How To Fix Warzone “Cannot Access Online Services” Error


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You get the error “Cannot access online services” in Warzone? Here is what you need to know.

If you have recently tried to launch a game of Warzone, you may have encountered an error stating “Cannot access online services”. There are generally three causes for the problem: there may be server issues, issues with the player’s internet, or network hardware. Before trying to fix the error on your end, it is always worth checking if the Warzone servers are down. To verify Activision official status page, or their social media support channels, to see if anything’s up.

If not, the problem may be on your side. If so, try some of these fixes below.

A good first step is to restart Call of Duty: Warzone. The game might need to update or could benefit from a reset, helping the issue resolve itself. If that doesn’t work, restarting your system can help the game as well.

Another option, if you are playing on PC, is to flush the DNS. Your temporary network files may be the source of a problem. To do this, follow these steps:

A final option is to change your DNS. Log in to your router’s setup page and change Primary and Secondary DNS to one of these options:

If after doing this you are still having issues, it is likely that there is an issue with Activision’s servers that may not have been reported yet. Your best bet here is to just wait and hope that he comes back online soon. Keep an eye on the status channels to stay in the loop.



Veronica J. Snell