What should I do if Chrome is not responding over Android devices?

Google chrome is a meteoric, easy to use and secure browser designed for android.But sometimes chrome stop working on android. There may be a number of reasons for chrome not working on android includes unavailability of antivirus softwares, overloading or due to cache issue.


If chrome crashes or won’t open then error messages are displayed like-

Proxy error in google chrome:


This web page is not available:




How to fix if Chrome is not responding on Android devices?

In order to fix the common chrome crashes we need to carry out  certain steps like

Step 1: Closing other tabs and apps to reduce the burden.

Sometimes it happens that our phone run out of space and the site can not be loaded while running the applications. Quitting other applications and running  programs do free some memory.

Step 2: Restart the chrome.

Sometimes chrome not working on android due to data packets get stuck and cache throttle creates the congestion problem and don’t let the application to work properly.


Troubleshoot the Chrome crash problem:

  1. If you face any problem while opening a web page then you need to figure out whether this is a problem with web page or with chrome. For this try opening the web page in other browser like firefox or safari.

  2. If it works well in other browser then you need to uninstall and then reinstall the chrome  to overcome some profile issues.

  3. Uninstall the chrome by deleting all browsing data

  4. Then reinstall chrome

If the web page does not open in another browser as well then there could be the problem with network or the website itself.


Chrome on Android does not open PDF files:

A chrome pdf file can be opened using  chrome pdf viewer. Chrome pdf viewer is a plug-in which is not supported by an android. Chrome has the ability to read PDF files on the desktop version of plug-ins so it can be easily read on windows or linux.


If the Chrome won’t display the search results on Android:

Sometimes we came to face the problems like chrome won’t display the results for what we are seeking. In this situation we can troubleshoot the problem by following certain steps in our android phones.

  1. Go to the menu bar and select Setting / Applications option.

  2. Select the “ALL” tab and then proceed to clear the cache from the application.

  3. Select the GOOGLE SEARCH / “CLEAR DATA” and “CLEAR CACHE” application. Then select “DOWNLOAD MANAGER” / “CLEAR DATA” and “CLEAR CACHE” .

Once you clear the cache data of the application, problems related to it will it be solved.

In case of chrome not working on android devices, following steps can be carried out to report an issue:

  1. Go to the search page of google

  2. On scrolling down to the bottom of results page, there is a feedback option.

  3. Tap on feedback .

  4. You can give the description of your issue which may include the screenshot of the related problem or the web page appearing on the browser containing error.

  5. Click send button.

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