How to Fix MTG Arena Network Error

Get back into the game!

MTG Arena is one of the most popular online trading card games of all time. Players spend many hours building the best decks to absolutely annihilate the competition. So, it can be pretty frustrating if you happen to run into a network error while you're playing or trying to log in. If you're having an issue with the network or connecting to a server, the following fixes might be your ticket back into the game. Please note, we are not responsible for any issues that may occur during this process while following any of these steps.

Related: MTG Arena Codes (December 2022)

  1. Check your router and ensure that it is working.
    • You can try to reset your router if it is not working by turning it off for a short period of time before turning it back on.
  2. Close the game and then relaunch it.
  3. Temporarily disable your firewalls or add exceptions for MTG Arena.
    • Open Control Panel.
    • Select System and Security.
    • Select Windows Firewall.
    • Turn the firewall on or off.
  4. Check out if there are any reported issues with the game at that moment.
  5. Try to connect to another network if possible to see if the issue persists.
  6. Perform a flush of your DNS cache.
    • Close the MTG Arena client.
    • Launch the Command Prompt app by pressing the Windows + R and typing cmd.exe.
    • In the command prompt, type in ipconfig /flushdns and hit Enter.
    • Next, type ipconfig /registerdns and click Enter.
    • Next, type in ipconfig /release and press Enter.
    • Lastly, type ipconfig /renew and hit Enter.
    • The last thing you'll need to do is type in netsh winsock reset and press Enter.
    • You'll then want to reset your PC before relaunching the game.

Feel free to leave a comment if you find another way that works for you different from any of the above. If none of them worked for you, then we would recommend reaching out to the MTG Arena support team and submitting a request.

For more MTG Arena, check out Best Starter Decks in MTG Arena and Is MTG Arena Down? How to check MTG Arena Server Status only on Pro Game Guides.

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