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Error: A small error has occurred, causing an interruption of service

When creating or checking a document, you might see the “A small error has occurred, causing an interruption of service” notification: 


To resolve this issue, please follow these steps: 

  1. Restart your browser and reconnect to your network.
  2. If the issue persists, try opening the Grammarly Editor at in incognito mode by following the steps in this article.  
  3. Temporarily turn off your VPN, proxy, antivirus, and firewall software. If you are not sure if you’re using a proxy, this article may help.

Note: If temporarily turning off your antivirus/firewall software helps, we suggest that you add Grammarly to that software’s allowed list to resolve the issue.

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