Are you seeing an error called object Readable Byte Stream when trying to open your Outlook.com email? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. This issue appears to only happen in Google Chrome for some strange reason, but we’ll help you fix it.
Google Chrome is the most popular web browser today, but it has its problems. We’re not going to focus on all the issues here, but on the Readable Byte Stream error in Outlook and how to fix it. If you’re using a Chromium-based browser and having the same problem, it’s probably possible to follow the instructions here if the browser hasn’t been heavily customized.
Be sure to follow these instructions if you’re seeing the Readable Byte Stream error when opening Outlook.com in Google Chrome.
- Disable Chrome cache
- Keep local data until a browser restart
Let us see how to do it.
The first thing we need to do right now disables the cache in Google Chrome. This can be done easily, so don’t worry too much about any difficulty. Just make sure Chrome is launched, because of course, that is very important.
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Okay, then. To get started, select the Menu button, and then click on More Tools. From there, select Developer Tools. Or, for an easier way to get this screen, just press Ctrl + Shift + I on your keyboard.
Now that the Developer tool section is on your screen, please select Network from the options. Once you’re there, make sure that Disable cache is checked.
Keep local data until a browser restart
To change your cookie settings in Chrome, go to the Settings area and select “Show advanced settings.” In the Privacy section, click on Content settings, then navigate to Cookies. Under this section, select “Keep local data only until you quit your browser.”
Finally, restart Chrome and everything should work just fine now. If not, try an alternative web browser such as Firefox, Opera, or even the new version of Microsoft Edge Chromium.
Hello, My name is Shari & I am a writer for the ‘Outlook AppIns’ blog. I’m a CSIT graduate & I’ve been working in the IT industry for 3 years.