PSA: Do Not Pin League of Legends to the Dock

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SKT T1 Nicky

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03-17-2014

I just had to re-download the game because i did not see this thread early enough!!!


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TheTerminator97

Junior Member

03-27-2014

My game still crashes and won't reconnect.


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randables

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03-28-2014

how to repair it?


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MC Wetness

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03-29-2014

hey


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hazzardousTekniq

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04-03-2014

Does this still have any affect?


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Farissamine

Junior Member

06-05-2014

I have recently sent a request on an issue Ive been having. I recently updated the my mac to the latest version, but with alot of difficulty. In game, after successfully managing to update it, I had come across another problem. After i would get 10 minutes into the game, I would be auto attacking something and all of a sudden all the animations stop working. The abilities, auto attacks, tower shots, all just stop, but i can see health bars go down and champions ice skating away. after about 10-30 seconds i would attempt to reconnect (and reconnect) and find myself running in place at base, unable to move or see animations, but i can see my team mates moving around and attacking enemy champions. Keep in mind i do have a fairly good ping (80-100) and this has really upset me because it makes the game very unplayable and some what rage-inducing. Please help me with this problem DDDDD:
I really want to start playing league again. Thanks <3 farissamine


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red T123

Junior Member

06-15-2014

I can go into my launchpad and grab the client and drag down onto my dock and it works fine.


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BEDTlMEBEAR

Junior Member

4 Weeks Ago

i don't have league on my dock yet i still get DC'd EVERY GAME !?!?!... also... when u open league ... it shows up on the dock..? does this also have the same effect cause if so ... it is an unfixable problem -.-

dont understand how riot can be such a large gaming company and everything and NOT be able to provide the game to all computers >.> amateur if you ask me ...


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TheXthDoctor

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1 Week Ago

I just got my first Mac after living off a PC for 22 years, and I was going to instinctively drag and drop it onto the dock when I was done downloading the game. Good to know I was doing it the only acceptable way.


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xWanTing

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1 Day Ago

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brentmeister View Post
Public Service Announcement:
Do NOT pin League of Legends to your dock. The game will fail to launch after any patch to the launcher.

Repeat After Me:
I will not pin LoL on the Dock
I will not pin it on my sock
I will not pin the old LoL Launcher
Of this I could not be any stauncher
I will not pin the LoL Client
Heaven forbid I pin the game-game
that would just be lame-lame
If I wish to be compliant
For if I do my LoL will break
Because my shortcut will be a fake


This bug also happens on Windows but we find that very few players run into it there. However, I've noticed Mac users tend to pin things to their dock more often. If you run into problems launching the game after patching make sure you are not running from the app pinned in the dock.

Unfortunately, fixing this bug requires deceptively large amount of work. However, it is on our backlog. I apologize for any inconvenience .

Cheers!

NOTE:
There is only one proper way to pin League of Legends to the dock. To do this open your applications folder. Drag the "League of Legends.app" bundle you see there onto your dock. Hovering over it after your done should read "League of Legends". An unfortunate side effect of this is that you will have two "L" icons(up to 5 if you have 10.6.8) in your dock when the game is running.
Is just having it in the dock enough to have it not work? I don't think it is pinned to my dock but every time I open League of Legends it shows the L icon in my dock. Is this the reason my League won't connect to games, but connects to pvp.net in the client?