If you are a Valorant game player and facing Error Code 19, then this guide will help you fix the issue. This usually occurs when there is a problem with the Riot Client and restarting the Riot Client is known to help in most cases.
Valorant is a desktop-exclusive five versus five multiplayer first-person hero shooter game developed by Riot games. It is the first game developed by Riot Games in the shooters’ genre. Currently, the game is available only for Windows PC users and the developers may launch it on other platforms and devices in the future.
What does the error code VAL 19 mean in Valorant?
The error code VAL 19 indicates that there is an issue either with the Riot servers or with the game itself. You may also see this error code in valorant if the Riot servers are under maintenance. Hence, there is no need to worry about this error code. If you get this error, check the Riot server status and restart the Riot Client.
Why am I getting VAL code 19?
If you see the error code VAL 19 in Valorant, this means that the Riot Client is unable to make a connection with the Riot servers. Check your internet connection and restart your router. If the issue was occurring due to your network connection, this will fix it. If the error was occurring due to Riot server issues, you have to wait till they resolve it.
Fix Valorant Error Code 19 on PC
Error code 19 on Valorant means that there are issues with the Riot client. The best fix to try at first is to restart the Riot Client. If it does not fix the issue, try the following fixes.
- Check your internet connection
- Terminate all Riot processes and restart the client
- Update Riot Client and Valorant
Let’s get into the details of each method and fix the issue.
1] Check your internet connection
Riot Client needs to connect with the server to be able to launch and let you play Valorant. It needs to have a good internet connection. Make sure your internet connection is working fine by speed testing it. If your internet connection is good, restart your PC and launch the Riot Client again.
2] Terminate all Riot processes and restart the client
Open Task Manager on your PC and end all the processes in the name of Riot Client, Valorant, Vanguard, etc.
Then, relaunch the Riot Client which starts all the processes automatically. See, if it has fixed the issue.
3] Update Riot Client and Valorant
Check if there are any updates pending for Riot Client or Valorant and install them. If there are no updates available and the issue is not fixed, uninstall the game, and reinstall it.
Any one of the above methods should help you fix the Valorant error code 19. If not contact the Riot Games, support team.
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