Despite being one of the most widely used web browsers, Google Chrome has bugs. The only thing left once the browser finishes loading photos is the image’s alternative text.
While this could lessen distraction, you might overlook illustrations or other visual explanations. Therefore, we have created a brief tutorial that you may follow to solve this issue. Go on reading.
First, upgrade Chrome
You can encounter a variety of issues, such as the browser failing to load photos, if you are using an older version of Google Chrome. While Chrome automatically updates, you may update it manually to give it a chance to resolve issues and make sure you don’t miss any new features.
Click the three dots in the top-right corner of the screen to upgrade your browser. Go to Help > About Google Chrome after that. Chrome will show the “Chrome is up to date” message or apply any new updates that are available.
2. Be discrete
It might prevent pictures from loading if a browser extension conflicts with it. Use incognito mode to try this the most effectively. Press Ctrl + Shift + N to open the three-dot menu and choose New Incognito window.
You need to have a look at the installed extensions if Chrome loads pictures. You may remove all extensions and then add them back one at a time. In this approach, you may identify the extension that stops Chrome from correctly showing photos.
You can make your own Google Chrome extension if you need to disable one that you often use and can’t locate a substitute.
3. Verify the Site Settings in Chrome.
By looking at Chrome settings, we’ll continue troubleshooting the issue. There’s a risk you unintentionally modified the privacy settings if you notice broken picture icons.
Checking this out is as follows:
- Go to Settings in Chrome’s menu by opening it.
- Click Security and privacy in the left pane.
- Select Images from Site Settings.
- Select the Sites can show pictures option under Default behavior.
- Additionally, make sure you haven’t added any websites to the “Not permitted to show pictures” list under the Customized behaviors area.
- Visit chrome:/settings.
- Go to Site Settings > Privacy and Security.
- Make sure Chrome displays pictures.
5. Delete Data from Chrome’s Cache
The majority of browsers employ cache information to speed up loading. However, if this data is compromised in any way, the browser may be rendered useless. So it’s worthwhile to try emptying your browser’s cache to solve your issue.
6. Change the Data Folder’s name
Images could have stopped loading in Chrome due of damaged files in the data folder. Renaming the current data folder to cause Chrome to generate a new one is the simplest solution.
Pressing the Windows key and R will open the Run dialogue box if you are running Windows 10. Enter the command %update%. Go to Google > Chrome > User Data next. Find and rename the Default folder there.
Although it might be challenging to pinpoint the exact cause of file corruption, you should examine your whole system for damaged or corrupted files if the problem persists.
Restart Google Chrome 7.
It’s time to restart Chrome if you’ve done everything and it’s still having trouble loading pictures. By doing that, you will eliminate all extensions, cache, and history. Your bookmarks and passwords will be preserved by Chrome, so you won’t have to worry about losing access to vital websites.
This is how to restart Chrome:
- open the Chrome:/settings page.
- From the left pane, select Reset and clear up.
- Click Reset settings > Restore settings to their default values.
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