One of the most frustrating errors on any computer must be ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on the Chrome browser. If you are facing this error on Google Chrome browser while visiting Facebook, Youtube, Gmail or some other sites like Reddit, Tumblr, Wikipedia, and Dropbox, you try the methods in this article to fix it. In this tutorial, I am going to show you a few useful solutions how to fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on your Google Chrome browser.
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How To Fix Err_SPDY_Protocol_Error On Google Chrome
Solution 1: Using Flushing SPDY Sockets in Chrome Browser
This is one of the best easy and simple methods to fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on Chrome browser. To do that, follow these steps:
Step 1. First of all, you copy:
Step 2. Then you paste it into the address bar of Chrome browser and hit Enter.
Step 3. Finally, you just click on the Flush socket pools button to fix the Err_SPDY_Protocol_Error error on Chrome.
or you can also copy:
and paste it into your Chrome address bar and hit Enter. Then you right-click on the drop-down menu at the top-right of windows and click Flush Sockets.
Solution 2: Clear All Cache and Cookies
You should be able to fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on Chrome browser by removing all cached files and cookies on your Google browser. To do that, follow these steps:
You type chrome://settings/clearBrowserData in the address bar then tap Enter.
Now you need to select options as picture below, then click on the Clear browsing data button. All done.
Solution 3: Flush DNS Cache and Renew IP Address
If you want to fix ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR on Chrome browser, you need to flush the DNS cache and renew the IP address.
Step 1. You launch Command Prompt as Administrator.
Step 2. In Command Prompt, you type ipconfig /flushdns and tap Enter.
Step 3. Next type ipconfig /renew in Command Prompt and tap Enter.
Solution 4: For Avast Antivirus Users
If your computer has installed Avast Antivirus software then you can try to add the websites giving you this issue to your Avast exclusion list. To do that, follow these steps:
Step 1. You open Avast GUI > Settings > Active Protection.
Step 2. Then you click on Customize for Web Shield.
Step 3. Now you just add website addresses one by one under ‘URLs to exclude:’ section.
Hope this tutorial can help you fix Err_SPDY_Protocol_Error on Google Chrome browser. If you have any other Windows 10 related errors you can check for the solution in my Windows 10 tips section.