Popular singer Taylor Swift is known for creative album reveals. The stunner did the same once again as she announced an interactive word puzzle in collaboration with Google. But her latest puzzle-driven promotional campaign left many disappointed as Taylor Swift’s 1989 Vault Puzzle is not working or showing on Google.
For the unversed, Taylor Swift has been releasing a handful of ‘From The Vault’ tracks from her previous albums. In 1989, Taylor teamed up with Google and created a series of 89 word-scramble puzzles. Fans need to solve these puzzles, as soon as the 33 million puzzles are decoded worldwide, the vault will be unlocked.
In September 2023, Taylor Swift fans were eagerly anticipating the release of song titles for 1989. On Sept. 19, the star announced the interactive word puzzle that points to the names of the 1989 vault tracks.
The process was quite simple as Google users searching for Taylor Swift could click on a blue, beach-themed vault that pops up in the bottom right corner. Click on it, and you’ll be met with the puzzle.
Once you’ve got the word or phrase decoded, you can type it in the search bar and continue the game. If you got the answer right, the blue vault will pop back up on the search page. It will then present you with another puzzle to solve.
Solving one of the 89-word puzzles hidden within the vault would take fans closer to unveiling the track titles from Taylor’s re-recorded 1989 album.
Fans React To Vault Puzzle Not Opening On Google:
Taylor Swift’s collaboration with Google was aimed at offering fans a fun way to get a sneak peek into 1989 (Taylor’s Version).” However many fans reported that the vault puzzle failed to appear, for some though it appeared it rejected their answers. Some even tried different browsers to access the puzzles, but were unable to do so. They took to social media to share their frustration.
Google Releases Statement
Finally, Google reacted and released a statement affirming that the vault was jammed adding that they are fixing the issue and it will start working soon.
How to Fix Taylor Swift 1989 Vault Puzzle Not Working Or Not Showing Problem
Check if your browser is up-to-date, as this affects your ability to access new features like the 1989 word puzzles. If it is not then update your browser first.
Give Permissions for Pop-Ups
- On Chrome go to the settings tab
- Tap on Privacy and Security.
- Go to Site settings
- Tap on Pop-ups and redirects.
- Toggle your permissions to allow pop-ups and redirects
- You can also choose Google to send pop-ups.
- Check if you can now see the 1989 word puzzles on Google.
However, if it still doesn’t work, you may have to wait till the issue is resolved.
Q1. How Many Puzzles to Be Solved to Open the Vault?
Ans: 33 million puzzles need to be solved to open the vault tracks. But only 1 per cent has been solved.
Q2. What Does ‘From the Vault’ Mean?
Ans: Songs that are “from the vault” simply mean songs that did not make the original version of Taylor Swift’s album(s). They have been re-recorded and released via the Taylor’s Version albums.
Q3. Why Can’t Some Fans Access the Vault Puzzle?
A technical glitch on Google’s end made the vault inaccessible to many.
Q4. How to Solve Taylor Swift’s Puzzles on Google?
Type ‘Taylor Swift’ into the Google search bar.
A blue vault will pop up on the screen.
It has a message “Help unlock the vault!