we highly recommend you the fourth method which could solve the problem above with only 3 steps. Before we get to start, you have to prepare a super assistant - Pavtube ByteCopy | Mac. Its losscopy Blu-ray features make it more poweful than other competitors. To help you understand it in depth, we have listed them below.

  • Powerful ability to remove the Blu-ray region code A, region code B, region C, you also can remove the Blu-ray UOPs protection, BD+ protection, etc.
  • Allows you to import Blu-ray/DVD discs, Blu-ray/DVD folder, BD ISO image file, DVD IFO file, DVD ISO image file, so you don't need worry about your source any more.
  • This software allows you to lossless copy Blu-ray to Multi-track MKV format to help preserve Blu-ray 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound or other popular multi-track formats such as MP4, MKV, MOV for viewing on HD media players with multiple audio tracks and channels.
  • Massive copy options for you. You can 1:1 full disc copy Blu-ray movies with all the subtitle languages, audio tracks and chapter information well preserved, or only copy the main title without unwanted extras.
  • Rip and convert the Blu-ray to digital video formats, like the MP4, MOV, AVI, MKV, H.264, H.265 etc for iPhone X/8/7/6, Samsung Galaxy Note series, Game console, TVs, and more.
  • This feature-rich software also work as a proferssional video editor. With it, you can trim BD movies length, add external subtitles to it, replace or mute audio, extract subtitles from BD/DVD movies, and more.

Quick Guide to Copy Blu-ray With Best Blu-ray Player Alternative

Step 1. Load BD with this program

Install the best Blu-ray ripper on PC. then open it, click the "Load from Disc" icon to import the Blu-ray Disc. You also can load the BDMV folder by choosing the "Load from folder" from the dropdown list of "File", of course, you also can choose to load the ISO images too.


Step 2. Rip and Copy Blu-ray Disc

Option 1: You can choose the digital video formats from the Blu-ray movies which is small video size, easy to store and play, you just need to save the videos in USB and insert the USB to your Blu-ray Player, you can play the videos well. Best option: You can choose the "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV" format, then enter "Profile Settings" to preserve the chapter markers, audio streams, subtitle tracks.


Option 2: You also can click Computer button on the top of this software, this button will help you to copy the whole Blu-ray disc content, like: video chapters, subtitle, audio tracks, menu and navigation contents and so on.


Option 3: You even can copy the Blu-ray main title with fast speed: Navigate to "Format" > "Copy" > "Directly Copy".


Option 4: Click "Format" bar, you will see hundreds of video formats here. You can navigate to "HD Video" and select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)". And then adjust video parameters including video codec, resolution, bit rate, audio codec, channels and more.


Step 3. Start the Blu-ray conversion

When you choose any way you like, you just need to do one: Click the Convert button on the main interface to start the Blu-ray conversion. Wait for a while, you can get the new converted Blu-ray without region code. Now you can watch the Blu-ray movies anywhere as you like.