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How to Fix “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out”

Are you getting a “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out” in Valorant?

Valorant is a 5v5 tactical-based FPS game developed by Riot games.

In the game, you have 13 rounds to attack and defend your side using weapons and abilities.

You only have one life per round, so you need to think faster than your opponent.

There are multiple modes including competitive, unranked, deathmatch, and spike rush.

You can choose between multiple agents armed with unique abilities.

No agents will play alike and no highlight reels will look the same.

Every map allows you to display your intellect as it’s built for teamwork, plays, and clutch moments.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to fix “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out” in Valorant and what is it.

What does “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out” mean?

“Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out” means that you have other Riot games open.

The error message can also happen because of a bug or a glitch.

A Twitter user (@ApagamExe) tweeted about the error message and got a reply from the official Riot Support (ES).

Here’s what Riot Support said, “Good! I see that you were able to fix it by logging out of the Riot client”.

Followed by, “We are aware of this issue that is affecting multiple players and are already working to fix it. Thank you very much for letting us know!”.

How to fix “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out”

To fix “Please close other Riot Games Products before signing out”, you need to sign out of the Riot Client.

You can also try deleting Valorant’s cache and uninstalling Vanguard.

These two methods are temporary fixes until Riot Games fixes the bug.

Fix 1: Sign out of the Riot Client

  1. Open the Riot Client (if you can’t find the Riot Client, right-click “Valorant” > Open file location > UX > RiotClientUX).
  2. Click on the profile icon on the top navigation bar.
  3. Select “Sign out” to sign out of Riot Games.

Note: This is a temporary solution to bypass the error message.

Fix 2: Delete Valorant’s cache and uninstall Vanguard

  1. Press the Win + R keys and search for “appdata”.
  2. Select the “Local” folder.
  3. Open the “Riot Games” folder.
  4. Delete the “Install VALORANT”, “Riot Client”, and the “VALORANT” folders.
  5. Search for “Control Panel” using the Windows Search Bar.
  6. Select “Uninstall a program” under “Programs”.
  7. Right-click “Riot Vanguard” and select “Uninstall”.
  8. Launch Valorant and the folders that you’ve deleted will begin installing.
  9. Restart your computer after the installation is done and launch Valorant again.

Note: The “Install VALORANT”, “Riot Client”, “VALORANT” folders and Riot Vanguard will automatically begin installing when you launch Valorant, so you don’t have to worry about deleting them.

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