Troubleshoot EA servers unable to connect

In this article, I will discuss how to troubleshoot when unable to connect to EA servers.

Checking Server Status and Internet Connection

To troubleshoot EA servers unable to connect, the first step is to check the server status by visiting the EA website or checking their social media for any reported outages. Next, ensure your internet connection is stable by running a speed test or trying to connect with other devices. If everything seems fine but you still can’t connect, try resetting your router or restarting your device. Additionally, you can check for any Windows updates or firewall settings that may be blocking the connection. If the issue persists, consider reaching out to EA support for further assistance.

Resetting Network Configurations and Modifying Proxy Settings

  • Resetting network configurations:
    • Open Command Prompt as an administrator by searching for it in the Start menu, right-clicking on it, and selecting Run as administrator.
    • Type the following commands one by one, pressing Enter after each:
      • ipconfig /release
      • ipconfig /renew
      • ipconfig /flushdns
    • Restart your computer to apply the changes.
  • Modifying proxy settings:
    • Open Internet Options by searching for it in the Start menu.
    • Go to the Connections tab and click on LAN settings.
    • Uncheck the box next to Use a proxy server for your LAN if it is checked.
    • Click OK to save the changes.
    • Restart your computer to apply the changes.

Disabling Firewall and Updating Windows

Firewall settings menu

To troubleshoot EA servers unable to connect, try disabling your firewall temporarily. Open the Windows Defender Security Center and navigate to Firewall & network protection. Toggle the switch to turn off the firewall.

Troubleshooting Connection Issues

If you are experiencing connection issues with EA servers, try checking your internet connection and make sure it is stable. Restart your router and modem to refresh the connection. If the issue persists, disable any VPN or proxy servers that may be interfering with the connection.

You can also try disabling your firewall temporarily to see if it is blocking the connection. Check for any Windows updates that may be affecting your network settings. If all else fails, you may need to contact EA support for further assistance.


Why can I not connect to EA servers?

You cannot connect to EA servers due to possible issues like a weak internet connection, offline servers, incorrect date/time settings, ISP interference, or account problems. To resolve this and maintain a stable connection, try the following fixes and checks.

Are EA servers down today?

Yes, there are no reported issues with EA servers today. The last outage was on Thursday, May 6th, lasting around 60 minutes.

Why is EA not letting me play online?

EA is not letting you play online because there may be issues with the cache on your gaming platform. Try clearing the cache to see if that resolves the problem.

How to fix the EA servers are unable to process your request at the current moment?

The issue of EA servers being unable to process your request at the current moment can be resolved by contacting an EA Game advisor on the EA Help website. They will be able to look into the issue further and provide assistance. Instructions on how to use EA Help chat can be found on the website.

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