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How to Fix Clash of Clans Account Switch Problem

Clash of Clans is developed by Supercell, a Finnish game development team.

Build your village, start a clan, and compete in epic Clan Wars together with millions of players.

There are multiple troops like barbarians, wizards, giants, golems, and more.

You can join a clan or start your own and battle in Clan Wars.

Plan your strategy with unique troops, spells, and heroes.

Collect resources by looting other players to upgrade your own village.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix the CoC or Clash of Clans account switch problem on Google Play or on the App Store.

Why can’t I switch Clash of Clans accounts?

You can’t switch Clash of Clans accounts because the default account for Clash of Clans is not set to “Ask each time”.

Apparently, the latest Clash of Clans update has removed the button for you to switch accounts.

This prevented users from switching from one account to another.

Fortunately, you can re-add it by following the steps below.

How to Fix Clash of Clans Account Switch Problem

To fix the Clash of Clans account switch problem, you need to change the default account for the CoC app.

To do so, you need to open the “Play Games” app, search for “Clash of Clans”, and open its settings.

After you’ve opened its settings, select “Change account for games”.

Lastly, select “Change” next to Clash of Clans and select “Ask each time”.

Here’s how to fix the account switching problem (expand the screenshots above):

  1. Open the “Play Games” app by Google.
  2. Search for “Clash of Clans” and select it.
  3. Tap on the three dots and select “Settings”.
  4. Wait for a few seconds, scroll down, and select “Change account for games”.
  5. Select “Change” next to Clash of Clans”.
  6. Select “Ask each time” to fix the issue!

Note: You need to select the “Play Games” app by Google and not the Google Play Store!

After you’ve selected “Ask each time”, you need to force exit/close Clash of Clans for the fix to work.

Lastly, reopen CoC and you’ll be able to switch accounts.

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