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How to download and fix the Roblox launcher

If you’re struggling to fix the Roblox launcher, or just need to download it in the first place, our guide is here to get you in the game quickly and easily.

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If you’re having technical difficulties with the Roblox launcher, we’re here to help. There’s no more important bit of software when it comes to playing your favorite games like Blox Fruits or Brookhaven, so in this guide, we’ve got all the details you might need to figure out a solution. If we can’t get it solved, we can also point you in the right direction for where to go next.

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Roblox launcher download

The Roblox launcher is part of the complete software, which you can download by visiting the Roblox site, or, if you’re on mobile, the App Store and Google Play. If you have a version of Roblox that isn’t launching, it’s worth checking the website for updates or uninstalling the application and then reinstalling it. Unfortunately, there isn’t a separate Roblox launcher download, so if you do have issues, uninstalling and trying again really is the only option.

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Why is the Roblox launcher not working?

If your Roblox launcher is not working, there are a number of things you can try to fix it. Check out the steps below for our troubleshooting advice.

  • Check the Roblox server status, if they’re down that may be the reason the launcher isn’t working
  • Make sure you’re not using a VPN or proxy server, this may stop Roblox from launching correctly
  • If the first two steps don’t work, soft reset your PC or mobile device to see if it’s a temporary error
  • If all else fails, delete Roblox and reinstall the program

If you try all that and issues still persist, unfortunately, there’s no choice but to visit the Roblox support page and report your issue. The boffins are Roblox are pretty helpful, and they should be able to identify the problem and help you solve it.

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