If your Call of Duty Mobile game won’t connect, there’s high likelihood that it may go away on its own. Major issues with this game have so far been due to server issues which are usually fixed by Activision in no time. So, if your game won’t start all of a sudden, or if you’re getting a particular error like “Unable to connect to game, please try again,” don’t panic. You can just patiently wait for the problem to disappear and return to the game later on.
However, if the issue seems to be taking its sweet time, there are a number of possible solutions that you can try too. Follow our suggestions below on what to do.
Causes why Call of Duty Mobile may fail to start
Call of Duty Mobile may not connect or launch due to a number of factors. Oftentimes, game issues may go away on their own due to server-side lag, network errors, coding problems, or temporary glitches.
Since Call of Duty Mobile was launched in 2019, there had been intermittent server-side issues for this game. It’s for the publisher’s (Activision) own interests to fix server problems right away so these types of problems are usually fixed. As a gamer, all you need to do when this happens is to either wait for a resolution or install a game update.
If you only recently noticed that your Call of Duty Mobile won’t start, the first thing that you must do is to find out if there’s an on-going server problem. Go to Google and search for news about Call of Duty Mobile and see if there’s a problem. This is a popular game with tens of millions of downloads so any problem that affects a significant number of users will most likely grab the attention of the major tech news outlets.
Random app bug.
Apps can sometimes encounter glitches whether in Android or iOS. If you have an issue with this game all of a sudden, you can conduct basic app troubleshooting like force quitting it and clearing its cache. Both of these solutions are usually effective in fixing minor, random app glitches.
Weak internet connection.
Call of Duty Mobile may not work properly when internet connection is intermittent or weak. Make sure that your 4G LTE or wifi is stable when gaming.
Also, you might want to consider the possibility of an network connection issue. If you rely on cellular or mobile data connection while playing, try to monitor if the signal bars fluctuate to indicate a possibility of a network issue.
Coding errors, whether within an app or software, may interfere with a particular app. Make sure that you update your game as well as the software in order to lessen the chances of an issue.
Troubleshooting Call of Duty Mobile that won’t start or connect
There are a number of solutions that you can try if Call of Duty Mobile won’t launch. Learn what you need to do below.
- Check for server-side problems.
Open your web browser and search for news regarding your Call of Duty Mobile game. If you find online resources about an issue with this game, follow recommendations, if available, on how to fix it.
You can also visit the game’s official Twitter account for official updates and news.
- Restart the app.
In case the app has encountered a bug, you’ll want to refresh it by closing and reopening it. This can be an effective fix for minor, temporary glitches that may develop if an app is left running for a long time.
- Reboot the device.
Depending on your device, pressing the Power button and selecting a “Restart” option may be the way to reboot your device. You can also try to press and hold the Power button until your phone restarts. You’ll want to perform this step if the previous step failed to fix your game issue.
- Install app and software update.
Although Call of Duty Mobile won’t allow online gaming when its outdated, you still want to make sure that you manually check for a game update if it won’t connect. Open the Play Store app and see if there’s an available app update.
Also, make sure that your phone’s software is running its latest version.
- Clear app cache.
So far, an effective way to fix known Call of Duty Mobile issues is to clear its cache. To do this, go to your device’s Settings>Apps>Call of Duty Mobile>Storage>Clear cache.
- How To Fix Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller Disconnecting Issue
- How To Fix Nintendo Switch Fast Battery Drain Issue
- How To Fix Nintendo Switch Game Card Not Working
- Easy Steps To Connect A Nintendo Switch To A TV
Get help from us
Having Issues with your phone? Feel free to contact us using this form. We’ll try to help. We also create videos for those wanting to follow visual instructions. Visit our TheDroidGuy Youtube Channel for troubleshooting.