Is your connection issue just with RuneScape / Old School or other online services as well?
Other online services
A weak internet connection will result in lag and disconnections. Try connecting your device to a wired connection (mobile users can try switching between Wi-Fi and 4G).
If this resolves your connection issue, please speak to your Internet Service Provider about increasing your connection speed.
If this hasn't improved your connection issue, please continue.
It sounds like your problem is with your internet connection and not RuneScape!
Please contact your Internet Service Provider for help to improve your connection. If you're a mobile user you can get help improving your connection here: Android / Apple
You might also find our solutions to common connection issues helpful.
Common Connection Solutions
Before you continue please make sure you've flushed your DNS cache.
Erasing the DNS cache will remove any invalid records and allow your computer to find the correct address the next time you try connecting to the website or the game.
Let us know some details so we can see what we can do to help!
Please include the following information to help us identify the problem you're having:
- Does an error message appear? If so, what does it say?
- Include a trace route
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