Apex Legend Mobile is a fast paced combat Battle Royal with over 10 million download on Google Play Store. It is set in the same universe as the PC version of Apex Legend. Drop in to game of 60 players and be the last to survive or join a multiplayer match where you fight other team and get to the score limit first to win. Apex Legend is launched on different platform like Windows, Sony’s PlayStation, Microsoft’s Xbox and now on Mobile platforms.
Being a part of the massively popular franchise, Apex Legend became the most-awaited title of 2022 on mobile platform. However, Respawn break the heart of hundred of players by soft-launching the game in only 10 countries. Due to its huge fan following players around the world started downloading the game from third party websites or through a VPN service.
This takes us to the problem where users are getting errors, bugs and server crashes. If you are one of those users who are having Apex Legend Mobile Error Code 561, then we have mentioned all the steps and methods that you can follow to resolve the issue and play the game without hindrance.
Causes for Apex Legend Error Code 561
The exact error message says “You are not licensed to play. To join the game, you will need to download and install the app from Google Play. Error Code 561” this means that you have downloaded the game for an alternate source beside the official Google Play Store or iOS AppStore.
Other reasons for this error includes
- Restricted Geo-location
- Outdated Game Version
- Bad Internet Connection
- Apex Legend Mobile Server Down
How to Fix Apex Legend Mobile Error Code
There are various different methods and we have listed them all for you to follow and find a solution suitable for you.
Check Your Internet Connection
If your device internet connection is not stable then this might be the cause for this error to show. Make sure that your Internet Connection is stable. If you are on mobile data switch to wifi for suitable Internet connection.
Apex Legend Mobile Server Status
Check the server status of the game from the developer website or from their social media. If the server is down or taken under maintenance then that is the reason why you are unable to get into the game and play.
Use A VPN Connection
This is one of the major reasons why you are not able to play the game because you are geo-blocked. The soft launch of the game is only available in 10 different countries and if you are not from that region that’s why you are getting this error message. In this situation the best possible way to fix is to use a VPN connection.
- New Zealand
There are all the different region in which the game is soft launched. If your country is not on the list then you will need a VPN connection. Go to your Google Play Store or iOS AppStore and download a VPN application and connect to it. Using a free or third party VPN can be super slow and have a limited data range therefore we would suggest using a trusted VPN like NordVPN.
Update Apex Legend Mobile
As we have mention above, outdate version of the game can cause you several issues and multiple errors including this. We highly suggest you updating your game to the latest version possible. Connect to a VPN and go to your App Store and look if there is an update or not. If there is any then download it now.
Clear Cache Data of Apex Legends
This is a very unorthodox method and it may or may not work. Either way we suggest you to do this method, as it is very safe and could work for you.
To clear cache data
Step 1: On your app drawer and look for Settings.
Step 2: Open Settings app and find Application tab.
Step 3: Navigate to All Apps and search for Apex Legend Mobile.
Step 4: Now find the store section and tab Clear Cache data button.
Step 5: Accept the prompt and or tab OK.
Try opening the game and see if this steps work or not.
If you not living in the launched countries and not want to tangle your mind fixing the issue then you can wait for the global launch of the game which is on May 17th otherwise we have listed all the fixes and methods to get pass the Apex Legends Mobile Error Code 561.