Can’t Connect to World of Warcraft – Blizzard Support
Updated: 7 months ago
Article ID: 116093
I am immediately disconnected while logging in to World of WarcraftI cannot even reach the character listStuck at connecting
Before trying the following steps, check the BlizzardCS Twitter and Realm Status page for any service interruptions.
Make sure your game is up to date by selecting Check for Updates from the Options menu in the desktop app.
Make sure you have the correct option selected from the Region / Account dropdown above the Play button on the desktop app.
Run the repair tool to repair any damaged game files.
If you’re using a VPN, try removing it.
Old firmware on your modem and router can cause issues with complex game connections. Visit the manufacturer’s website for instructions on how to apply firmware updates.
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How to Solve “Can’t Connect to Battle.net”? – The Top 4 Fixes
Summary:Blizzard is one of the most popular game platforms. Recently, some players got an error “can’t connect to ” on this platform. To solve the problem, MiniTool Partition Wizard puts together some solutions in this Navigation:Fix 1: Restart Your RouterFix 2: Flush DNS and Reset WinsockFix 3: Update Your Device DriversFix 4: Allow Through Windows Defender FirewallUser CommentsBlizzard is an Internet-based online game platform developed by Blizzard Entertainment. It also includes the social networking service, digital distribution, and digital rights management.
In the app, users can buy, download, and play various games released by Blizzard, such as Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Overwatch, etc.
Unfortunately, some users received the following error message while trying to connect to the store or play games on the Blizzard launcher:
Can’t Connect to may be temporarily unavailable or your internet connection may be down. Please check your connection and try again.
Let’s see an example.
Can’t connect to I’m unable to connect to or WoW right now. My internet is working fine but even if I use the launcher it just gets stuck on addition to WoW, the mentioned error could also happen on Diablo 2 and other games. If you are bothered by the same problem, try the following fixes to solve it.
Fix 1: Restart Your Router
As the error message shows, the problem that games such as Diablo 2 can’t connect to could occur due to network issues. To troubleshoot the problem, you can try restarting your router or modem.
Please unplug the power cable from your router or modem. Wait for at least 2 minutes and then reconnect the power cable. After that, you can connect your computer to the internet and check if the problem disappears. If it still exists, you should move on to the next solution.
Fix 2: Flush DNS and Reset Winsock
To solve network issues, you can also try flushing DNS and resetting Winsock settings. Here are the detailed steps.
Step 1: Press Win + S to open the Windows Search utility. Then search for Command Prompt. Right-click it and select Run as administrator.
Step 2: In Command Prompt, input the following commands one by one and press Enter after each.
netsh winsock reset
When all the commands are executed, you can restart your computer and check if works well without the problem that WoW or Diablo 2 can’t connect to
Fix 3: Update Your Device Drivers
There might be compatibility issues if your drivers are outdated or corrupted. When you get the not connecting error, you’d better update your drivers, especially the network driver and graphics card driver. You can click here to learn about how to update device drivers.
Fix 4: Allow Through Windows Defender Firewall
Windows Defender Firewall does protect your computer from being attacked by viruses. However, sometimes it blocks some harmless applications from connecting to servers, which causes the not connecting error. In this case, you need to modify the Windows Defender Firewall settings to allow the game platform through Firewall.
Step 1: Go to Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Defender Firewall.
Step 2: Click Allow an app or feature through Windows Defender Firewall.
Step 3: In the following window, click the Change settings button. Then scroll down to locate or Blizzard client, and check the boxes under both Private and Public networks.
Tip: If you don’t find the target in the list, you need to click Allow another app > Browse. Then navigate to the installation folder of the app and select the executable file. After that, click Add to add the item to the list.
Step 4: Click OK to save the changes you have made.
If you are using any third-party software, you might also need to disable it temporarily.
Besides, software conflicts could also lead to the error “can’t connect to ”. If you are running any other programs in the background, go to Task Manager and close them.
If all the above methods fail to solve the problem, you might need to reinstall the Blizzard app.
World of Warcraft Doesn’t Launch – Blizzard Support – Battle.net Shop
Updated: 8 months ago
Article ID: 18769
The desktop app shows “Game is Running” but World of Warcraft doesn’t of Warcraft window does not show after clicking play.
To fix any incompatibilities causing this problem, try the following steps:
Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility your in-game options to resolve crashing and performance or temporarily uninstall any security programs, which may mistakenly identify the login module as a security the Tools folder to automatically rebuild outdated or corrupt the repair tool to repair any damaged game all other applications to resolve software conflicts and free up resources.
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Can’t connect to Battle.net but Internet works?
To troubleshoot the problem, you can try restarting your router or modem. Please unplug the power cable from your router or modem. Wait for at least 2 minutes and then reconnect the power cable. After that, you can connect your computer to the internet and check if the problem disappears.Apr 30, 2021
Why can’t I get into World of Warcraft?
Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility issues. Reset your in-game options to resolve crashing and performance problems. Update or temporarily uninstall any security programs, which may mistakenly identify the login module as a security threat. … Run the repair tool to repair any damaged game files.
Can’t connect to Blizzard services?
Reset your network devices to make sure your router hasn’t become flooded with data. Run Software Update to check for pending updates to software, drivers, and firmware. … Release and renew your IP and flush your DNS to resolve any network conflicts.