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How to Fix 403 Forbidden on Omegle

Omegle is a free online chat website that was created by Leif K-Brooks in 2009.

It allows users to communicate with each other by messaging or from a video chat.

You can also enter your interests and get matched with someone else with the same interests.

At its peak, the site has over 3 million daily active users with visitors mainly from the US.

As of November 2023, many users are having trouble with accessing the site.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix 403 Forbidden error on Omegle (Code: AccessDenied).

How to fix 403 Forbidden on Omegle

403 Forbidden on Omegle

Unfortunately, as of 9 November 2023, Omegle has shut down and you can no longer access the site.

The founder of Leif K-Brooks, made a conscious decision to shut down the website.

Hence, you’ll get a 403 Forbidden or 404 error when you visit it.

This is due to Leif acknowledging the misuse of Omegle for illegal and criminal activities.

Recent attacks on Omegle prompted Leif to shut it down as well as financial and psychological streain.

Leif urges support for organizations like the Electronic Frontier Foundation to protect online rights.

How do I use Omegle after its shut down?

You cannot use Omegle after its shut down because the website no longer works.

However, there are alternatives that you can use instead of Omegle.

The most popular alternatives that you can try are Ome.tv and Chatroulette.

If you’re looking to chat with random people, Antiland is the best app for this.

Further reading

How to Fix “You have denied access to your devices” on OmeTV

How to Fix “Server was unreachable for too long” on Omegle

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