Confronting err_cache_miss On Android? Eliminate The Error Within A Flicker Of Time

Google Chrome is one of the most preferred web browsers used by most of the computer users throughout the globe. But like other browsers, it also comes with some bugs or errors if you are using it on any Android device. Err_cache_miss is a common error faced by most of the Chrome users. This error notification usually shows on the screen when the user re-enters any data and the browser doesn’t reach the web address. 

Usually, this error means that the webpage that you are trying to open requires data submission to proceed. If the error keeps appearing in a loop, then it indicates that there is a problem with the Chrome browser. 

If you also struggling with the same error and are tired of searching for the solutions to this err_cache_miss error, then there is nothing to get be worried about. In this discussion, you will get essential tips and tricks which can help you to get rid of this issue. 

Hence, you are recommended to take a look at the guide discussed below. So, let’s start. 

How to Fix err_cache_miss Error? 

There are a lot of ways to troubleshoot this error. Here, we are going to discuss the most effective ones. You should stick to the methods given below: 

Procedure 1: Clear the Browser History

Most of the users ignore Browser history. Users don’t consider it as an important factor and fail to clean them when required. If the browser is displaying the err_cache_miss error, then you should try to delete the Chrome history to fix this error. 

How to Clear Browsing History from Google Chrome? 

  1. First, launch the Google Chrome browser. 
  2. Go to the top right corner of the screen and tap on the three vertical dots icon. It will open the Chrome menu with several options.
  3. Tap on the More option from the list of the drop-down menu.
  4. It will show a pop-up box. Tap on the drop-down button and choose the ‘Beginning of the time’ option from the list.  
  5. Cleck all the boxes and tap on the ‘Clear browsing data’ option.
  6. As a result, it will remove all the cache, that was creating this err_cache_miss error. 

Note: Remember, it will delete all the data from the websites that you have visited till now. It also deletes the saved passwords. If you don’t want to delete all browsing history, then choose cached images, cookies, and files instead of checking all the boxes and tap on the ‘Clear browsing data’.

Now, you should try to reopen the website that failed to open before. Most of the time, this solution is capable of resolving this error. But, if it recurs, then you should perform the other hacks provided below.  

Procedure 2: Check Chrome extensions

If the browser history is not the reason behind this issue, then another common reason could be the Chrome extension. Some extensions often prevent the website to open from the Chrome browser. 

Hence, you should check the extensions and identify the particular Chrome extension that is creating this error. Here are the steps you should perform to execute the steps: 

  1. In the beginning, click twice on the shortcut icon of the Chrome browser to open it. 
  2. Then, expand the menu list by tapping on the three vertical dots from the top-right side of the Chrome window.
  3. Tap on the More option from the list of options. 
  4. Choose the Extensions option from the next panel.
  5. As a result, it will show you a complete list of installed extensions of the Chrome browser. You also find the options to enable and disable them.
  6. Start to disable the extensions one at a time and check if the Chrome browser still showing the error. 

Don’t forget to re-enable the extensions after checking the error is occurring or not. By performing this, you can identify which one is the main culprit behind the error. After checking all the extensions, if you still face the same error, then you have to reset the Chrome browser. 

Procedure 3: Reset the Chrome Browser

According to some users, they have fixed this error by resetting the Chrome browser. Hence, you should implement the same method by following the steps mentioned below: 

  1. First, launch the Chrome browser. Then, open the menu by clicking on the vertical three dots. 
  2. Tap on the Settings option from the list of options.
  3. It will navigate you to the Settings window. Go to the ‘Show advanced settings’ category. 
  4. Tap on the ‘Reset Settings’ option from the Advanced Settings option.  
  5. Now, you will get a confirmation box. Tap on the Reset button to confirm it.
  6. Wait for a few seconds and try to reopen the website that was not opening.

If the error still occurs, then reset the network settings using the Command Prompt. 

Procedure 4: Reset the Network Settings

By resetting the network settings, you can also solve this error. To do that, you should perform the steps as follows: 

  1. In the beginning, go to the Start menu. 
  2. Then, type “command prompt” in the search field of the Start menu. 
  3. Right-click on the search result and tap on the ‘Run as Administrator’ option from the list to open the Command Prompt with administrator privileges.
  4. Now, you have to type the commands given below. After tying the commands, press the Enter key from the keyboard to execute them: 

1st: ipconfig /release

2nd: ipconfig /all

3rd: ipconfig /flushdns

4th: ipconfig /renew

5th:  netsh int ip set dns

6th: netsh Winsock reset

After executing the commands, you need to check if the err_cache_miss error has been fixed. Else you should disable the Cache using the Developer tools. 

Procedure 5: Disable Cache by Using Developer Tool 

The error can be solved by utilizing the Developer tool. The Chrome browser comes with the Developer tool by default. Hence, you should try the steps provided below: 

  1. First, launch the Chrome browser. Then, type the URL of the website on which you are facing the problem. 
  2. Now, press the I, Shift, and Ctrl key simultaneously from the keyboard. Then, hit the F1 key immediately. 
  3. It will navigate you to the Dev tools window. Tap on the Preferences options. Click on the ‘Network Subheading’ option.
  4. Check the ‘Disable Cache’ box from the next window.

After completing the above steps, you should refresh the Chrome browser to check whether the issue has been resolved. 

Procedure 6: Update the Browser

If all the above hacks fail to provide your desired result, then you should try updating the Chrome browser as the last resort. It might happen that the issue gets fixed after updating Chrome to the latest version. 

How to Update the Chrome Browser? 

  1. Open the Chrome browser and tap on the three dots icon located at the upper right corner of the window. 
  2. Tap on the ‘Help’ option from the list and choose the ‘About Google Chrome’ from the next page. 
  3. Now, it will start to search for the available update automatically. If it finds any update, it will start to download that by itself. 
  4. After completing the downloading process, it will prompt you to re-open the Chrome browser. 

Here you need to confirm that you have saved everything that is required. Tap on the ‘Relaunch’ option. After relaunching the browser, you should whether the issue has been resolved.  

Summing Up

In this guide, we have provided foolproof solutions to get rid of the err_cache_miss error. We hope if you successfully perform the above ways in their corresponding order, then it will definitely help you to put an end to this error. 

Sometimes, it becomes hard to perform the above hacks without any technical knowledge. At this juncture, you can seek help from a tech expert for further assistance. 

In addition, you can also share your doubts and queries through the comment box given at the end of this post. 

Nathaniel Villa
Nathaniel Villa