Google Chrome is arguably the world’s most popular web browser. That’s so because it had about 3.2 billion internet users worldwide, as of 2021. Many people choose Google Chrome as their default browser because of many reasons. One of them is that it provides its users with a feeling of ease. The browser has a very clean and minimal design. However, it’s not without its issues. According to the latest reports across social media platforms, Chrome users now report that they get a redirect notice any time they try clicking the Google images search result.
What exactly causes this new Google Chrome issue? Is there any fix to address the issue yet? These are the burning questions you’ll find answers to as you read through the rest of this post.
Chrome users get redirect notice after clicking the Google Images Search result
As earlier mentioned, the Google Chrome browser is not without its issues. As with other web browsers out there, Chrome is also susceptible to bugs. In the past, users had complained about several problems with this browser – you can find some of these issues here.
Adding to the list of issues, users are now reporting a new problem. According to the affected Chrome users, they get a redirect notice every time they try clicking the Google images search result. Instead of showing the specific result, the users mentioned they get an option to either proceed to the image page or go back to the results page.
For now, the exact cause of this issue is still unknown. However, we believe the problem is bug-related. A few people also mentioned that the issue also affects other major browsers, such as Safari, as seen here (1,2).
Is there any official fix or workaround yet?
If you’re currently experiencing this issue, where Google Chrome displays a redirect notice for images on the search page, the bad news is that there’s no official fix yet. The good news however is that the Google team is aware of the problem and already working on providing a fix, according to this post.
There’s a workaround that you might want to try, to address the redirect issue. You can check below to see what Dimitrix, a Redditor, said regarding the unofficial fix.
We’ll also monitor the Google team for any updates regarding the issue. As soon as there’s an official fix for the problem, you’ll be the first to know about it here.