How To Fix VALORANT Error Code VAN 1 in 2023

A common problem plaguing the VALORANT Community when starting up their game is Error Code VAN 1. In this article, we will be discussing what it is and how to fix it.

For an online game like VALORANT, it is not very uncommon to run into some bugs, crashes, and errors. However, it can sometimes get frustrating, especially if you are trying to get into VALORANT after a long busy day and the game decides not to run properly.

When VALORANT encounters an error, a message pops up containing error codes so you can figure out what is wrong or why you are having difficulty running your game. However, solving the issue is not as easy as it sounds because the message VALORANT displays do not directly instruct you on how to solve the problem.

Rather, the client shows you a message and an error code. Every Error Code has a numeric value ranging from 0 to 152, and each of the codes has a different meaning and reason behind the cause of the issue you are facing.

One of the common error codes is Error Code VAN 1. Many of you might have faced Error Code VAN 1 without knowing what it is, what it does, and how to fix it. So, in this article, we will be diving into detail about VALORANT Error code VAN 1.

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What is VALORANT Error Code VAN 1?

VALORANT Error Code VAN 1 is one of the more common errors you can encounter in VALORANT. It occurs mostly when you are just starting up the game.


Error Code VAN 1 stands for VALORANT has encountered connection error. Please relaunch client to reconnect. To be more precise, it occurs mostly when Riot Client fails to start properly due to a faulty launch of the client.

How to Fix (A complete step-by-step guide)

The fix to the VALORANT Error Code VAN 1 problem is pretty straightforward. Since the code means that there has been a connection error, you can fix it by simply restarting the game.

Here is the step-by-step guide:

  1. Close VALORANT.
  2. Close the Riot client.
  3. Open task manager (Ctrl+shift+Esc)
  4. Click “More details.”
  5. From there, check if VALORANT or the Riot client is still running.
  6. If they are, simply select them and hit “End Task.” (Make sure not to close Vanguard)
  7. Now restart the client and log into the game.

If you follow these steps carefully, your problem regarding Error Code VAN 1 should be resolved. However, if your problem isn’t resolved after following all these steps, you can create a ticket from VALORANT Support page.

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