The Wild Rift stuck on checking local files is one of the common issues that you might experience with this new game. This could be caused by a permission issue or a glitch in the app. Fixing this requires you to give permission to the app or clear its cache data.
Wild Rift is a new 5×5 MOBA mobile game developed by RIOT games that aims to bring the League of Legends PC experience to smartphones. It’s currently in closed beta with a few territories having access to the game however the open beta will be starting soon which means more players can enjoy playing the game.
Stuck on checking local files when starting Wild Rift
Some players have reported that they are experiencing this particular error when opening the game. There are several factors that can cause this problem however the most likely reason is that you might not have given access permission to the app or it could be caused by corrupted cached data. Here’s what you need to do to fix this problem.
Method 1: Make sure Wild Rift is given permission to access your phone storage
One requirement for the app to work properly is for it to be able to access the phone storage.
Time needed: 2 minutes.
Allow app to access your phone storage
- Tap on Settings.
You can do this by swiping up from the Home screen then tapping on the Settings icon.
- Tap on Apps & Notifications.
This allows you to access your phone permission settings.
- Tap on See all apps.
This will show you a list of all apps installed in your phone.
- Tap on Wild Rift.
This will open the Wild Rift app settings on your phone.
- Tap on Permissions.
This is where you can access the app permission settings.
- Tap on Storage.
This is where you can access the storage permission setting.
- Tap on Allow.
This allows the app to access your phone storage.
Method 2: Clear the Wild Rift cache and data to fix stuck on checking local files
There are cases when corrupted cached data can cause this problem which is why you should try clearing the cache and data of the app. Before clearing this data you should upgrade your Google Play Account to a Riot Account to ensure your content and progress is not lost.
- Tap on Settings
- Tap on Apps & Notifications
- Tap on See all apps
- Tap on WildRift
- Tap on Storage & Cache
- Tap on Clear Storage and Clear Cache. Make sure to confirm your action.
If the problem still persists then try reinstalling the app. This way you will be getting the latest version of the app from the Google Play Store.
After performing the steps listed above you will successfully fix the Wild Rift stuck on checking local files problem.
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