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This tutorial is about how to fix the "Google Sheets not loading in Chrome" issue. We will do our best to make you understand this guide. Hope you like this blog on How to fix the 'Google Sheets not loading in Chrome' issue. If your answer is yes, please share it with your friends after reading this. The problem almost always comes from the end of Chrome, and we will show you six (6) different solutions to the problem in this guide.

1. Check your connection

Make sure your internet connection is working properly. If you get disconnected often or have low bandwidth issues, here are some quick tips that might help:
  • Reboot your modem
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  • Disconnect your network device(s) if you haven't done so in a long time
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  • If you are using a wireless connection, switch to a wired connection if possible
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  • If there are multiple devices using the same Internet connection, disconnect them while using Google Sheets.
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2. Update your browser and disable your extensions

Running outdated browser versions may break certain features of Google Sheets. If you haven't updated your browser in a while, don't be surprised if Google Sheets isn't working.
  • Install the latest version of the browser on your computer and check if this solution solved the problem.
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  • If not, try disabling all your browser extensions. It seems that ad blockers and PDF extensions can sometimes break Google Sheets.
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  • If the problem goes away after disabling your extensions, start re-enabling them one by one to identify the problematic extension and completely uninstall it.
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3. Clear your cache and cookies

In addition to your extensions, your browser's cache and cookies can also cause various crashes in Google Sheets. That's why clearing your cache and cookies is what you need to do next.
  • If you use Chrome or other Chromium-based browsers, click the menu icon and History. Then select Clear browsing data.
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  • Select the time range and the type of data you want to clear (cache and cookies) and press the Clear data button.
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4. Try incognito mode

Some users confirmed that enabling incognito mode (or private browsing) helped them avoid Google Sheets loading issues.
To enable private browsing, click your browser's menu icon and select New incognito mode or Private browsing (depending on the browser you're using).
Incognito mode makes your browser work differently and doesn't leave as many traces as normal mode. Your browsing history will not be stored and third-party cookies will be blocked.

5. Restart or reinstall your browser

If the problem persists, try resetting your browser to default settings. Please note that by doing this you will lose your current settings. But your passwords and bookmarks will remain.
To reset your browser, go to Settings, type reset in the search box, and select Restore settings to their original defaults.

6. Use another browser

If nothing worked, you can switch to a different browser. If Google sheets not working in your current browser, you should be able to use it in a different browser.
Posted 14 Apr 2022

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