League Of Legends Not Working? Here Are Some Methods You Can Use!

One of the most popular online multiplayer online battle arena, league of legends offers you an amazing gaming experience. Although it is a solid and composed game, any problems may occur sometimes, for example, error code 0 0 4, league black screen, an unknown direct x error, etc.

Moreover, this game also causes serious problems while being operated in a windows 10 version.

The cause for this problem might include various reasons- severe network issues, connectivity issues, installation issues, etc. Loop mentioned are some effective methods you can apply to fix the league of legends problem that you are facing.

Method 1- Try running your game from the installation directory.

If your game, league of legends, is not opening while double-clicking the shortcut icon on your desktop, chai using the main executable file that is present in the installation folder to access this game and open it. The steps to do so are mentioned below-

Step 1- Open the file explorer of your device and locate C:\Riot Games\League of Legends.

Step 2- Now try double-clicking on LeagueClient.exe inside the above-mentioned folder and check if the league of legends is opening properly. You can also try and right-clicking on the previously mentioned file and choosing to run your game as administrator. 

Step 3- If after following this method, your game runs without any issues, this indication might predict that the shortcut downloaded on your device is corrupted and is causing the league of legends not to launch or open. if you want to avoid this you can create another shortcut for your game on the desktop.

Method 2- Try disabling all the running league of legends processes from the background.

The users of this game have created that if a few processes are running in the background, they can prevent league of legends from opening and processing. If you want to fix this issue, try disabling all the league of legends processes from the background in the task manager. The steps to follow the above procedure are mentioned below.

Step 1- Open the task manager in your windows 10 device and go to the tab named processes.

Step 2- After you have open the processes tab, choose the option of the league of legends and click on the button to end the task.

Step 3- Now try launching your league of legends and see if it is working properly.

Method 3- Try changing user.cfg and deleting LeagueClient.exe.

Sometimes, the reason for league of legends not opening is none of the above-mentioned causes but the issue related to the user.cfg file. This file at times won’t allow league of legends to launch or open in windows 10. To fix this issue you have to modify the league of legends in the client section.

The steps to do so are mentioned below.

Step 1- Navigate your path to C:\Riot Games\League of Legends and then find \RADS\system in the previously mentioned file.

Step 2- Now right-click on the user.cfg file and use the notepad on your device to open it.

Step 3-  Change leagueClientOptIn=yes to leagueClientOptIn=no.

Step 4- Now click on the save button to save the above-mentioned changes.

Step 5- Now try opening the game again. After this go to the directory folder of the league of legends and delete the LeagueClient.exe file from that folder.

Step 6- Finally double click in the launcher.exe file to run the league of legends from the install directory.

Method 4- Try forcing the game to update itself.

Sometimes the league of Legends file won’t open because it might have been corrupted because of an inappropriate process of installation. You can fix this issue by updating the game. train today there is no direct option for updating the game but you can do it by deleting some files from the installation folder and eventually forcing the game to update itself. The steps to do so are given below.

Step 1- Go to the installation directory of your device and then navigate your path to RADS followed by opening the folder of projects.

Step 2- In the folder of projects, delete the folders named- league_client and lol_game_client. 

Step 3- Now open the solutions folder and delete the files that are named league_client_sin and lol_game_client.sin.

Step 4- After you have completed this process, try restarting your PC and relaunching League of Legends again. Actually, this will force your game to update itself automatically.

Method 5- Try repairing the installation.

After trying all the above methods, if your league of Legends is still not opening, it means that there might be an issue with the installation of the game itself ie. The installation files must be corrupted. This issue can be fixed by repairing the installation. The steps to do so are mentioned below-

Step 1- Right-click on the league of Legends shortcut icon present on the desktop and choose the option to run it as an administrator from the drop-down menu.

Step 2- When the launcher opens on your screen, click on the cogwheel icon followed by clicking on the initiate full repair option.

Step 3- A little time will be required to repair the installation. After your installation is repaired, try restarting the game again.

Method 6- Try re-installing league of Legends.

when the league of Legends app won’t open on your device you can install the game from your computer and then reinstall it to see whether the issue that you are facing is fixed or not.


The above listed are all the possible solutions that you can try to execute if you are a league of Legends game is not working on your device.

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