How to Fix TLS Handshake Issues?

  • First, the Specifying of the TLS version is included for the communication to be established.
  • Now, the selection for the encryption algorithm will be used for communication to be made.
  • Digital signature and the public key of the SSL certificate submitter will be involved to verify reliability.
  • Now, the session keys will be achieved after that the two servers start exchanging the keys.
  • You need to try visiting other sites and check whether the issue is resolved or not.
  • You can also try switching the Wi-Fi network with a wired network.
  • Use another network connection and also try switching with a new or different router.
  • Checking System Time
  1. Enter the command Windowskey+I to launch the Settings app.
  2. After the app starts, tap on Time & Language.
  3. Move to the right side, then adjust the Set Time Automatically option to On.
  4. Reboot your PC, then launch any site on the browser and check whether the TLS handshake error persists or not.
  5. Changing TLS protocol on Windows 10
  1. Open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type this “inetcpl.cpl”, after that tap on OK.
  3. Go to the Internet Properties window and choose the Advanced option.
  4. Hover down and locate Security Section, Where you have access to remove or add TLS protocols.
  5. In case the website you want to visit requires TLS 1.2, then tap on it.
  6. Select Apply and OK to confirm saving the changes you have done.
  7. After the whole process, try to visit the same website and check if the issue persists or not.
  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type “about config” and press the Enter key.
  3. Now, type “TLS”, then locate the security.tls.version.min.
  1. Enter 3 for the TLS 1.2 protocol.
  2. A maximum protocol of TLS 1.3 can be done by pressing 4.
  3. If you want to get TLS 1 and 1.1 protocol, then press 1 and 2.
  4. Deleting the Certificate Database or Browser Profile
  1. Launch Edge, then type “edge://settings/privacy” and input it in the address bar.
  2. Select the ‘Manage HTTPS/SSL certificates and settings’ tab, then delete the following certificates.
  3. Resetting the Browser



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Ellen Cooper

Ellen Cooper

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