Facebook Images Not Loading In Windows 10

Facebook is considered as the largest social media and social network company in the world today. It has several outstanding features that allow anyone to stay connected and updated with various information. Although accessing this website on your computer is quite easy, there are instances when certain issues can occur which we will be addressing today. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will tackle the Facebook images not loading issue.

What to do when Facebook images doesn’t load on your browser

Before performing any of the recommended troubleshooting steps listed below it’s best to restart your computer and router first. This action refreshes the operating system and remove any corrupt temporary data that could be causing the problem.

Check for server status

The first thing you will need to do in this case is to check if there is a Facebook outage. While this rarely occurs it can happen and when it does certain issues can occur when accessing the website.

You can use this link https://downdetector.com/status/facebook/ to check the status of Facebook.

Check for disabled images

Certain browsers have a setting that can block website images from being displayed. If you are using Google Chrome then it’s best to check if you have this setting enabled.

  • Open Chrome browser

    on your computer.

  • Click on More

    ( the three dots on the upper right side).

  • Click on Settings.

  • Click on Advanced.

  • Under the

    “Privacy and security”

    settings, look for and click “Site settings”.

  • Click the arrow for the

    “Images”

    heading.

  • If the

    “Show all”

    switch is off this means that images will not load. You will need to turn on this switch.

Try checking if the Facebook images won’t load issue still occurs.

Try using Google’s DNS

There are instances when the problem can be caused by your computer DNS setting. To check if this is the case then you should try using Google’s DNS.

  • Press Windows + R,

    type “control panel”

    in the dialogue box and press Enter.

  • Once in the control panel, click on

    “Network and Sharing Center”.

  • Click on

    change adapter settings.

  • Right click on the connection

    that you are using to access Facebook then click on properties.

  • In the new windows that appears highlight the

    Internet Protocol 4 (TCP/ IPv4)

    then click the  properties button.

  • Click on “Use the following DNS server addresses:” so the dialogue boxes below become editable. Set the values as following:

    Preferred DNS server: 8.8.8.8; Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4.

  • Press OK to save changes and exit.
  • Restart your computer.

Try checking if the Facebook images not loading issue still occurs.

Try resetting the network cache

Resetting your network settings will usually fix the issue if it is caused by a network configuration glitch.

  • Type command prompt on the search bar then right click on the

    command prompt app

    that appears and click on run as administrator.

  • Inside the command prompt window type the following commands on at a time.
  • Type

    ipconfig /release

    then press enter.

  • Type

    ipconfig /renew

    then press enter.

  • Type

    ipconfig /flushdns

    then press enter.

  • Type

    netsh winsock reset

    then press enter.

  • Type

    net stop dhcp

    then press enter

  • Type

    net start dhcp

    then press enter

  • Type

    netsh winhttp reset proxy

    then press enter

Try checking if the  Facebook images isn’t loading issue still occurs.

Try using a different browser

In case the above steps fails to fix the problem then you should try using a different browser to access your account.

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