Solving "Reddit There Was An Error Sending Your Request" Issue

Error sending and receiving requests often plagues Reddit users as they navigate their Reddit experience. In this doc post we will discuss an overview on how to resolve an error when sending a request on Reddit.


Although Reddit is an excellent source of information, it can be a source of frustration when the amount of content overwhelms users. Additionally, users often experience issues when sending and receiving requests on Reddit. This post will discuss the steps needed to resolve an error sending a request on Reddit.

Step-by-Step Solution

Step 1: Identify the error message

Identifying the error message is the first step in resolving any error when sending a request on Reddit. Error messages will generally include the issue, accompanied by instructions on how to fix the problem. Additionally, Reddit’s help center provides additional information on how to troubleshoot the issue.

Step 2: Check your internet connection

Ensure your internet connection is working by running a network connectivity test. If the network connection is not working, restart your router to try and resolve the issue.

Step 3: Clear caches

Any browser caches, cookies, and history can accumulate over time and create issues when trying to send a request on Reddit. To try and resolve any issues, clear the caches of your browser.

Step 4: Verify account permissions

Check that you have the correct permissions to view and access the page that you are trying to send a request to. If your permissions are incorrect, you can contact a Reddit Administrator by creating a ticket to try and resolve the issue.

Step 5: Enable JavaScript

Ensuring that JavaScript is enabled on your browser is essential for sending a request on Reddit. To enable JavaScript on your browser, refer to the help and support center for instructions on how to do so.


Q: What is the difference between a request and a submission?

A: A request is a request to a particular element on Reddit, like a post or a comment. Submissions are users posting content such as texts, images, links, and other forms of media to Reddit.

Q: How do I know my permissions are correct?

A: You can contact a Reddit Administrator by creating a ticket to ensure that your permissions are correct.

Q: How do I run a network connectivity test?

A: To run a network connectivity test, access Reddit's help center where they provide step-by-step instructions on how to do so.

Q: What is the time frame for resolution when submitting a help ticket?

A: Reddit typically responds to help tickets within 48 hours to address your request.

Q: What sites are helpful for troubleshooting Reddit errors?

A: Reddit’s help center provides helpful information for troubleshooting any errors experienced on the site. Additionally, online forums such as Reddit Discussion boards and subreddits provide valuable information from Reddit users with first-hand experience on how to troubleshoot Reddit errors.


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