A common problem reported by Facebook users is Facebook images do not load. This problem is also common to all desktop browsers and mobile apps. Although many users have posted it on Facebook and other forums, the company has not done much to solve it.
Facebook does not show any pictures
The main cause of images not loading on any website is a slow internet connection. However, other causes, such as a faulty DNS server, a virtual private network (VPN), network cache issues, and so on. can be at the root of this problem. If you encounter this problem, proceed sequentially as follows:
- Check the status of the Facebook server
- Check the speed of Internet connection
- Check if images are disabled on your browser
- Fix a bad DNS server
- Using an elevated command prompt
- Run the Network Adapter Troubleshooter Utility
- Disable the VPN software.
1) Check the status of the Facebook server
Although the Facebook server is one of the best for all websites, it is sometimes out of order, but if the server is down, the operation of any or all of the website may result in a malfunction. You can check the server status for Facebook right here. If the server is operational, the statement on this page will say "The Facebook platform is in good health." If not, it would indicate the cause of the downtime and then explain the problem.
2) Check the speed of Internet connection
While many websites would open over a slow Internet connection, many entities on web pages, such as images and videos, might not be loaded on time (or not at all). Thus, it is advisable to check the speed of your Internet connection using these speed test tools.
If the speed of the Internet is slow, you can check this troubleshooting to solve the problem of slow Internet speed under Windows 10.
3) Check if images are disabled on your browser
To increase the performance of web browsers, users have the option to disable images on their browser. If images are disabled, they will not be uploaded to any web page. Make sure images are not disabled in your browser before proceeding.
4) Fix a bad DNS server
A bad DNS server could be a reason for the problem under discussion. You can solve the problem by using a fixed DNS server address that works. The procedure to follow is as follows:
Press Win + R to open the Run window and type the command. Control Panel. Press Enter to open the Control Panel window.
Go to Network and Internet> Sharing Center and Network.
Click on the name of your WiFi network to open the WiFi status window.
To select properties. If he asks for administrator permissions, click Yes.
Double click Internet protocol version 4 open its properties.
Move the radio button to Use the following DNS server addresses and use the following values:
- Preferred DNS server: 18.104.22.168
- Alternative DNS server: 22.214.171.124
Click OK to save the settings.
5) Use of a high command prompt
If network configurations are corrupted, you may have problems accessing web sites and web content. In this case, you can use some commands in the elevated command prompt to resolve the problem.
Locate the command prompt in the Windows search bar and right-click Command Prompt. Select Run as administrator.
Type the following commands one by one and press Enter after each command to clear the DNS cache:
ipconfig /release ipconfig /renew ipconfig /flushdns
Restart the system after the commands are executed.
6) Run the network card troubleshooter
The network card troubleshooter is an excellent tool that checks network problems on the system and resolves them if possible. The procedure for running the network adapter troubleshooting tool is as follows:
Click the Start button and go to Settings> Updates and Security> Troubleshoot.
Select the Troubleshooting the network adapter from the list and run it.
Once the troubleshooter is analyzed, it solves the problem, signals it or ignores it.
In either case, reboot the system and check if the images appear on Facebook or not.
7) Disable VPN software
Disable your VPN software and see if it works for you.