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How to Fix The Activision Account Could Not Be Linked in Modern Warfare 2

Are you getting an “Account could not be linked” account login error in Modern Warfare 2?

Here’s the second part of the error message, “Because that Activision account is already linked to another account of the same type”.

Followed by, “If you believe this is an error, please visit https://s.activision.com/activision to view the account”.

Clicking on the link will redirect you to the Activision login page where you can view your account.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “The Activision account could not be linked” account login error in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (MW2).

Why is my Activision account not linking?

The Activision Account Could Not Be Linked

Your Activision account is not linking because it is already linked to another account of the same type.

It can also happen because of a bug/glitch with your linked account.

Many users are complaining about the account linking issue for MW2.

Apparently, they are unable to link their Battle.net or Steam account to Activision.

Some of them are unable to do so even though they haven’t linked any accounts before.

Here is one of the complaints, “@ATVIAssist I need help with linking my Activision account. It says that my account is already linked to a Blizzard account but it’s not”.

And another one, “I tried linking my Steam account to my Activision account but it says that my Steam account is linked to another account which is not”.

How to fix the Activision account could not be linked in Modern Warfare 2

To fix the Activision account could not be linked in Modern Warfare 2, you can try linking your Steam/Battle.net account on the Activision website.

Alternatively, you can try unlinking and relinking your account or making a new Activision account.

If all else fails, you can contact Activision support here: https://support.activision.com/.

Fix 1: Link your Steam/Battle.net account on Activision

  1. Go to https://s.activision.com/activision/login.
  2. Log in to your Activision account.
  3. Go to your profile.
  4. Select “Account Linking”.
  5. Select the account that you want to link (e.g., Steam, Battle.net).
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your account.

Fix 2: Unlink and relink your account

  1. Go to https://s.activision.com/activision/login.
  2. Log in to your Activision account.
  3. Go to your profile.
  4. Select “Account Linking”.
  5. Select “Unlink” to unlink your Steam/Battle.net account.
  6. Select “Link” to relink your Steam/Battle.net account.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to relink your account.

Fix 3: Make a new Activision account

  1. Go to https://s.activision.com/activision/signup.
  2. Sign up for an Activision account.
  3. Go to your profile.
  4. Select “Account Linking”.
  5. Select the account that you want to link (e.g., Steam, Battle.net).
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions to link your account.

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