Despite being one of the best things, Roblox is clearly not perfect. Sometimes, the players have to deal with some errors. One of the Roblox error codes is called Roblox error code 279. If you have no idea about this error code, apparently, it is one of the successors of error code 277.
What are the causes of the Roblox error code 279? There are several reasons that can cause this error code. Knowing all of them is important so that you can fix the issue well. Here are some of the causes of Roblox error code 279:
- Bad internet connection
One of the common things that cause Roblox error code 279 is the bad internet connection. If you play the game with a slow internet connection, the objects in the game that you are trying to connect usually take longer than normal and it could cause the Roblox error code 279.
- Windows Firewall
In some cases, the Windows Firewall might be the one that block the server of the game. The thing called firewall is supposed to protect the computer from visiting the websites that can risk the device. Another function of it is to protect the users. While it is true it is useful, it sometimes can prevent you as the player from playing a few online games that need connections through different ports. A lot of players have encountered this issue caused by the firewall blocking.
- Joining empty game
There is a possibility of your to be kicked out of the Roblox game when you join an empty server. As you can guess from its names, an empty server refers to the kind of server with nothing in it. This one has no component, no structure, and basically nothing. It is possible for you to get kicked out of the game to avoid the crashes that can be harmful for many, which explains why you get the Roblox error code 279.
- ISP issues
Your ports to play the game might be blocked by your ISP. As of now, the UDP ports are used to connect Roblox servers. There might be the case where the connection from UDP is blocked by a party such as college networks. The college usually does it to prevent students from playing games. The sad news is that there is no way to fix this issue and it is needed for you to change the ISP to bypass this Roblox error code 279.
The original function of the ad-blockers is to ease the player when they are playing games by blocking the annoying scripts and ads. Unfortunately, it does not always work that way. Sometimes, specific viable scripts on a lot of websites are blocked by the strict policies of the ad blockers. It might be one of the reasons that cause the Roblox error code 279.
What should be done to fix the Roblox error code 279? For those who use Android, you can try to clear cache and data of Roblox app first. The way the mobile cache works is the same as the one on computers. The function of them is to reduce a load of assets whenever you connect to the servers. The connectivity issues in Roblox servers can be caused by the wrong cache files. You can clear the cache of the Roblox app to fix these connectivity problems. Here is step by step to follow to clear the cache of Roblox app in your phone:
- First of all, you will need to open the Settings on your phone.
- When it opens, tap the Storage to open its settings page.
- Then, tap the Other Apps to see the list of the apps that you have installed.
- The next thing is to find the app called Roblox and once you find it, tap on it.
- Lastly, tap the Clear cache button.
If the method above is not working, then you can try this method. Most of apps installed on your mobile phones (including Android) usually are running at the same that leads to the server connectivity issues. These connectivity issues are known to be the cause of the Roblox error code 279. Using the fight mode while playing Roblox is the best way that you can do to fix this error code 279 on mobile phones like Android. This mode should be enabled to make sure that the connection is restricted by specific apps on the phone. Below are the instructions to follow to turn on the fight mode on Android:
- In the beginning, you should slide down your notifications bar.
- On the top side, you will be able to see an icon of flight.
- Upon seeing the icon, please press it to turn on the flight mode on your phone.
- In order to use the Roblox app, you can now use your Wi-Fi connection.
Roblox error code 279 is not only attacked mobile phones such as Android but also the computers. If you get this error code while you are playing Roblox on your computer, the methods that you can try to fix the issue include updating your browser, clearing cache of your browser, disabling ad-blocker and unwanted extensions, deleting Roblox log files, allowing firewall, and changing the internet service provider. If no one of these methods work, the best thing that you can do is to uninstall Roblox and then install it again. If you still get the same issue even after reinstalling Roblox, you are recommended to reach out the Roblox Support. Please tell them the exact thing that you are currently experiencing so that they can help you to fix the issue. In addition to reaching out the Roblox Support, you might also want to find the communities or forums of Roblox to seek help from the members of these communities or forums. Some of the communities that you can visit are DevForum, Quora, Reddit, Vermilion, and so on.