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How to Fix Apex Legends Error Code 100

Apex Legends is bare none one of the most popular Battle Royales in the world right now. With millions of users participating in the high-octane action each day, it'd be nearly impossible for some of them to not experience some issues while they play.

These usually come in the form of in-game bugs or errors that can range from minuscule to absolutely game-breaking, in some cases not even allowing players to sign in or play matches at all.

One of the main offenders is the Apex Legends "Error Code 100" an error that can affect any player.

Here's how to fix it.

What is the Error Code 100 in Apex Legends?

Apex Legends' Error Code 100 is an error that prevents players from playing Apex Legends online. This error can happen on any platform, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC included.

It's a connectivity issue, one that mainly stems from server issues due to Apex Legends' servers being over their capacity, technical glitches, or things of the like.

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How to fix Apex Legends Error Code 100

There are several ways to go about fixing Apex Legends' Error Code 100.

How to fix Apex Legends Error Code 100
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UNPLAYABLE: Apex Legends' Error Code 100 makes it so players can't connect to the game

Here is what we've found to work best.

Check Apex Legends Server Status

The first thing you can do is check Apex Legends' server status. This can be done by going to the official Apex Legends Twitter as the account usually updates the player base with any server issue.

Troubleshoot your Internet Connection

If the servers are up on Apex Legends' end it's time to look at your internet connection. First and foremost, check if your platform of choice is connected to the internet, if not, connect it, if so, move on to restarting your router.

You can restart your router by unplugging it for 10 seconds and then plugging it back in. Once that's done, reload the game.

Check your Console's Network Status

Non-PC users can check their designation console's network status. By going to either Xbox Live's network status website or PlayStation's, you can check if there are any ongoing server issues with the respective networks.

Each website will have its own checkboxes notifying what part of the servers are working or not.

Swapping to a different DNS

If you've tried all of the above and are still experiencing issues try swapping your Domain Name Server or DNS.

  • For PC, here are the steps:
    • Press WIN + R to open the control box and type in ncpa.cpl
    • Right-click your internet connection when Network Connections appear
    • Click on Properties
    • Double Click on Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
    • Select "Use the following DNS server addresses"
    • Type in for "Preferred DNS server" and for "Alternative DNS server"
    • Click OK and restart y our PC
  • For PlayStation or Xbox, here are the steps:
    • Access your console's Network Settings
      • PlayStation users can do this by heading to Settings, navigating to Network, and selecting Set up Internet Connection
      • Xbox users can do this by going to Settings, Network, Advanced Settings, and DNS Settings
    • Change the following
      • Primary DNS:
      • Secondary DNS:
      • MTU parameter: Auto
      • DNS Settings: Manual
      • Proxy server: do not use

Restart your PC or Console

When all else fails, restart your PC or Console. You can go about it in two ways, do the regular restart or unplug your platform for about 30 seconds to a minute.

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