How to Fix Valorant Error Code 7

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How to Fix Valorant Error Code 7: Could Not Connect to Session Service

Abhimannu Das
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Valorant Error Code 7 can sometimes show up if you have been banned by Riot Games.
In some cases, it is just the server acting up and throwing up the incorrect error code.
You should check your email in case of a suspension or a ban which might be causing the error.

Valorant Error Code 7 can come as a shock for a lot of players because the official website states that the error code shows up when you have a ban or suspension notice for your account. The bad news is that this is really the case for some players. But the good news is that, getting Valorant error code 7 does not mean that you necessarily have a ban on your account and it could just be that the servers are acting up. Here is everything you need to know about error code 7 in Valorant.

Why does Valorant error code 7 occur?

Error code 7 shows up in Valorant indicating that you might have a suspension on your account. Please check your email for more information if you receive the error code. It could also be a platform issue and the servers might be acting up. Be sure to check the VALORANT Discord or Support Site banner for more information.

How to fix error code 7 in Valorant

If this arises due to a temporary issue here’s what you need to do:

  1. Exit Valorant.

  2. Right-click on your Taskbar.

  3. Click on Task Manager.

  4. Search for Riot Vanguard and other processes starting with “Riot”.

  5. Right-click on all of the Riot processes and click “End Process”.

  6. Start Valorant.

You can also go to the official support page and check if any maintenance is scheduled when you run into the issue. Players should also check the Riot Support Twitter account to find out if there are any server issues.

What should you do if you get banned?

If you get Valorant’s error code 7 due to an account suspension for valid reasons, there is not much you can do. If you think you have been wrongfully punished and want to contest your ban, you can reach out to Riot Games support and submit a ticket.

  1. Head to the official Riot Games Support website

  2. Click on Valorant

  3. You can check the self-help section if you are facing a common issue

  4. Scroll down and click on “Can’t find what you’re looking for? Submit A Ticket”

  5. Choose A Request Type That Suits You

  6. You will get a prompt saying “You must be logged in before you can submit this type of ticket” if you are not logged in.

  7. Click on Sign-in

  8. Once you are signed in, enter the Subject

  9. Choose Your Enquiry

  10. In the Description Box, enter all necessary information.

  11. Attach any supporting images or documents in the attachments section.

  12. Click on Submit

After submitting a ticket, you will have to wait for an official response in case Riot Games is willing to restore your account.

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.