How To Fix Epic Games Error Code 502?

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Epic Games Error Code 502

In This post, we are going to discuss the 502 Bad Gateway error with Epic Games. 502 Bad Gateway is an HTTP status code. As per the Mozilla Developer document, ‘This error response means that the server, while working as a gateway to get a response needed to handle the request, got an invalid response.’ This error can occur on any OS (Operating System), any browser, or any device.

If you are facing this 502 Bad Gateway error with Epic Games then below you can find all the details related to this error. 


How To Fix Epic Games Error Code 502?


Fix 1: Retry

Sometimes some temporary glitches can lead to this error, so first we will suggest reloading the Epic Games 3 to 4 times to check if it helps or not. If not then move to the second workaround.


Fix 2: Quit And Reload The Game Launcher

If retrying is not helping with the error then quit the Epic Game launcher and then relaunch it.

  • Quit from the Epic Game Launcher.
  • Now Wait for a few seconds.
  • Then Relaunch the Epic Game Launcher.
  • Now check if the error persists.

Fix 3: Restart Your Device

  • Quit the Epic Game Launcher and all the other things on your device.
  • Then Power off your device.
  • Then Disconnect your router from the power source.
  • Now Wait for a full 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Then Power On the internet and your device.
  • Then Relaunch the Epic Game Launcher and check if the error persists.

Fix 4: Wait For Some Time And Try Again

502 Bad Gateway error is a temporary issue, if you have tried the above steps but the error is still intact then wait for sometime and try again.


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