ERR_NAME _NOT_RESOLVED_ How To Fix This Error In Google Chrome_

ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED: How To Fix This Error In Google Chrome?


The ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Google Chrome error appears when you are trying to log on to a website and the website (or websites) cannot be opened. In other words, there is a DNS resolution problem which means the domain name cannot be resolved.


There are a number of causes such as configuration problems on your computer or Google Chrome browser, or the website you are trying to visit might be down and cannot be accessed. 

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How To Fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Error in Google Chrome?

To fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED we have 4 troubleshooting methods given below:

Method 1: Clear Browser Cookies and Cache

 It can happen that incorrect and corrupted cached files might be the culprit for the Chrome error. So It’s recommended to clear the browsing data by following the steps given below:

clear your browsers cache and cookies
  • Open your Google Chrome Browser
  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete
  • Set the time range to All time
  • Now select the cookies and other sites data and cached and image files options
  • Click on the Clear Data button to clear your browsers cookies and cache data

Method 2: Use Google Public DNS

Using Google Public DNS means you are changing your DNS “switchboard” operator from your ISP to Google Public DNS. So follow the steps given-below in order to use it

  • Go to search bar type Control Panel and click on it to open
  • Open Control Panel and click on Network and Sharing Center option
  • On the left side of the window click on Change Adapter Settings
  • Select your Wi-fi then double-click on it and choose Properties
  • Now select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/Ipv4) and click on Properties
use google public dns 1
  • Tick on “Use the following DNS server address” and type the following
use google public dns 2

Preferred DNS server:

Alternate DNS server:

  • Lastly, close everything and click on OK

Method 3: Flush and Renew your DNS

Flushing and renewing DNS is a very good way to fix the ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error. This method is quite easy to perform and it is very effective.

  • Go to search bar and type “cmd
  • Right-click on the Command Prompt and click on Run as administrator
  • If prompted to give permission to the app then click on YES
  • Open Command Prompt window and type the following things given below:
    • ipconfig /release
    • ipconfig /renew
    • ipconfig /flushdns
  • Close the Command Prompt and restart your computer.

Method 4: Disable Prediction Services and Clear Google Chrome Hosts cache

Disabling Prediction Services and then Clearing your Google Chrome Host’s Cache will help you to fix your error and it will help you to load your pages easily. So follow the steps given below:

  • Open your Google Chrome Browser
  • Click on 3 vertical dots on the upper right corner of the screen
  • Click on Settings
  • Scroll down to the bottom and click on Advanced
  • In the Privacy, section uncheck Use a prediction service to load pages more quickly option
disable prediction services
  • Once done type chrome://net-internals/#dns in the Address bar and press Enter
  • Click on Clear Host Cache and restart chrome
clear host cache
  • Lastly, your issue will be solved


So these are 4 troubleshooting methods to solve your ERR_NAME_RESOLVED error in Google Chrome. Try these methods and if the problems still persist then contact Google Support to resolve your error

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