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How to fix Darktide backend error: Error signing in? 

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Warhammer Darktide 4K is a first-person shooter game that was launched in late 2022. However, many players started reporting Backend error:Error signing in while launching the game.

In this article, we have curated a list of seven fixes that you can try to fix this error.

Check the server status

This error has nothing to do with you and everything to do with Fatshark’s server. Nonetheless, you can try some usual fixes to correct any issues arising from your side before blaming the companies.

You can check out Darktide Comms on Twitter and Discord for updates regarding internet outages or server problems.

Also read: How to fix Darktide error code 2001? 

Test your internet connection

You can factory reset the router if you think there is a problem with it or try to update the latest firmware on the router.

You can also talk with your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to find out the current status of the internet in your area. Furthermore, you can use the services of third-party websites like Downdetector or Speedtest by Ookla to check your internet speed.

Check Firewall settings

Another way is to check whether the Firewall is on or off. If the Firewall is activated, then you must configure the Firewall to allow the game to run.

Here are the steps to configure Firewall in Windows:

Step 1: Press Windows+R and then type Firewall.cpl into the run prompt, then press Enter.

Step 2: Click Restore Defaults from the menu on the left.

Step 3: Then, click on Restore Defaults and select Yes to confirm the prompt.

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Power cycling the network devices

Power cycling basically means turning off any electrical and then turning it back on. If you are experiencing a backend error on Darktide, you can try to power cycle your modem and router. Just unplug the devices and wait for a minute or so. Then plug the devices back and then restart the game.

Optimising your internet connection for a better speed

If your internet speed is not up to the mark, you could bypass the router and connect your computer directly to the modem. Unplug the Ethernet cable from the router and plug it into your computer. If the

Remember to shut down the router and the modem before performing any operation. Also, close any other programs that are using the internet.

If you use any wireless connections like a hotspot, try to switch to a more stable connection. Do these steps and then try to run Warhammer Darktide 4K again.

Also read: How to find Valorant server status?

Verify game files

Here’s how to verify game files on Steam:

Step 1: Head over to your Steam Library, right-click on Warhammer 4K and select Properties.

Step 2: Head over to the Local Files tab.

Step 3: Click on Verify integrity of local files… and let Steam do its thing. 

Although in the screenshots we have verified the files of CS GO, you can do the same for Warhammer 4K. The screenshots are here only for reference. You can also try to restart the Steam app to fix the issue.

Enable VPN

Many players have reported that enabling the VPN and then selecting the geolocation to some other country can fix the error in Darktide. The tech market is full of top-notch VPNs like NordVPN, ProtonVPN, and UrbanVPN, among others.

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Kumar Hemant

Kumar Hemant

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