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How to add someone in League of Legends?

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League of Legends is more than just a game; it’s a social experience. The game offers more than just battles on Summoner’s Rift, it provides an opportunity to build alliances and enjoy gaming with friends.

Adding friends on League of Legends is quite easy and often requires only a few steps. You can watch the YouTube video or continue reading the article below:

In this article, we’ll explain how and why you should add someone to your friends list in League of Legends.

Here’s what we will cover:

Why add friends in League of Legends?

Before heading to how you can add someone in League of Legends, let us first understand why this is important for you:

  • Play with real-life friends: Not all your friends are available to meet offline and adding them to your League of Legends account is one way to meet them.
  • Forge new alliances: In League of Legends, you need to expand your network of allies and collaborate with like-minded players.
  • Enhance communication: You can communicate easily with your friends through in-game chat and messaging.

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How to add friends in League of Legends?

There are three ways to add friends in League of Legends:

Add friends directly

This is probably the easiest way to add friends in LOL. All you have to do is open the League of Legends client and then follow these steps given below:

Step 1: Open LOL client and then click on the Add Friend icon beside Social.

Step 2: Next, enter the Summoner’s name of the person that you want to add and then click on Add Friend.

Add players that you have recently played with

Below the search box where you have entered the Summoner’s Name of the person you want to add, you’ll see the Summoner’s Name of people that you have recently played with. Just hover your mouse over the player’s name that you want to add as a friend and then click on the Add Friend button as shown in the screenshot above.

Add friends after the game

In League of Legends, you get a chance to add friends after the game has been over. Once the scoreboard appears after the game, you can easily add players from there.

Step 1: Post-game head to the Scoreboard tab at the top.

Step 2: Hover the mouse pointer over the players to unlock options. Click on Add Friend and you’re good to go.

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Tips for adding friends efficiently

Here is some tips for adding friends effectively in League of Legends:

  • Use correct usernames: Always use correct usernames while adding friends to avoid sending the friend request to the wrong person.
  • Utilise recent players list: You can take advantage of the recent players list that we have mentioned in the second method above. In this list, you can easily find the players that you have recently played.
  • Communicate with potential friends: It is always better to send a message along with a friend request. Usually, introducing yourself along with a simple greeting does the job.

In conclusion, you should add friends in League of Legends to further increase your chances of winning multi-player games.

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here: