How To Fix 'ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS' Chrome Error Message
How To Fix 'ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS' Chrome Error Message

Recently we have received multiple messages from visitors regarding ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message. Users are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message while visiting their favorite website. So, if you are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ you can follow some of the simple methods given in the article.

Previously, on Techviral, we have shared lots of articles covering tutorials to fix different type of web browser errors. While web browsing, users can come across different type of errors like ‘err_cert_authority_invalid’, “‘err_file_not_found’, etc. These errors usually occur on the Chrome browser, and they can ruin your web browsing experience.

The reason why we are talking about Chrome errors is that recently we have received multiple messages from visitors regarding ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message. Users are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message while visiting their favorite website.

So, if you are also getting the same error message while visiting any website, then you are not alone. The error occurs when users were redirected to the new URL but unfortunately fall into an infinite redirect loop.

In simple words, the reason why you are stuck in this redirect loop can be the problem of the server side or of the end user. Webmasters usually deal with the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message while installing SSL Certificates. However, in some cases its seen that users get the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message even when the issue had been fixed from the server side.

How To Fix ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ Chrome Error Message

This happens due to the aggressive caching process of the Chrome web browser, which loads the old content again and again. So, if you are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ you can follow some of the simple methods given below.

#1 Check With Other Browsers

Check With Other Browsers
Check With Other Browsers

If you are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message on Chrome browser, then open the same URL using other browsers. If the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error occurs in other browsers as well, then the problem might be from the server side. In that case, you need to wait for a few minutes or hours until webmasters fix the issue.

#2 Clear Your Browser Data

Clear Your Browser Data
Clear Your Browser Data

If the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ occurs only on Google Chrome browser, then you need to clear the browsing data. Browsing data like browsing cache, cookies, history, etc. can contain faulty files which lead to ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message. So, clear the browser data and check whether you still get the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message or not.

To clear chrome data, type in ‘chrome://settings’ in the address bar and press Enter. Now click on ‘Show Advanced Settings’ and then click on ‘Clear Browsing Data’.

#3 Check The Extensions

Check The Extensions
Check The Extensions

Malicious browser extensions often redirect users to webpages which are full of ads and malicious contents. So, if you are getting the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ after installing a new browser extension, then you need to remove it immediately. Just open a new tab and on the address bar enter ‘chrome://extensions’. It will open the Extension manager from where you can enable or disable extensions.

#4 Check the System Time and Date

Check the System Time and Date
Check the System Time and Date

Web browser errors like ‘err_cert_authority_invalid’, ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’, etc also occurs due to incorrect date & time settings. Wrong date and time settings create incompatibility issues between the System clock and SSL Validation, which triggers different types of error messages. So, make sure to check the date and time settings before blaming the web browser. Right click on the Taskbar and select ‘Adjust Date & Time’. From there, make the appropriate changes and restart the computer.

So, these are the four best methods to fix the ‘ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS’ error message from Chrome browser. If you know any other methods to fix the error, let us know in the comment box below.



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