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Lots of COD Vanguard players may receive an error message “Server snapshot error” when running this game. Why does this happen? How to fix the COD Vanguard server snapshot error? Well, this post from MiniTool Partition Wizard will tell you the reason and offer you several solutions.

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What causes the COD Vanguard server snapshot error? Here are the potential culprits that might trigger this error:

  • Domination game mode glitch
  • the NAT type is not open

Now you have seen possible causes of the Vanguard server snapshot error? So, how to solve this problem? Scroll down for details.

Method 1: Avoid Playing Domination Mode

According to some players, they encountered the COD Vanguard server snapshot error when they were playing Domination mode. In this case, avoiding playing Domination mode may fix this error. To avoid getting this error, you can play your game in the following modes:

  • Patrol
  • Control
  • Hardpoint
  • Free-for-All
  • Kill Confirmed
  • Search & Destroy
  • Team Deathmatch

If you do not play Domination mode but still get the error message, please try the next method to fix this error.

Method 2: Make Sure Your NAT Is Open

If your NAT (Network Address Translation) is not opened, you may also encounter the Vanguard server snapshot error. Therefore, you need to check whether you have an open NAT type. Depending on the platform you are on, there are three ways to check and change the NAT type:

1. Check the NAT Type on Xbox Console:

Step 1: Press the Xbox button on your Xbox One or Xbox Series X/S console to bring up the guide menu.

Step 2: Go to the System tab and then click the All Settings option.

Step 3: In the Settings menu, click the Network Settings menu.

Step 4: Under Current Network Status, you can check whether the NAT Type field is opened or closed.

Step 5: If you find that your NAT is closed, enable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) to change the NAT type by accessing your router settings.

2. Check the NAT Type on the PC:

If you play COD Vanguard on PC, please follow the steps below to check the NAT type:

Step 1: Press the Win + S keys on the keyboard, type xbox console companion in the search box, and then press the Enter key.

Step 2: In the Xbox Console Companion app, click Settings (the gear icon) at the bottom-left corner and choose the Network tab.

choose the Network tab

Note: There are three NAT types: Open NAT, Moderate NAT, and Strict NAT.

Step 3: Then, you can check the status of the NAT type. If it is not an Open NAT, you should enable UPnP by accessing your router settings.

3. Check the NAT Type on PS4/PS5:

If you are a PS4/PS5 user, here is a full guide on how to check the NAT type:

Step 1: Click the Settings menu from the main dashboard on Playstation and then choose Network from the appeared Settings menu.

choose Network

Step 2: Now, navigate to the View Connection Status section, and then you can check whether the NAT type is Type 2. If not, you need to enable UPnP from the router settings.

So, how to enable UPnP to change the NAT type by accessing your router settings? Well, this post can help you do that.

After that, run COD Vanguard to check if the server snapshot error is fixed.

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That’s all about how to fix the COD Vanguard server snapshot error. If you have any questions about this topic, please leave them in the comment zone and we will try to answer them as soon as possible.

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