‘Among Us’ is recently making a good noise in the gaming industry. It is known for its well-designed and intuitive gameplay.
However, some players keep reporting that they are facing a “disconnected from Server” error on Among Us.
Though this game was officially launched in 2018, it did not get any traction till the second half of 2020.
In the midst of August 2020, Among us game has seen a huge spike in the number of players. As a result, developers could not handle the huge traffic at once.
Currently, the game developers have made sure that they have enough capacity to handle the huge traffic of players.
However, there might be connectivity issues sometimes, due to which the players might see a “disconnected from server” error.
In this article, we have mentioned various methods to fix the “Among Us disconnected from server” error.
Methods to Fix Among Us Disconnected From Server Error
Method 1: Check the Status of the Among Us Server
If you are facing issues in playing the Among Us game, then check the status of Innersloth’s server (Among Us game development company).
Sometimes, the game developers put down one or two servers for maintenance purposes. If you are trying to play the game at this point in time, you might face a connectivity issue.
You can check the status of the Among Us game servers by visiting websites like down detector.
In case the servers of Among Us are working fine, but you are unable to connect to the game, then there might be other issues like game settings, app cache, etc., Check the other reasons below and try fixing them as mentioned in each section.
Method 2: Restart the Game
Try to restart the Among Us game if you are facing a server error. Sometimes, one or two files might get disrupted, which leads to a server error. You can fix this by closing the game and restarting it.
If you are using the game on a Windows PC
- Firstly, try to navigate to the settings and type ‘Task Manager.’
- Now, you can find the list of apps open and running in the background.
- Check for the Among Us application under the ‘Processes’ section.
- Click on the ‘Application’ and select ‘End Task’.
If you are using an Android Phone, then:
- Go to ‘Settings’.
- Click on ‘Apps’> ‘App Management’.
- Scroll through the list of apps under that section.
- Now, select the ‘Among Us’ Application.
- Click on the ‘Force Stop’ option to close the application.
Now, go back to the Application on Windows or Android and then open it. This should solve the server error on ‘Among Us’.
Method 3: Change the Server
In case the server issue is not fixed in spite of following the above two methods, then try to change the server of Among Us.
If you are facing random disconnection every time, then there might be a lot of players who are connected on the same server.
To change the server on Among Us, follow the steps mentioned below:
- Firstly, open the Among Us app on your device and then tap on the option ‘Online’, which can be seen on the main menu.
- Now, you can see a world icon that is present on the bottom right (as shown in the image below). Click on it.
- Now, you can see the list of servers from various locations in the world. Select any server of your choice.
Now, see if the server disconnection issue is fixed or not.
Method 4: Restart the Device
If the Among Us servers are still not fixed, you can try to restart the device. It can eliminate the temporary bugs in your system that are hampering the performance of the application.
To restart the device, follow the steps mentioned below (on Windows):
- Press the Windows key and click on the ‘Start’ menu.
- There, you can find the power button symbol. Click on it.
- Now, click on the ‘Restart’ button from the options.
After your system restarts, open the Among Us application once again.
On Android devices, you need to simply hold the power button. Once you hold it for a few seconds, you will get a pop-up on the screen (with Restart, Power Off, Emergency) option. Click on ‘Restart’ and let the device reboot.
On iOS devices, hold the power button until you see the option ‘Slide to Power Off’. Now, drag the slider to the right, until it gets turned off. After the device gets turned off, press the power button and turn on the device.
After you turn on your respective devices, go back to the Among Us application and open it. See, if the Among Us application is now running smoothly or not.
Method 5: Look for the App Update
Sometimes disconnect issues occur on the Among Us application if it contains any bugs or errors. To make sure the bugs and errors are fixed in the application, look for the Among Us app update on the App store of the respective OS.
Windows users can go to Steam and check for updates. In case you find any updates for the Among Us app, you can click on it and get the latest version installed on your system.
If you are using an Android phone, navigate to the Google Play Store and check for the Among Us Application under the ‘My Apps & Games’ section.
Update the application (only if you find an update option beside the app name).
These are some of the common methods to fix the Among Us ‘Disconnected from Server’ error.
Do let us know which of the above-mentioned methods worked for you to solve this problem in the comment section below.