Expand Shortened URLs

Ever clicked a shortened link and wondered where it might take you? ExpandURL.net helps you see the final destination before you click. This way, you can avoid malicious websites that might steal your information or infect your device with viruses. By checking shortened URLs with ExpandURL.net, you can browse the web more safely. Check any short URL by entering it below.
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ExpandURL Features

Check Short URL

Check Short URL

Unsure where a shortened link goes? Our free URL expander reveals the hidden destination! Check short URLs for safety before you click. Get a preview of the webpage and see if it's legit. Stop clicking blindly - use our tool to expand short URLs safely!
Redirect Checker

Redirect Checker

Not only do we expand shortened URLs, our service can also be used as a redirect checker. Just enter any URL and our service will provide you with the whole redirect chain which includes the HTTP response codes and description of code.
Meta Info + Screenshot

Meta Info + More

Our free URL expander not only unveils the final destination, it also shows the webpage title and description, and even grabs a screenshot. Click with confidence - use our tool to expand short URLs safely and see what's behind the link!

Browser Extensions

We have made browser extensions for Chrome, Edge and Firefox. Just download the extension to be able to expand shortened URLs from the browser toolbar.

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