38 thoughts on “GT5 tips: “cannot connect to server error” FIXED!

  1. Null says:

    Thanks Man. I’m gonna try this out now.

  2. PG says:

    I’ve had this same exact problem since buying GT5 on launch. I was so frustrated trying to DMZ and port forward with my router but nothing worked. I tried the two DNS you listed and IT WORKED like a charm. Thanks so much, you really made my day!!!

    • Syed says:

      great, man! glad it worked for you! make sure to forward this link to anyone having difficulty! cheers

  3. Tarek says:

    Worked Perfect for me. I searched the whole web but this was it! Thanks!

  4. will says:

    your wife is a genius, since the day this game came out i’ve been having problems getting onto the gt5 servers, but these dns servers did the trick, thanks a fucking ton..

  5. Jimbo says:

    Worked perfectly… Couldn’t find the cache but worked without clearing it 🙂

  6. Jess says:

    I f***in love u man good job

  7. LeHenri says:

    Awww! Maaaan! I thought this was going to work for me! So many happy people driving online and me driving around my living room! I still can’t connect! Any other suggestion? I forwarded a bunch of ports, changed the DNS, reset my modem/router, never found the cache thingy though,,, And still, no online gaming.
    i am soooo frustrated. I don’t know who to call.

    • Syed says:

      i wish i could help you more. But what kind of error are you exactly getting? what does it say exactly? also, did you repeat these steps/and/or restart your PS3?

  8. Roger Pratt says:

    Thanks for this. This has been bugging the crap out of me. You are a legend.

  9. mtnjak says:

    I had been having this problem for the past week. I was about ready to try and call Sony or someone to help me figure it out. I tried it and it worked. Now I’m wondering how my settings changed to begin with? Oh, well. Thanks!

  10. tor erik says:

    it worked out for me.. great 😉

  11. Dirty D says:

    Sweet deal Man, Love the tip.

  12. kazakstan1 says:

    dude i love your wife, theroetically, like this can now get me online gt5 again, can you tell me why gt5 did this

  13. Emil says:

    You and your wife is my heroes 😉

  14. Anonymous says:

    thank you so much my gt5 has been getting this error for months finally i can play online

  15. kemikolx says:

    i thought i was getting errors cos i live in kenya but it worked for me too

  16. I Love Sex says:

    I Love Sex…

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  17. sultan says:

    its not work with me

    can you help me plz

  18. Anonymous says:

    this did not work for me ::(

  19. Anonymous says:

    Hi, tried this and about 30 other suggestions from internet this did not work for me. any other ideas? thxs

  20. Samuel says:

    Hey guys didnt work for me either so if anyone can help id appreciate it

  21. Trevor Hungerford says:

    It still does work for me 😦

  22. Big Dave says:

    after spending 4 days (literally) trying to update to the latest game patches (totalling around 5-6GB) I finally managed last night only to find my ps3 couldnt connect to the GT% server, even tho I was signed in etc, anyway after finding this page & trying the info, I cant believe the difference
    the whole game is 90% faster than before, no long 5 min loading screens
    its amazing, I’ve also done this on my xbox360 & its truly amazing, all my pals are now doing it also


  23. Jitesh says:

    I’ve been trying to download the 2.07 update and tried your DNA settings but it does not seem to work. Any ideas?

  24. Jitesh says:

    I’ve been trying to download the 2.07 update and tried your DNS settings but it does not seem to work. Any ideas?

  25. gazza says:

    cheers dude many thanx to your wife 😀 worked for me

  26. peqlee says:

    thanks dude

  27. mustafa97 says:

    Thank you so much dude 🙂

  28. Mike says:

    Awesome. If you guys want to race online add SublimEUmayKNOme

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