How to fix Minecraft Legends ‘Connecting to your account’ error

Connecting to your account error in Minecraft Legends

Minecraft Legends has several online gameplay mechanics which makes it prone to network errors. If you cannot enter the game because of the Connecting to your account prompt, learn about the probable reasons and fix them with this guide.

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that bugs and glitches are inevitable in games and Minecraft Legends is no exception. Following its April 18 launch players have already encountered an error that stops them from entering.

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The ‘Connecting to your account’ error appears before you can jump into the campaign or multiplayer modes. Despite waiting for several minutes, players were unable to proceed and there can be many reasons for this.

Let’s take a look at all the solutions to fix the ‘Connecting to your account’ error in Minecraft Legends.

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Every method to fix ‘Connecting to your account’ error in Minecraft Legends

Wait out the Minecraft Legends loading screen or press to continue

Interestingly, many players went past the ‘Connecting to your account’ error in Minecraft Legends simply by waiting or pressing the button to continue. You can disconnect your internet connection as well while waiting and it might fix the error.

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Turn off VPN

We recommend turning off any VPN applications when you’re trying to log into Minecraft Legends. VPN services can affect your internet connection leading to the ‘Connecting to your account’ error.

Clear cache on your device

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How to clear cache to fix Minecraft Legends’ error on PC:

  1. Go to Settings > System > Storage.
  2. Select Power & Sleep under Storage.
  3. Click Temporary files and allow Windows to remove them.
  4. Select Remove Files from the top left corner.
  5. Restart the device.

How to clear cache to fix Minecraft Legends’ error on Xbox:

  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  2. Go to Profile & System.
  3. Choose Settings > Devices > Connections > Blue-Ray > Persistent Storage.
  4. Select Clear Persistent Storage.

Clear cache to fix Minecraft Legends’ error on PlayStation:

  1. Power down your PlayStation console without entering Rest mode.
  2. Wait until all console lights shut off and unplug the power cord.
  3. Wait for a few minutes.
  4. Plug back the power cord and turn on your console.

Doing so forces the PlayStation console to clear cache files and you might not face the ‘Connecting to your account’ error anymore.

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Restart Minecraft Legends

Fixing the Minecraft Legends ‘Connecting to your account error’ can be as simple as restarting the game. Do remember to close the game application as well as the launcher and then restart for best results.

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Apart from these methods, you can always double-check your internet connection, antivirus settings, and Windows Firewall settings to fix minor errors. If none of the methods work, contact Minecraft Support and you should get a helpful response soon.

Minecraft Legends is a very new release and the high traffic could be a reason for such online errors. The developers might fix the bug themselves or reveal a workaround and we’ll update this article accordingly.

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