Fix: Omegle Error Connecting to Server

Omegle is a chat room where you can video chat with a random stranger anywhere in the world, and it’s probably the most successful website for this purpose. However, the website still displays the error message “Error connecting to server” preventing you from using this service. 

Omegle error connecting to server

The problem is easy to solve and there are many methods that you can find around the world. Nevertheless, we have collected the most successful methods and present them here on the page. Much luck!

What Causes Omegle Errors Connecting to Server?

The error can be caused by faulty internet connection settings, among others, which can be fixed by getting an IP address and DNS server or by using a VPN to use various misconfigurations.

Another culprit is usually browsing data that accumulates on your computer, either created by websites or Flash plug-in. Removing these cookies will not affect your browsing experience, but it may solve your problem!

Solution 1: Repair corrupted system files

Download and run Restoro to check for corrupted files hereIf files are found to be corrupt or missing, please repair them and then check if Omegle is connecting now. If not, continue with the solutions listed below.

Solution 2 – Use this set of useful commands

This set of commands runs from the command prompt and can help you troubleshoot many network connection issues. The thing is that it recreates some IP and DNS settings and recovers some of them. Check if this method works for you.

  1. Search for “command prompt” by typing it directly into the Start menu or by pressing the search button right next to it. Right-click on the first entry that appears as a search result and select the “Run as administrator” context menu entry.
  2. In addition, you can also use the Windows logo + R keyboard shortcut to open the Run dialog box. Type “cmd” in the dialog box that appears and use the Ctrl + Shift + Enter key combination for the administrator command prompt.
Prompt via Run box
  1. Type the following commands into the window, making sure to press Enter after each one. Wait for the “Operation completed successfully” message or something similar to know that the method worked and you didn’t make any typos. Take a short break between these two commands.
  1. Reopen Omegle in your browser and check if the Omegle message “Error connecting to server” appears.

Solution 3 – Use a VPN to open Omegle

Using a VPN can be tricky, and you should always check with your network provider if using a VPN is acceptable. Using a VPN is also illegal in some countries, so be sure to do your research.

Several people have reported that using a VPN to open this website worked, so make sure you choose an appropriate tool to get the job done.

Solution 4 – Clear Flash Browser Data

Deleting this data can be done in your browser and this is one of the main solutions to the problem since Omegle uses Flash a lot.

  1. Go to this link by clicking on it and check the Website Storage Settings panel for Flash loading. If it doesn’t load automatically, click Get Adobe Flash and a pop-up window will appear asking you to run Flash. Please confirm this.
Storage Preferences for Macromedia Websites
  1. On the Website Storage Settings tab, click Delete all websites and confirm your choice. Restart your browser and Omegle should work.

Solution 5 – Clear all cookies from your browser

If certain websites aren’t loading properly, you can fix the problem simply by deleting all the cookies your browser is using. Your browsing experience will not be affected, but you can use the website as usual again. This method doesn’t work for everyone, but it’s worth trying because it’s easy!

Omegle error connecting to server

Google Chrome:

  1. Clear your browsing data in Google Chrome by clicking the three vertical dots in the top right corner of the window. After that, click on the “More Tools” option and then click on “Clear Browsing Data”. To erase everything, select the “Start of times” parameter as the time period and select the types of data you want to erase. We recommend clearing cache and cookies.
Clear browsing data in Chrome
  1. To remove ALL cookies, click the three dots again and select Settings. Scroll down and expand Advanced settings.
  2. Open the content settings and scroll down to the list of all cookies that are left after you already deleted them in step 1. Or delete all cookies you find there.
Google Chrome content settings
  1. Restart your computer and check if you still get network error 2000 when watching a stream on Twitch.


  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser by double-clicking the icon on your desktop or by searching for it in the Start menu.
  2. Click the library-like button at the top right of the browser window (to the left of the menu button) and navigate to History >> Clear Recent History…
Mozilla Firefox Clear Recent History
  1. There are now some options that can be managed. In the Time range to delete setting, select “All” by clicking the arrow that opens the drop-down menu.
  2. Click on the arrow next to Details where you can see what will be deleted when you select the Clear history option, as the meaning is not the same as in other browsers and includes all types of browsing data.
  3. We recommend selecting cookies before clicking Clear Now. Wait for the process to complete and restart your browser. Check if the issue is resolved now.


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