ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED usually pop up when you try to log on to your website and web page not available at that moment. It basically occurs because of your DNS issues. Google Chrome error mostly indicates that your domain name cannot be resolved so the website cannot be open. It can occur because of a number of causes such as configuration problem, Google chrome browser cache and the website you are trying to open may be down.
How to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED Error in Chrome
It mainly depends on which cause built it, by using an appropriate solution will help you to fix an error quickly. Try all below-mentioned matter for sure, there is no harm.
1. Clear Google Chrome Host cache and browsing
All the records of browsing data, page visits, website links, past browsing sessions and name of the websites saved in browsing history.
Other private elements such as cache files, cookies and save passwords etc are also saved during your browsing. All these results show in the speed of the browser and show pop up ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED.
To resolve this issue, clear Google chrome’s browsing data cache, by clicking on three dots on the right side of your top of the search bar, select “More tools” and then click on “Clear browsing data”. You can also press “Ctrl+shift+del” access directly on the “clear browsing data” option.
Now, in clear browsing data, you have to click on which you want to remove from your google chrome browsing. Select Browsing history, cookies and other site data & catch images & files. Now click on Blue button “Clear Data”.
Restart your browser, Google Chrome and see if the issue is resolved or not.
Still, you’re facing the error, now click on Google chrome or a new incognito window. Now click on three dots that visible on the top right corner of the search bar. Also, you can press the keys “Ctrl+Shift+N” to open a new incognito window directly.
Open new incognito window, and click on the address bar and start typing “chrome://net-internals/#dns” press “Enter”. Go to the “DNS” option showing on the left side, select “clear host cache”.
2. Update your DNS Server
Many experts suggest this method to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED which usually pop up when you try to log on to your website and web page not available at the moment. The DNS service and servers are owned by google. It works as recursive servers who provide domain name resolutions for any website hosting. We usually recommend using Google DNS for fast and secure uses. Also by updating your DNS services you can easily fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED.
To switch your DNS Server to Google’s DNS server, Open your Network settings, now make a right-click on the start menu and click on “Network connections” now go to the setting and make a click on Network & Internet.
In the network & internet column bar choose connection type showing on the left side and then make a click on “change adapter option” visible on the right side of the window.
Now click “Network connection” and choose option “properties”.Click on “Internet protocol version 4” and choose option “properties” visible on the below right side of the column.
Now one window will open with the option “Properties” you have to choose “use the following DNS servers addresses” now two bar will open one is Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server.
Put 188.8.131.52 in the preferred DNS server and 184.108.40.206 in the alternative DNS server. Save the changes by clicking on the SAVE button. Now restart your computer and check whether it is fixed or not.
3. Disable Predict Network Action
There is a function name Prediction Service in Google Chrome feature. It helps to improve speed up page loads time by predicting network actions.
Sometime, if we disable this feature of chrome than it will help to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED issue.
To try this option, open your google chrome setting by clicking on three dots visible in the upper right side. Now scroll to the bottom options and make a click on the “advanced” option.
Now you can see the “privacy and security” section and find “use prediction service to load pages more quickly”. If this option is on then click and turn off this option. But if you can’t find this option, then disable “preload pages for faster browsing and searching” visible on the page.
4. Restart your Router
This is one of the easiest ways to fix the ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED issue. It takes just 5 minutes and your problem get resolved without any theory. What you have to do is. Go and press the power button until your router shuts down and all the lights go off.
Now wait for several minutes like 2-3 minutes and turn on your router. And now check if issues are resolved or not.
You can also disable the VPN to fix the issue. I hope all the above mentioned help you to fix ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED on your Android, Windows or Mac.