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How to fix ‘ uTorrent Connecting to Peers’ error in Torrent Clients

If you are using Torrent client to download movies, then you may have faced the error “Connecting to peers or uTorrent connecting to peers” and downloading get stops.  I had also faced the same problem and searched a lot for the solution. In conclusion, I found that there is nowhere any permanent solution for this error. However, there are two solutions to this problem.

There are two solutions for ‘Connecting to peers’ error in torrent clients. Let’s check out how to fix “Connecting to Peers” error in torrent clients. 

How to fix ‘Connecting to Peers’ error in Torrent Clients

There are two methods to sort out the “CONNECTING TO PEERS” PROBLEM IN TORRENT Files.

Method 1: By  Reset the Settings in Torrent Clients:

Step 1. First, you have to go to the Path – C:\Users\” user name”\AppData\Roaming.

Step 2. Then open your Utorrent folder. As shown in the image below:

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 3. There you locate the two files named “Resume.old.dat“ and “Resume.dat” Check the image below:

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 4. Choose these two files and tap on the delete key.

Step 5. You will see that you can’t locate your unfinished downloading files anymore, but you don’t have to worry as they are erased just from the interface, they are still available in your computer or laptop.

Step 6. To find them you have to go again to the previous Path – “C:\” user name”\AppData\Roaming\Utorrent” and hunt for the torrent file name

Step  7. Simply double tap on it to retrieve it, now your torrent will start running successfully without any error.

Method 2: By Increasing Number of Connections in Torrent Clients

Step 1. Internet connectivity is the main issue that most people face when they are downloading torrent files. If you are trying to fix “connecting to peers” error in Torrent then first ensure that you have a good internet connection.

Step 2. Then go to “options”.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 3. Click on preferences and then a connection option.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 4. A pop-up window will open with different options.

Step 5. Check the “randomized port each start” box.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 6. Now go back to options, preferences and click on “bandwidth”.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 7. Check both alternate upload rate when not downloading and apply rate limit to transport overhead.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

Step 8. Now click on “apply” and then “OK”.

How to fix 'Connecting to Peers' error in Torrent Clients

You have successfully solved the utorrent connecting to peers issue now.

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