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What is a ‘download configuration failure error’ on COD mobile?

Many COD mobile players have recently encountered the problem when starting the game. After downloading the game from the Google Play Store, the default loading screen will appear when players activate the COD mobile on their devices, but soon, a pop-up message will appear on the screen stating, ‘Download configuration failed. Make sure your device is connected to the network and restart the game. ‘

Whether the players are connected via mobile data or WiFi, this message still appears, thus annoying them every time they try to sign in to the game. In this article, we will discuss and explain the error and show you how to solve this problem.

What is ‘Download Configuration Failure Error’ on COD Mobile and how to resolve it?

The error displayed on the screen is actually a network error that does not allow players to connect to the game’s servers, although the device is connected via mobile data or via WiFi.

There are two ways to fix this error on COD mobile. The first uses a VPN to connect to servers, the second destroys cache files and restarts the game. Connecting to a VPN may not be the right thing to do when it comes to increasing ping in the game. The latter method will be detailed, it will definitely work on all devices.

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To reconnect with COD mobile servers, follow the steps listed below:

  • Open your Android or iOS device.
  • Go to Settings> Applications & Notifications> Applications
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Image Credit: MKTech
Image Credit: MKTech
  • A drop-down list of all maps on the mobile device will appear. Find the COD mobile icon and click on it.
Image Credit: MKTech
Image Credit: MKTech
  • Now, click on the ‘Force Stop’ button available in the upper right or lower right corner of the mobile screen.
  • Click ‘OK’ to confirm the Force Stop option.
  • Now, click on the ‘Data Application’ option under the COD Mobile Application menu.
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Image Credit: MKTech
  • Scroll down and make sure all network options in the list are allowed.
  • Come back to the home screen and restart the COD mobile.

The game now runs smoothly without any network error issues.

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Posted 03 November 2020, 18:58 IST