How To Fix Battlefield 5 Matchmaking Failed Error?

Looking to fix the Matchmaking failed issue with Battlefield 5? Here’s all you will need on that.

Battlefield 5 players are facing the Matchmaking Failed error every time they are trying to get into a game. While it is a recurring error, it is usually connected to the servers or the internet connection and may or may not have anything to do with you. Nevertheless, since you are looking for a solution, our guide has what you need.

Although there is no permanent fix to this issue, there are a few troubleshooting tips that players might helpful. While we cannot guarantee that this issue will be fixed, the solutions mentioned can potentially get rid of the error and allow you some gaming time.

Battlefield 5 Matchmaking Failed Error

Allow Battlefield 5 on Windows Defender Firewall
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Since there is no permanent fix, players will have to rely on these troubleshooting tips to solve the Matchmaking Failed issue in Battlefield 5. However, before going through all that, we recommend you check the Battlefield 5 server status. Since a server outage may be out of your hand, all you would have to do is wait for them to be fixed. If that’s not the case, here are a few things you can try.

Check Internet Connection

Since the Battlefield 5 Matchmaking Failed issue is connected to your Internet network, the first thing to do is make sure your Internet Connection is working. A speed test works splendidly and will give you an idea if this is the reason of the issue. Along with that, avoid any major download on any of your devices that might use up more Bandwidth to steer clear of connection issues.

Allow Battlefield 5 on Windows Defender Firewall

Your Windows Defender Firewall settings might be blocking the game and this might cause the matchmaking issue with Battlefield V. Here’s how you can add it to the Exception list:

  • Open the Firewall & Network Protection from your Windows Security.
  • Locate and click Allow an app through Firewall.
  • Look for the Battlefield 5 files in the list.
  • If you can’t find it, follow these steps –
    • Click on Change Settings.
    • Click on Add Another App.
    • Browse for your Battlefield V Files and then Add the game to the Exception list.
  • Once you add the game to the Exception list, it should not have any problem with Windows Defender.

Restart Modem & Router

How To Fix Battlefield 5 Matchmaking Failed
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Your modem and router might have collected a lot of unnecessary cache which might be giving you troubles while playing Battlefield 5. Restarting them will help you get a much faster and resolved network connection. Additionally, since modem and routers are running 24/7, they might get overheated on occasions. A simple restart is enough to cool it down and help it function better.

Queue for Different Game Mode

EA suggests that players should try and queue for a different game mode and cancel after a few seconds. Now, when you try to matchmake again, you might not face the error and get into the game again.

Sign out & Sign in to EA Account

This seems to have worked for some players so try it out and check if you are able to see the update button by signing out of your account and signing in.

Download Latest Battlefield V Update

Make sure you have the latest update of the game or you might face the Battlefield 5 Matchmaking Failed error almost every time. It won’t take too long if you focus the internet bandwidth on the download.

If nothing is working, it’s best if you contact Battlefield V Support for more professional help. Since you are playing Battlefield V, do check out our other guides while you are here at Gamer Tweak.