How to Fix “Unable to Access Online Services” on Warzone


Are you tired of getting “Warzone unable to access online services” error when trying to play Call of Duty- Warzone? It may seem annoying when you get this error even during your stable internet connection.

If you are trying to fix the error, look no further. We bring you the list of fixes to the Warzone connectivity issue below.

Fixed Warzone unable to access online services

Before moving on to the solutions to the problem, it is better to understand that you get the error when the server is down. You may also experience the issue if your computer is having trouble connecting to the internet or the server.

Now that we know the cause, let’s look at the solutions below.

Check server status

Before changing your system settings, you can check whether the Warzone servers are online or not. You can go to the Activision support website and check if the servers are working.

Once on the support page, browse the drop-down menu on the right and select Call of Duty Warzone. You can then see if the servers are online on all platforms.

If the servers are offline, you will have to wait until they are back up. But if they are running and you still encounter the error, you can move on to the next process.

Restart devices

Preliminary fixes include all the simple and straightforward steps you can take to remove the possibility of minor bugs. You can restart your PC, game, and router to clear any bugs or issues that may appear during startup.

Close background apps

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Additionally, you can also close background apps that can hog your internet connectivity, such as Google Chrome or other Internet browsers. You can head to the Task Manager and kill the processes so they don’t run in the background.

Switch to local network

If you are connected via WiFi, it is advisable to switch to a LAN connection if possible. Wired connections give you more stable Internet connectivity than Wi-Fi. However, if switching to the local network is not possible, try to get as close as possible to the router. You can also try disconnecting other devices on the same network so you don’t share bandwidth with them.

Troubleshoot your internet connection

If you seem to be having trouble connecting to the internet only on your device, you can try the Windows troubleshooter option:

  1. To open Research.
  2. Type Troubleshooting Settings and knock Walk in.
  3. Go to Other convenience stores.
  4. Hit it Course button next to Internet connection.Internet troubleshooting
  5. Follow the pop-up window to complete the troubleshooting process.
  6. Now in the list of other convenience stores look for Network adapters.
  7. Hit it Course side button.troubleshooting-network-adapter
  8. Follow the troubleshooting wizard to complete the process

Link Activison and Blizzard accounts

It’s best to remember that you might run into the problem if you haven’t linked your Activision and Blizzard accounts. If you fall into the same category, you can go to the Activision website and log in, access the profile and select Account Link. You can then link your Blizzard account and check if the problem persists.

Flush DNS cache

Flushing the DNS cache can clear your PC’s internet cache and refresh your internet connection.

  1. Course Command Prompt via search as administrator.
  2. Type the following commands one at a time and press Walk in.Flush DNSipconfig/flushdns
    netsh winsock resetRenew DNS and run netsh command
  3. To restart your computer.

Change DNS

Simply put, changing your DNS changes where you get information from. It has several advantages, such as faster downloads and reliable connection.

  1. Open search, type Control Panel to press Enter.
  2. Go to Network and Internet.
  3. Now head to Network and Sharing Center.Control Panel
  4. Select the Change adaptation settings located on the left.
  5. Find the connection you are using and open it.
  6. Next, head over to Properties in the pop-up window.
  7. Search and select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  8. Click Properties.Network properties
  9. Select the use the following DNS server addresses located at the bottom.
  10. Add the following servers in the boxes.
    Preferred DNS Server:
    Alternate DNS Server:
  11. press OK to save changes.

Change DNS on PS4

Since Warzone is also available on PlayStation, you can change DNS on console by following these steps.

  1. Go to Settings from the menu.
  2. Browse Network and head to View connection status.
  3. Copy the IP address, default gateway and subnet mask.
  4. Now go back to Network Settings and browse Configure Internet connection.Internet connection settings on PS4
  5. Once you have selected your Internet, select Configure Internet connection.
  6. On the next screen, go to Custom.
  7. Then head to IP address settings and select Manual.
  8. Enter the IP address, subnet mask and default gateway previously copied into the respective spaces.
  9. Change DNS to the following values.
    Primary DNS:
    Secondary DNS
    configure internet connection on ps4
  10. to push on Following.
  11. When prompted, select Automatique for MTU settings and Do not use for Proxy server.
  12. Test the connection to see if it works well.
  13. Launch the game and see if the problem persists.

Talk to Activision Support

If nothing has worked so far, you can go to Activision Support and submit a ticket. So doping can be your best step to solving the problem. Be sure to mention your problem in detail along with the solutions you have tried so far. It can speed up your process and support can help you easily.

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However, it is best to keep in mind that this process may take some time. Although support will contact you as soon as possible, it may take a day or two or more.

Hope you solved your problem easily and now you can play smoothly without any error disturbing your game.


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