How to Fix Character.AI Search Not Working

Are you having trouble trying to search for a character in Character.AI? Maybe the search is turning up blank or not working properly.

In that case, you are not the only one who has faced this. There are many users of the Character.AI platform who have faced the issue of the search feature not working in Character.AI. But have no worries as we are here to help you in solving this issue.

Character.AI is a platform where users can design their own characters and chat with them. The characters feel like actual humans that you have been conversing with because of its incredibly sophisticated AI algorithm.

In this article, we will be looking at the reasons why you are seeing that your search feature is not working in the Character.AI platform when you are searching for s character and what you can do about it.

Why Is the Character.AI Search Not Working?

There can be many reasons why the character.Ai search feature is not working when you are trying to open Character.AI and searching for a character. The character might simply not exist as it might not have been created yet.

One other major reason could be a server issue that Character.AI is facing at the moment. The system of Character.AI might even have a bug problem that the technical team is trying to fix.

In case your browser is not compatible with the Character.AI platform then also Character.AI will not be able to utilize the search option properly and will malfunction.

Whatever the reason is you can always fix this issue by following our guide below!


How to Fix Character.AI Search Not Working?

1. Try to Search for Alternate Characters

The character that you are searching for might not be available due to which you are unable to use the search function.

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You can try to search for a similar character or check whether you have the correct character name while searching for it.

If you absolutely can not find that character or any other character similar to it then you can just make one in the Character.AI platform if you want to talk to it.

2. Check Your Internet Connection

The next thing that you need to do is to check the internet connection.

Character.AI need a stable internet connection to work properly on your device so if you are unable to provide it then Character.AI might be slow in using the search feature due to which you might feel that the search feature is not working.

Check that your WiFi or mobile data is turned on. Also, make certain that your Aeroplane mode is turned off. If you are connected by WiFi, switch to a data connection.

If your WiFi is not connecting, you can try resetting your router.

  • Simply switch off the router and unplug it from all the devices and power supply.
  • Wait for 3 minutes and then plug it in again.
  • Now wait for the signal to come back and now connect to the internet through it.

Check whether you are able to solve the connection issue. If you still get the issue then contact the local service provider to get the issue checked.

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3. Check Character.AI Server Status

The next thing you should do is check the Character.AI server status. If the server is down due to a malfunction or scheduled maintenance, you won’t be able to use the search feature in Character.AI.

Character.AI Server Status

If Character.AI itself is having a server issue such as an outage or going through scheduled maintenance then that might be one of the reasons why you are unable to use the search feature on Chracter.AI website or App and see the messages from there.

You can wait for some time and let the technical team fix the issue and then you can try to open it when you see that the server is functional again.

4. Clear Browser Cache

You can also try clearing the browser cache as an alternative. Your browser’s cache frequently houses useless or corrupt files, which can prevent Character.AI from functioning properly. You can open Character.AI once more by simply deleting the cache folder.

Clear Browser Cache for Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Click on the three dots at the top right corner.
  • Select More Tools.
  • Click on Clear browsing data.
  • Check all the boxes.
  • Click on Clear data.

Clear Browser cache for Microsoft Edge

  • Open Microsoft Edge and go to Settings.
  • Select Privacy, search, and Services.
  • Select Choose what to clear under it and select Clear browsing data.
  • Click on  Clear browsing data now
  • Under Time range select a time range that you want to clear the data for.
  • Click on Cookies and other site data, and then select Clear Now.
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And you are done clearing your browser cache. Now open Character.AI and see whether you are able to load the messages.          

5. Choose a Different Browser

The next fix that you can try is to switch the browsers that you are using to open Character.AI. You can try to change your browser to Google Chrome, Edge or Safari and try to open the messages of Character.AI from there.

As many browsers are not compatible with the Chracter.AI model it is best that you use these to open Character.AI.

6. Contact the Support Team of Character.AI

After you have tried all the fixes above you should be able to fix the issue of Character.AI search feature not working.

Character.AI Support

However, if you are still unable to use the search option of Character.AI then you will have to contact the Support Team of Character.AI and let them know about this issue that you are facing. Their team of professionals will be able to help you out.

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Sebanti Das

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