How to Fix BlueStacks Failed to Connect to Server: Network Error

When it comes to using Android Apps on PC, the BlueStacks Emulator is the best option. It supports all the Android Apps with similar user interface as provided by Android Smartphones. I personally used BlueStacks for using WhatsApp on PC and had a great experience. But while using BlueStacks, I found an annoying error that stated, “BlueStacks Failed to Connect to Server. No App Found. Please check your Internet Connection and Try Again.”  After few restarts of BlueStacks, this error got diminished, but it kept on coming later on. So I realized that this is not the actual method to fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error. After a lot of research on this, I finally came up with some actual methods to fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server. So, in this article, I will be introducing some methods to fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error.

INSTRUCTIONS TO FIX BLUESTACKS FAILED TO CONNECT TO SERVER ERROR

  1. Make sure that your internet connection is working fine.
  2. If you are using a low bandwidth internet connection, disable all background internet services such as Windows Updates or other Internet based services.
  3. It will also be good if you are using the latest version of BlueStacks on your system.

HOW TO FIX BLUESTACKS FAILED TO CONNECT TO SERVER ERROR

In this section, we will be giving you some methods to fix BlueStacks Failed to connect to server error. You can go through any of the methods as applicable for you.

METHOD 1: TEMPORARILY DISABLE ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION

  • If you are using any Antivirus on your system, then you should first disable it.
  • Run BlueStacks.
  • Then sync your Google Account with BlueStacks.
  • Now you can enable the Antivirus protection on your system.
  • Now you shouldn’t be encountering BlueStacks failed to connect to server error.

METHOD 2: INSTALL APPS DIRECTLY THROUGH APK FILES

If the above method was unable to fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error, then you try out this method. Here, all you need to do is to download the Android APK files and then install apps directly through APK files.

METHOD 3: GRANT REQUIRED PRIVILEGES TO BLUESTACKS

In this method, you need to make sure that you have granted full control to BlueStacks. This can also fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error. Go through the mentioned below:

  • Go to Program Files (x86) folder.
  • Search for BlueStacks folder.
  • Right Click on the folder and select Properties.
  • Select the Security tab on the top.
  • Click on Edit button.
  • Select your system users.
  • Here make sure that you have allowed full control as shown in the screenshots below.

 

Fix BlueStacks Failed to Connect to Server

 

Fix BlueStacks Failed to Connect to Server

So these were the three easy yet efficient methods to fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error. Hope you liked this article on “How to Fix BlueStacks failed to connect to server error”. In case of any queries regarding this, feel free to ask via comments.

Akhil Prajapati

  • Arsalan

    Thank you for this helpful post
    My problem was for my windows update , I turned that off and my problem solved.
    <3

    • Akhil Prajapati

      Welcome Arsalan 🙂
      Glad it worked for you.

  • John Smith

    Option 3 didn’t work. I found and changed permissions for blue stack, but no change on the google server issue.

    • Aymen Tajine

      same here .. the thing that I have to reinstall bleustacks every time I start the PC .. even with a permission with my Antivirus .. it’s the same thing .. I can’t connect with it ..