What Is 403 Error?

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The 403 Forbidden error means that your browser thinks you don’t have permission lớn view the website page or internet resource at the address you’ve specified. Running into this will probably come as a surprise, unless you’re a hacker. 

Try the following simple quick fixes to lớn resolve this error.

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Quick Fixes:

Refresh: Press Ctrl-F5 or click on the refresh button. Often an error lượt thích this is just a small glitch that’s gone by the time you refresh the page.Mistyped URL: Make sure the URL is 100% correct & doesn’t kết thúc with a forward-slash, but rather with another resource extension such as “.html” or “.com.” This error can happen when you’ve typed an address for a resource that does exist (so you won’t get a 404) but that normal users should not have access to. For example, you might be trying lớn access a directory of pages rather than a page itself.
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Try a different device or connection: Try lớn access the same site from a different device, but on the same network where you got the error first. If you get the error again, try switching to lớn a different mạng internet connection to see if the problem is due to your network hardware or mạng internet connection.You’ve been logged out: A 403 may happen because you’re trying lớn access a URL from your browsing history from when you were previously logged into the site, but that login session has timed out. Go back khổng lồ the login page for the site, log in & then navigate to that resource again.

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Try Using Incognito Mode (or Clear Cookies)

A 403 forbidden error on Google Chrome can be related khổng lồ information that your browser has stored about you locally. If that information has become corrupt or is incorrect, you may be denied access. By using Chrome’s incognito mode, you temporarily deny access to lớn that information from the server. 


If locally stored information was the problem, the site should now work. If it doesn’t work, you may want to lớn clear your browser cache.

Note: If you clear out your cookies & site data you’ll have khổng lồ log in lớn every other service you use!

Select Settings.Select Clear browsing data.
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Could It Be the Site Itself?

Use a site like Down Detector or Is It Down Right Now? to lớn see if there is an issue with the site. 

You can also research social truyền thông to see if users from certain regions or those using particular ISPs are getting the 403 forbidden error.It may also be worth contacting the site operator themselves. Sometimes a misconfiguration during a trang web update occurs & they may have not noticed, especially if they are a smaller company. If you’re trying khổng lồ access the site of a large company, you can probably just send a message to lớn their customer service department. 

If All Else Fails, điện thoại tư vấn Your ISP

Sometimes your entire ISP may be denied access & not just you. Remember that your ISP is just another internet user, which means it can face all the same networking issues you do.

Contact your ISP và tell them you can’t open a given site. They’ll thử nghiệm access lớn the site from their end và if there’s a configuration problem it’s usually something that they can fix in short order.

After all that troubleshooting the next time you face a 403 forbidden error on Google Chrome again, you’ll know exactly what lớn do.


Sydney Butler is a social scientist và technology fanatic who tries to lớn understand how people & technology coexist. He has two decades of experience as a freelance computer technician and more than a decade as a technologies researcher and instructor. Sydney has been a professional technology writer for more than five years và covers topics such as VR, Gaming, Cyber security and Transhumanism. Read Sydney"s Full Bio


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