How To Fix Discord Not Loading In Chrome Browser

Discord’s web version is unquestionably a smart move if you want to save some space on your PC. It also saves you from updating and maintaining your system but using the web version of Discord has its flaws.

Most of the time Discord on Google Chrome or other Windows desktop apps won’t get past the connecting screen. Sometimes Discord doesn’t seem to want to load images, videos, or emotes on the Chrome Browser using extensions.

If Discord does not load in Chrome instead takes longer than streaming YouTube. Then we have come up with the fixes that you can apply easily and quickly.

How To Fix Discord Not Loading In Chrome

Apply the below-mentioned fixes to solve the Discord not loading images on the Chrome browser.

Fix 1. Check the Server Status of Discord

Before moving towards any fix, you need to make sure that there’s no problem with Discord servers. To verify this you need to go to the official Discord server status page.

Fix 2. Restart Google Chrome

If there is no Discord server issue then you need to restart the Google Chrome browser. You just need to open the Task Manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC) application, find Google Chrome, and hit the END TASK button. Now relaunch Discord and see if it’s now loading.

Fix 3. Turn Off Hardware Acceleration

Try to disable hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome to mitigate this issue. You only disable Google Chrome because the option is not available for the Discord web version.

Disabling Hardware Acceleration in Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Click on the three dots at the upper right and go to Settings
  • In the Settings search box on top, type in “hardware” and disable Use hardware acceleration when available
Turn Off Hardware Acceleration in Google Chrome

Restart Google Chrome and check for the problem

Fix 4. Clear Chrome browsing history and Cache

If you can’t still run Discord in Chrome, then you need to delete the browsing history and refresh its cache.

Below are the steps to clear the cache in Google Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome
  • Click on the three dots in the upper right
  • Click on Settings
  • Go to the Privacy and Security section and click on Clear browsing data.
  • Select your preferred time range. We recommend that you select All Time for this
  • Make sure to select the box for Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files.
  • Click on Clear data
Clear Chrome browsing history and Cache
  • Restart Chrome and check for the Twitch buffering issue again

Fix 5. Reset Google Chrome

Resetting Google Chrome is returning the browser to its default settings, which would help to get rid of bugs.

Here’s how you can apply this fix:

  • Open the Google Chrome browser
  • Click on the three dots in the upper right
  • Select Settings
  • Scroll down to Advanced
  • Select Restore settings to their original defaults
  • Click the Reset settings button
  • Open Discord on Chrome and check for the problem

Fix 6. Disable VPN or Proxy server

If you are using a VPN or proxy server, so you should disable the VPN or proxy to get rid of this issue. After disabling VPN now check whether Discord is loading in Chrome or not.