Are you trying to use ChatGPT and it is giving you Access Denied Error Code 1020?
ChatGPT is an AI language model chatbot developed by OpenAI based on GPT-3.5.
Sometimes, when you try to use ChatGPT at chat.openai.com, it gives you an error that says “ERROR Code 1020 Access Denied”. So, in this article, I will guide you on how to fix this error.
The solutions to fix ChatGPT Access Denied Error Code 1020 are:
- Clear OpenAI’s Cookies and Data
- Disable all the extensions enabled in the browser
- Use a VPN
- Change IP Address and DNS Server
- Open ChatGPT in any other browser
Solution 01: Clear OpenAI’s Cookies and Data:
Clearing the data and cookies of OpenAI will help you to solve this issue. To clear the data and cookies, follow these steps:
01: Go to the Settings of the browser by clicking on the menu (three-vertical dots)in the upper right corner.
02: Click on “Cookies and other sites data” to expand.
03: Scroll down and click on “See all site data and permissions”.
04: In the search box, type “openai” and press Enter.
05: Delete the cookies and data by clicking on the Delete icon.
06: A new prompt will appear, click on “Clear” to clear all the OpenAI Cookies and Data.
07: You will get signed out on ChatGPT, visit ChatGPT, and sign into your account.
In this way, you can fix the ChatGPT Access Denied Error Code 1020. If the problem still exists, then follow Solution 02.
Solution 02: Disable all the extensions enabled in the browser:
Sometimes the enabled extensions block the ChatGPT Access. So, disable all the enabled extensions. After disabling the extensions, open the ChatGPT again and you will be able to access the website without any errors.
This solution will fix ChatGPT Access Denied Error Code 1020. If the error still exists, then follow Solution 03.
Solution 03: Use a VPN:
This issue can be regional. So, we will use a VPN to visit ChatGPT. You can use the extension of the VPN that you have installed from the “Chrome Web Store”. Or you can use the VPN Desktop App. Connect the VPN and reload the ChatGPT.
This will fix this issue of ChatGPT. And if you are still getting this error, then follow Solution 04.
Solution 04: Change IP Address and DNS Server:
Changing the IP Address and DNS Server will fix this error. To do so, follow these steps:
01: Run Command Prompt as administrator by searching cmd, right-clicking on Command Prompt, and selecting “Run as Administrator”.
02: In Command Prompt, type “ipconfig/release” and press Enter.
03: Then type “ipconfig/renew”, and press Enter.
04: Now type “ipconfig/flushdns”, and press Enter.
05: Close the Command Prompt and open Control Panel.
06: Go to “Network and Internet”.
07: Click on “Network and Sharing Center”.
08: Click on the Network Name that you are using.
09: A new window will appear, click on “Properties”.
10: A new window will appear, select by clicking on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and click on “Properties”.
11: Check the “Use the following DNS server Addresses” and enter “18.104.22.168” in “Preferred DNS Server” and “22.214.171.124” in “Alternate DNS Server”
12: Click Ok.
Close the command prompt and open ChatGPT again and your problem will be solved. If the error still appears then follow Solution 05.
Solution 05: Open ChatGPT in any other browser:
If you use Chrome, change the browser to Firefox or Opera. Whichever browser you are using, change it to any other and then retry visiting ChatGPT.
This will fix the ChatGPT Access Denied Error Code 1020.
I have provided 5 easy solutions to fix ChatGPT Access Denied Error Code 1020. Follow the steps to enjoy chatting with the AI chatbot. I hope these solutions will solve your error😊.
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