Similarly to any modern browser, Google Chrome also displays the images for all websites by default. Additionally, there is a setting in Google Chrome to allow or disallow sites to display images.
This gearupwindows article will guide you if you have a slow internet connection or, for whatever reason, wish to prevent all web pages from loading images.
In Windows 11 or 10, you can stop images from loading in Chrome by tweaking the registry or changing Chrome settings. If you alter the Windows Registry or Chrome Settings, the images will not load or display on any webpage. All images in the web pages you open will display an icon for broken images along with alt text (alternative text, if added).
Here is how to enable or disable displaying images in Google Chrome according to your needs.
How to Prevent Webpages from Showing Images in Google Chrome in Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor?
To show or hide loading images in Chrome webpages in Windows 11 or 10, use these steps:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. In the left sidebar of Registry Editor, navigate or browse to the following key:-
Step 3. Now, right-click on the
Step 4. Name the newly created key as
Step 5. Next, right-click on the
Step 6. Name this new key as
Step 7. Now right-click on the
Step 8. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 9. Now, double-click on the
Step 10. Click
Once you complete the above steps, close the Chrome browser and open it again. It will appear that the images cannot be loaded or displayed when you open a webpage. You will see a broken image icon alongside alt text (alternative text, if any) for all images in the web pages you open.
How to Stop Webpages from Showing Images in Google Chrome in Windows 11 or 10 using Chrome’s Settings?
To stop or prevent webpages from displaying images in Google Chrome in Windows 11 or 10, use these steps:-
Step 1. Open the Google Chrome browser.
Step 2. Click on the three-dotted icon (Customize and Control Google Chrome) and select
Step 3. Click the
Step 4. On the right-side pane, click the
Step 5. Next, scroll down to the right sidebar and click the
Step 6. Select
Step 7. Restart the Chrome browser.
Upon completion of the above steps, you will notice that when you open a webpage, images don’t load or display. Instead, a broken image icon appears along with alt text (alternative text, if added) for all of the images.