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Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined
This keeps happening when I open Friends & Chat. Anyone else experience this?
Originally posted by DM | Kiwi:
I have a temporary fix, at least it works for me, since the refresh button does not solve the problem at 100%, I do the following steps:

1. I go to my profile
2. Open the friends list
3. Open the profile of a random friend
4. I click "send message"
5. Then click "Refresh" in the chat window

And it actually works for me, of course it's not meant to be a definitive solution :winter2019sadsnowman:
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Ya same here. If no fix happens I might reinstall the steam client.
ZAPHNIE Sep 15 @ 5:06pm 
Same re-installing doesn't work. I can't play any games with friends because of it. Started about 30 min ago.

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Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined
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Dragon Sep 15 @ 5:14pm 
Exact same error and error code here. However, I do have a workaround for it.
Open a browser and log into Steam.
Once logged in, click "Chat" at the top of the webpage.
Your friends list and chat will open there.
Unfortunately, this means that your system has to run a web browser in addition to your games and such.

Same thing here
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Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined
Algo Sep 15 @ 5:20pm 
Same issue, started today,

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Other notes: Big Picture chat seems to work fine, mobile chat on my phone is still working.
Algo Sep 15 @ 5:48pm 
I'm not sure why, but it was fixed for a few minutes, and when noticed it was no longer using docked chat in friends list, I changed it, and then it broke again... so might be related?

Not sure if there is any way to change that setting else where in that application without the friends list.
Glad to know I'm not the only one experiencing the issue. Hopefully there will be an update to correct it shortly.
same here, started about 1.5 hours ago

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Bongo Sep 15 @ 7:29pm 
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Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined
Experiencing the same issue.

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Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined"

Restarted steam multiple times, restarted computer, updated steam to their current beta update, even tried clearing cache and cookies in Steam Web Browser settings just in case and still no dice.
Mr. Javi Sep 15 @ 7:57pm 
Error Reference: Chat_6095080_4ae0dbaae75b0f43
Cannot read property 'IsBroadcast' of undefined

Yes
Sounds to me like a server-side issue. That means distributing a client patch won't be necessary, we'll just have to wait for them to resolve the issue on their end. Hopefully something will be announced soon, because this is a pretty ground breaking issue.
Mr. Javi Sep 15 @ 8:08pm 
I just solved it by receiving a message.ffff
same issue here
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