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Age Of Empires 4 String Not Found Error Fix

Why is the String not found text coming up in AoE 4 and how to fix it? Try these methods.

Players getting the String not found error/bug on Age of Empires 4 need not worry, because the fix is pretty simple. Since all words in the game are showing up as “string not found”, your gaming experience will get hampered to a great degree. It seems that this problem is related to the language and due to some mismatch, you are seeing the ‘code’ text in the game. Let’s look at all the things you can do to potentially solve this issue.

How to Fix Age Of Empires 4 String Not Found Error


Here are a few suggestions that can help you solve the String not found bug in AoE 4.

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image credit: ooTNGoo on Age of Empires IV forum
  • Restart Age of Empires IV.
  • Reinstall the game.
  • Verify the Game files on Steam
    • Launch the Steam client.
    • Find AoE 4 in your library.
    • Right-click on it and click on Properties.
    • Click on Local files.
    • Click on Verify integrity of game files.
    • Wait until the verification process is over.
    • Re-launch the game to see if the error persists.


As per a thread in a AoE IV forum, reinstalling fixed the issue for a player since it could be a problem with the installation files.

how to fix age of empires 4 string not found bug

Another user commented that changing your language to English also fixes the issue so you can go ahead and try that out as well. We’ve covered a guide on how to change language in AoE 4, so do check it out to know more.


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If you are wondering what the devs have to say about it, thankfully, they are aware of this issue. They have posted that they are tracking it and it should be patched out soon.

That’s everything you need to know about the fix for Age Of Empires 4 String Not Found error. In case you come across a black screen while playing or encounter crashinglagging or FPS drop, then check out our other guides to know how you can fix these issues.