Troubleshooting Minecraft Server Issues

Gaming

By Atharv Sharma
Published Jan 04, 2022

Hindustan Times

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Minecraft is one of the most popular sandbox multiplayer games of all time, with thousands of new players joining every month

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Mojang, the game's developer, also provides regular updates that improve the game's experience

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However, Minecraft, like any other internet-connected game, has server issues that might cause download troubles for players who are waiting to connect to the game

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Here are some quick troubleshooting tips if you are facing server issues in Minecraft

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Minecraft server is down

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Every internet-connected service runs on servers, which must be taken down from time to time to install updates or perform maintenance

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If you can access typical websites and check apps on your phone, it's a good idea to check for maintenance schedules before attempting to reset your network or reboot your computer

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Firewall is blocking your connection

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When an app needs to connect to the internet, it will occasionally ask for permission via a firewall prompt

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It's recommended to double-check your firewall settings to ensure the game can connect to the internet

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Pirated software

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Most servers filter out players with pirated software and display server faults, thus gamers should avoid using a false or illegally obtained version of the game

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