Can't Connect To Minecraft Server

Cant Connect To Minecraft Server

Reboot The Network Devices

  • Restarting is a simple but effective solution that helps you fix connection issues and other device-related issues.
  • So, restart your router and modem as the first step in troubleshooting this server connection problem.
  • Turn off the devices and unplug their power cables from them.
  • Wait for a few minutes and then turn on the router followed by the modem.

Now, check if you’re able to connect to the server. If you can’t connect to the Minecraft server again, try the next method given below.

Sign Out & Sign In To The Minecraft Account

  • If your Minecraft profile authentication and connection settings are misconfigured, there is a chance for this problem to occur.
  • To resolve it, re-sign into your account.
  • Select the Profile option on the main screen of Minecraft.
  • Locate and select the Settings option (it looks like a gear).
  • Here, you can find the Sign out of your Microsoft Account button. Select it to sign out of your account.
  • Select Sign Out again on the confirmation screen.
  • Now, you will be signed out of your Minecraft account.
  • Select the Sign In option on the main screen of Minecraft to re-sign in to your account.

Modifying The Dns Server Details

  • Check and modify your network's DNS server if the re-signing process also doesn’t resolve the server problem.
  • You can use your Windows computer that is connected to the network for the same.
  • Open the Network Connections screen on your computer.
  • Locate your network name and right-click on it.
  • Choose Properties > Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) > Properties.
  • Locate the “Use the following DNS server addresses:” option in the opened dialog box and click the radio button beside it.
  • Now, type the Preferred DNS server and Alternate DNS server details in the given fields.
  • Finally, click OK.
  • Close Minecraft (if necessary) and restart your computer.

Use Command Prompt

  • If you can’t connect to the Minecraft server even after changing the DNS server, flush the DNS and renew your network’s IP address.
  • You can do them using the Command Prompt app installed on your Windows computer.
  • Open the Command Prompt app with admin rights.
  • Now, run the ipconfig /flushdns command followed by ipconfig /renew in the opened window.

Update The Network Driver

  • If your computer’s network driver is outdated, you might face this problem.
  • Check the status of the network driver installed on your computer.Update the driver if available
  • Open the Device Manager window.
  • Expand the Network adapters section.
  • Select your network adapter under the adapters list.
  • Right-click on the selected adapter.
  • Choose the 'Update Driver...' option from the list.
  • Update the driver by following the on-screen instructions.

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