It can be extremely puzzling and scary to receive the message “Your Connection is Not Private” while trying to access a website in Google Chrome or any other web browser. You might wonder why you’re seeing this error message in Chrome. When you try to access a website with having Invalid or Expired SSL certificate you will see this error message. The browser will automatically cross check whether the SSL/TLS certificate is there in the website or not. If the browser does not found any valid certificate then it will show this error message.
Your connection is not private. Attackers might be trying to steal your information… NET::ER_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID
How to Bypass Your connection is not private Message in Google Chrome
Method 1: Click on Proceed button:
You can simply bypass this error message by clicking on the Advance >> and then select Proceed to Website.
Method 2: Type thisisunsafe
When you see this error “Your connection is not private Message in Google Chrome” then to bypass this message just type thisisunsafe using your keyboard. This will open the website and will also add the website to the safe list. You will not receive this error message when you try to access the same website again.
Method 3: Verify if your Computers clock is showing the right time or not
Sometime this error might occur due to the incorrect time. So cross check whether your Computer is showing right time or not. If not then correct the time and then check whether the error “Your connection is not private Message in Google Chrome” has been fixed or not.
To correct time in your PC, follow the mentioned steps:
- Right click on the right side portion of the taskbar where you are seeing time (As shown in the figure below).
- Select Adjust date/time.
- Turn on the option Set time automatically.
After doing these steps check if you were able to access the website or not.
Method 4: Allow Expired and Invalid SSL Certificate
To allow the expired or invalid certificates follow the steps mentioned below:
- Enter the URL in your Browser: chrome://flags/#allow-insecure-localhost
- After that click on Enable and you will be able to access the website.
In this article, we discussed about the error message Your connection is not private Message in Google Chrome and the possible ways of bypassing this error. Hope you were able to resolve your issue by using the steps mentioned above. Please do let us know in comments whichever solution worked for you.