Omgele is an open platform to connect with random strangers online with just a click of button. Thousands of users at any moment use this service to interact with people from al over the globe while sitting in their room. However, due to several factors affecting the servers of Omgele or users, many times Omgele might not be working as it should in an ideal condition. Why does that happen?

There are several different circumstances for different people in which Omgele does work. For some people Omegele is not working while using VPN, for some Omgele is not working when they are using wifi, for some Omegle is not working on their iPhone and for other Omegle is not loading on their desktop. So with respect to so many different cases, we will try to cover all the issues one by one.

Omegele Not Working On Phone/Mobile/iPhone

For people not able to connect use Omegle on iPhone or android, I’m assuming the issue at hand is establishing connection to Omegle server. First step to troubleshoot is trying to switch between mobile data and WiFi. The very basic reason for Omgele to not working is bad internet connection.

If the issues still persists, then we try to access Omegle with VPN. Go to the play store and find a decent free VPN app. Install the VPN app and try to open the Omegle again. This should most definitely solve the problem.

Why Is Camera Not Working On Omegle?

Omegle camera may not work for several reasons. If you’re using Google Chrome, the chances are hight that your Omegle camera is not working due to Google policy change. Only websites with https are allowed access to web cam on Google chrome to protect the privacy of users. If this is the case, you have to switch your web browser.

Another program may be using your camera. If a program other than Omegle is using your camera already, then Omegle will not be able to access your camera. In order to solve this issue, check all the open programs on your phone/desktop and close any program which might be competing for Camera access.

Many users have claimed to solve the Omegle camera nor working issue by simply updating their browser. New versions of browsers are released periodically to solve the bugs in current versions. It is very likely that your current version of browser not being able to work camera on Omegle is a bug which can be fixed by updating to the latest version of the browser.

How To Fix Omegle Error Connecting To The Server?

Overloaded Cache & Cookies

There are ample of factors that could contribute to network issues on Omegle. The most common user end issue is an overload of cache & cookie files. This can easily be solved by deleting and resetting browser caches & cookie files.

How To Clear Cache/Cookies On Chrome?

  1. Open Chrome
  2. In the top-right corner, click on 3 vertical dots
  3. Open Settings from the list
  4. From the left panel, select “Security & Privacy”
  5. Click on “Clear Browsing Data”
  6. Here, select checkboxes for “Cache” & “Cookies”

How To Clear Cookies/Cache On Safari?

  1. Open Safari
  2. On the top left besides apple logo, select “Safari”
  3. In the list, click on “Preferences”
  4. Move to the “Privacy Tab”
  5. Under “Cookies & Website Data”, click on “Manage Website Data”
  6. Click on “Remove All”

Unstable Internet Connection

Unstable internet connection can also lead to connection issues with Omegle. Make sure that your internet connection is working properly. You can try to switch wifi networks or open other websites to verify the internet connection issue.

  1. Switch to Mobile Data if you’re on WiFi, or vice-versa
  2. Ask a friend to switch on their Hotspot
  3. Check Antivirus Firewall settings if it is blocking Omegle website.

If one of the above steps restores the internet connection, it is clear that an unstable internet connection was causing the trouble.

ISP Blocking Omegle

Your ISP has blocked Omegle. ISPs can filter the websites as per the government mandate and sometimes on their own. So if nothing makes sense, you could ring a bell to your ISP. However, it is very unlikely for the ISP to abruptly block a specific website out of the blue.

Omegle Servers Down

Omegle servers are down. Although simple and frustrating at the same time, this is most often the issue. Frustrating, because there is nothing you can do about it. Simply waiting until the Omegle servers are up again, is the only thing you can do.

DNS Configuration

DNS Configuration Issues. DNS is a very techy subject which I don’t pretend to understand completely. But all that we need to understand is that resetting the DNS settings, or in terms of computers, flushing DNS can help us overcome this issue by renewing the IP address and establishing a fresh connection.

How To Flush DNS On Windows PC/Laptop?

  1. Search for “CMD” on Start Panel.
  2. Right click and “Run as administrator”
  3. Type these commands in the window
  4. ipconfig/flushdns
  5. ipconfig/registerdns
  6. ipconfig/release
  7. ipconfig/renew

How To Flush DNS On Mac?

  1. Open a Finder window
  2. Select “Go” on the top left corner
  3. Click on “Utilities” from the list
  4. Open Terminal
  5. Depending on your Mac OS version, use the following commands.
  • macOS Montetery versionsudo dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • macOS Big Sur 11.2.0sudo dscacheutil -flushcache; sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • On macOS Catalina 10.15.0sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • macOS Mojave 10.14.0sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • macOS High Sierra 10.13.0sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder
  • macOS Sierra 10.12.0sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder


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