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Black Ops Cold War ‘Disconnected From Server’ Error Fix

The Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server error is frustrating to see. When players receive the ‘disconnected from server’ error message, they cannot play the game online. When over half of the game is online, this is a problem. Fortunately, there is a disconnected from server error fix. Here’s the lowdown on how to fix server disconnected error in Black Ops Cold War.

How to fix Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server error

Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server

Players being hit constantly with the CoD: Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server error message will want to check their internet connection. This is true of the Good Wolf errors and Blazing Gator error, too. There are a number of different (general) fixes that should work for different players being disconnected from the Black Ops Cold War servers.

Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server error fix

  • Check your internet connection.
  • Restart the router.
  • Restart the game.
  • Verify game files.
  • Check up on Black Ops Cold War server status.
    • Servers could be down for maintenance.
  • Change your NAT Type (detailed here for Warzone, should work for this, too).
    • Remember to get port numbers from your Xbox and PlayStation for port forwarding.
  • Link your console/Blizzard/Battle.net account to Activision Account.
    1. Make an Activision Account or log in with it.
    2. Click “Profile.”
    3. Under “Account Linking,” choose the console the game is played.
    4. Will automatically link accounts if logged in.
    5. Play the game and it should work.

Here’s hoping Treyarch rolls out a more permanent connection fix included in a future update.

Now that the fix for the Black Ops Cold War disconnected from server error is known, the game should work as intended. Here’s how to fix the equally annoying ‘not finding players’ error. Here’s a fix for the PC error 3107840166 code, too.