Facing trouble while connecting to your friends in R6? Well, there is a way using which you can solve the “R6 friends list not showing” problem. Read this article and implement all the changes in your game and enjoy playing with your friends without any interruptions.
R6 or ‘Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege’ is an online multiplayer shooter video game published by Ubisoft. Players are put in 5v5 matchups where they are allowed to destroy certain in-game structures which makes it feel very natural and engaging. Experienced players use this feature to their advantage and shoot through walls to grab some extra kills. The multiplayer nature of this game is its main selling point. But, there are also offline components in the game called ‘Situations’ as well as ‘Training Grounds’ which can be completed solo. Though the lore of the offline missions isn’t very immersive, it can be worth checking out depending on the type of gameplay you enjoy.
Since the game is so focused on its multiplayer aspect and intense gameplay surrounding it, players shouldn’t face any issues playing with their friends. But that’s not the case here. The “friends list not showing” glitch is a very common one but it has been taken care of by Ubisoft. However, if you play R6 quite frequently, there are chances that you might run into this error. The R6 friends list not showing error does exactly what it says. This error stops players from accessing their friends list preventing them from creating a squad with their friends. So what can be done to solve this error if you ever encounter it? The fixes mentioned below, provide an accurate answer to this question.
How to fix the R6 friends list not showing error:
1) Close with task manager:
Log out of Uplay or Ubisoft Connect and kill the process through the Task Manager. Right-click the taskbar and open Task Manager. Right-click the program and select ‘End Task’. Before running the program again, perform the next step in the list.
2) Run Uplay/Ubi Connect as administrator:
On your desktop, right click on Uplay and select ‘Properties’. Go to the ‘Compatibility’ tab and check the ‘Run this program as an administrator’. Click on ‘Apply’. Now, launch the game, then open the friends list again and check if the error is solved. You can also try going into Uplay desktop menu and select ‘Go offline‘. Wait for some time and then select ‘Go online‘. This should help your case further.
3) Tweak some in-game settings:
Launch R6 and go to ‘Settings’ and then ‘Gameplay settings’. You need to change ‘Squad privacy’ to ‘Open to friends’. This should solve the R6 friends list not showing error and let you freely invite your friends to the squad.
4) Clear DNS cache:
Search for ‘Command prompt’ in the search box on your taskbar. Open the first search result. Type in the following three commands one after the other – “ipconfig /flushdns”, “ipconfig /release”, “ipconfig /renew”. When all the three commands are executed, close the ‘Command Prompt’. Restart your PC an check if the issue is resolved.
So, we hope these workarounds were able to fix the “R6 friends list not showing up” error. For more such guides, make sure to follow us on AndroidGram.