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How to Fix Pinterest not Working on Chrome?

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How to Fix Pinterest not Working on Chrome?

Pinterest is one of the great social networking places to share your pictures, videos, and many artworks. Some users say that they face issues while trying to access Pinterest on Google Chrome.

Such users are suggested to follow the steps outlined below to overcome this problem:

 

Source – https://gbmcafee.com/how-to-fix-pinterest-not-working-on-chrome/

Disable Hardware Acceleration

The users must start by disabling any hardware acceleration using the steps given below:

  1. Start Google Chrome, and select the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper right side of the window.
  2. Then choose the option of Settings.
  3. Then select the ‘Advanced” option present at the lower side of the screen of Settings.
  4. You will see a System option on your window.
  5. Thereafter, disable the option of ‘Use hardware acceleration’ through the menu in the System.
  6. Find the Relaunch button and click on it.
  7. Google Chrome will reboot. Now try navigating to Pinterest again.

Restore Chrome Settings

Users can also try restoring their Chrome settings to get rid of this issue. Here’s how:

  1. Launch Google Chrome and select the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper right side of the screen.
  2. Then choose the button of Advanced at the lower side of the screen.
  3. You will see an option of ‘Reset and Clean up’ in the options.
  4. After that, select the Restore Settings to its standard option of Defaults beneath the Reset option and choose the option of Clean up.
  5. You will see a confirmation prompt and select the Reset settings to proceed.
  6. Now, reboot the Chrome.

Remove Cookies and Cache

Users can get rid of cache and cookies that may be cluttering their browser. Following are the steps to clear your cache or cookies:

  1. Start by launching Google Chrome on your system.
  2. After that, select the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper side of the screen.
  3. Select the option of More Tools.
  4. You have to choose the ‘Clear browsing data’ option via a menu option.
  5. A dialog section will show on your screen.
  6. Then click on the ‘All-time option’ present in the Time Range.
  7. Beneath the Advanced section, select the box of Browsing history, Cookies and Site data, files, and Cached images.
  8. Then choose the button of Clear Data.
  9. Once you finish the instructions, each cookie and cache will be removed.

Turn off Extensions

Here are some steps to turn off Chrome extension:

  1. Firstly, launch Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. Afterward, tap on the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper right side of the window.
  3. Then choose the option of More Tools.
  4. You should click on the Extensions through the fresh menu that appears.
  5. You will find all the added extensions in a list form on the browser screen.
  6. Select the button of Remove beneath the extension you would like to delete that specific extension from the browser.
  7. Now, delete all the additional extensions.

Update the Chrome

An outdated Chrome browser could be the reason why you cannot access Pinterest. Update it in the following ways:

  1. Invoke the Google Chrome app.
  2. Then select the vertical ellipsis menu icon at the upper right side of the window.
  3. In case you will see any update, click on and select the option of ‘Update Google Chrome.’
  4. Later, the browser will begin upgrading.
  5. Once you finish the process, reboot the browser.

Conclusion

This post will come handy in fixing any issues with Pinterest that you may face while browsing through Chrome. We hope it helps!

Richard Branson is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cybersecurity. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs, and websites.

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