Images don't load on Yahoo

Pictures make browsing the Internet more exciting. If your images aren't loading, the following steps will help you get them back in view.

If images don't load when you visit a Yahoo site, try the steps below. Reload the page after trying each step.

Fix image loading problems

Try private browsing mode

Load the page you're having a problem with in a private browsing session to check if the issue is caused by the browser's stored files.

  • If the image loads in private browsing mode, clear your cache and cookies.
  • If not, disable any add-ons or extensions to see if they are interfering with the page.

Clear your cache and cookies

Clearing your cache and cookies fixes most issues with page load errors.

Disable any add-ons or extensions

Add-ons and extensions can sometimes cause pages to load incorrectly. Disable them one by one to see if they are blocking the images from loading.

Enable JavaScript

JavaScript is a language that handles a lot of the interactive features on websites. Learn how to enable JavaScript in your browser.

Check your browser's image display settings

If you still can't get the image to load, check your browser's content display settings.


Verified for version 36

Images are loaded automatically.


Verified for Version 40

  1. Click the Tools icon Three horizontal lines | select Settings.
    - The "Settings" tab appears.
  2. Click Show advanced settings.
  3. Under "Privacy," click Content settings.
  4. Under "Images," select Show all images (recommended).
  5. Click Done.


Verified for version 7

  1. Click Safari | select Preferences.
    - The "Safari preferences" window appears.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Select Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  4. Close the "Safari preferences" window.
  5. Click Develop.
  6. Select Disable Images, if there's a check mark next to the option.
    - If there's no check mark, click anywhere outside the menu to close it.

Internet Explorer

Verified for version 10

  1. Click the Tools icon Tools menu icon | select Internet Options.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Under "Settings", locate Multimedia.
  4. Select Show Pictures.
  5. Click OK.

If you still can't see images after trying the steps above, our article on common browser problems will help you fix it.

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