How to manually update League of Legends without problems? - Update LoL

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You can apply this method even if, on the other hand, you want avoid these annoying update difficulties at all costs, play it safe and do not complicate later with the solutions.

What are the most common mistakes that occur when updating League of Legends?

During the updates of said game, common signals can occur which are identified as slip and which usually stand out in this process. Can generate infinite download loops, problems in the appearance or interface of the launcher, as well as many other more specific ones.



That is, these drawbacks prevent users from logging into their accounts and starting the game, fortunately there are ways to solve them, even if some methods are not to the liking of the players.

One of the most frequent problems that occur in this process occurs when the button is pressed «Play» and immediately the launcher disappears and nothing happens after that.

While, for other people, what happens is that, after updating League of Legends, they never see the installer once they double-click on the program icon.

How can I manually install the game?

There is a very practical way to solve all these problems that arise during the development of the actions necessary to update League of Legends, and it is the manual mechanism.

In short, what you really need to do is download the game files again, instead of relying on those already installed on your computer to apply the changes of the new version.

Access the page and log in

To access the League of Legends site, or like an old school one, you can do a quick search on the quintessential search engine, Google. Once in the page, try to log in from the blue button in the top right corner of the site.



Access the download link and download the client

From the card "My account", which will appear after logging in with your account, you will see that, when you click on it, will an option called «Download» su you need to click.

There, you will continue with the process by clicking on the mode «Download per Windows» (or for Mac, as the case may be) so that the download of the official game client begins immediately.

Start the launcher and update the game

Next, you need to start the game launcher to be able to update League of Legends from scratch, identifying the location of the executable you downloaded earlier. Generally this is saved in the system folder called "Download" and when you find it, remember to always run it in administrator mode.

This way, Windows will use the correct settings to run them, and when that happens and will verify one or two simultaneous downloads, before the launcher returns to its original form.


After that, you just have to accept the terms of use and license so that the game starts downloading automatically to your computer, then you will have to wait until the end.

Still having trouble updating?

If the complications of updating the version of LoL persist, even when you've applied the above procedure, there may still be a glimmer of hope. Riot is aware of the problems that its game can cause for users. Therefore, he decided to develop tools that will help you find a solution.

It is called Hextech and you can find it easily on the developer's official support page. It is even a tool that is found in versions for Windows and Mac.


Just as you have been able to fix the game update issue, you can fix any other common issues that come your way.

If you can't fix any errors or issues you have with the game, you can always go live chat with tech support experts or send them a direct email.

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