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Opensea not working on Chrome: 6 Fixes

Opensea is a fine NFT platform as Chrome is a browser, but at times these two tend not to work so well together. Lately, people have complained about Opensea not working on Chrome, especially on Mac.

Here we’ve discussed what might be causing Opensea to not work on Chrome and six ways you can fix the issue.


Why is Opensea not working on Chrome?

One of the primary reasons for Opensea not working on Chrome is an outdated macOS version. Older software versions can often cause issues when running new browser versions. So if you’re facing issues with Opensea on Chrome in Windows, it could also be due to an outdated OS.

Opensea not working on Chrome can also be caused due to browser extensions, outdated Chrome version or the cache and cookies.

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How to fix the Opensea error on Chrome?

Here are six ways to fix the Opensea not working on Chrome issue.

Update operating system

One of the first things you should do to fix the issue is update your device’s OS. Follow the steps mentioned below to update macOS.:

Step 1: Click on the Apple logo on the top left corner of your system and click on About This Mac.

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Step 2: Click on Software Update.

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Step 3: Click on Update Now.

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Check for updates

Similar to how an outdated OS can cause issues with the smooth functioning of browsers installed, an outdated browser version can also cause issues with running newer versions of the website. So, updating the browser should be next on your priority list.

If the issue is in the browser itself, developers might release an update to fix the problem. Regardless, you should always ensure you’ve got the latest version of the browser installed to avoid running into issues that could otherwise be avoided. 

Head over to chrome://settings/help and make sure you’re on the latest update. If you’re not, update immediately and try again.

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Now restart the browser and try visiting Opensea again. This should fix the Opensea not working on Chrome issue.

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Clear your browser’s data

If an updated OS didn’t help fix the issue, clearing your Chrome’s cache and cookies might. Corrupt files in your cache or otherwise can cause this error as well. Clear them out to see if you can fix the Opensea not working on Chrome issue.

Step 1: Type in chrome://settings/clearBrowserData in your browser’s address bar and hit Enter.

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Step 2: Select the cache and cookies options and ensure the Time range is set to All time. Click on the Clear now button to clear out all the data. 

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Now restart the browser and try again.


Reset your browser

Resetting Chrome can fix bugs and glitches. 

Step 1: Head over to chrome://settings/reset. Click on Restore settings to their original defaults.

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Step 2: Chrome will show you a warning prompt. Click on Reset Settings, and your browser will reset to default settings. 

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Disable browser extensions 

As mentioned above, browser extensions can often cause issues with the smooth functioning of websites, which might be why Opensea isn’t working on Chrome for you.

Head over to chrome://extensions and try disabling all your extensions to check if the browser starts functioning again. If it does, enable them one by one until you have the Opensea working correctly again.

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If a malfunctioning extension is causing Opensea to misbehave, you will have to run the two extensions in separate browser sessions or disable the malfunctioning one altogether to get Opensea to work on Chrome.


Clear the DNS Cache of your browser

A buggy DNS cache can sometimes redirect your browser to the wrong site and cause the error. You can try clearing Chrome’s DNS cache to see if the issue gets resolved. 

Step 1: Fire up Chrome and head to chrome://net-internals/#dns.

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Step 2: Click on the Clear host cache button to clear out your DNS cache. 

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Restart the browser and try to access Opensea again. 


Did we miss out on a method that helped you fix the Opensea not working on Chrome issue? Please mention it in the comments below to help our readers.

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