**Please note that this feature is only available on version 5 of our website. If you want to use this feature, please visit the older version of our website at the following link: https://v5.myetherwallet.com/
Verify the URL you entered is correct.
Verify the port you entered is correct.
Verify that if you are connecting to an http:// node you are running MyEtherWallet locally (NOT over https://).
Verify you are running with:
geth --rpc --rpccorsdomain "null" --keystore "dont_put_secret_files_here_ever"
parity --rpccorsdomain "*" --keys-path "dont_put_secret_files_here_ever"
Verify your node is actually up and running.
Try removing the node and adding it again.
Try changing the node in the top-right corner to ETH (Etherscan.io) or ETH (Infurio.io).
Try using Google Chrome, or a different browser.
Ensure you do not have a firewall or something else that may be blocking the connection.