Warcraft III Error - Unable to Connect to Battle.net

Updated: 3 months ago
Article ID: 34534
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Common Problems

You may be trying to connect to an invalid Battle.net server. If you are using a modem, you may need to manually connect to the Internet before connecting to Battle.net.
Error Message: Unable to connect to Battle.net

This message indicates that you are unable to connect to the selected Battle.net Classic server. Make sure you have a valid Warcraft III gateway selected and that you have an active connection to the internet.

To access the gateway selection screen:

  1. Log in to Warcraft III.
  2. In the main menu, click the magnifying glass symbol next to the Battle.net button.
  3. As a troubleshooting step, select an alternate Warcraft III gateway and see if you can connect. Visit the Connection Issues page for more information.