The Failed to Synchronize Achievements error just not only happens on the Uplay client but also on Far Cry. When you launch the game, a message appears saying “Failed to Synchronize Achievements” which allows you to skip. If you want to get rid of this error, this article on MiniTool Website will be helpful.

The “Failed to Synchronize Achievements” Error

Although Uplay has become a part of Ubisoft Connect, it still plays as a storage for your in-game progress and achievements. It is so a pity to hear that some users encountered the Failed to Synchronize Achievements issue, affecting your game experience.

This issue can occur on both the PC version and the Steam version. Some users find it after playing the game for a long time or after playing the game for a long time. Such an annoying message!

The next part will tell you how to fix this error.

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Fix the “Failed to Synchronize Achievements” Error

Before you start the next moves, you’d better try to restart your device which may help fix some bugs and glitches and check your Internet connection. Besides, make sure you have the latest Uplay version. Then, you can do the following.

Fix 1: Check the Integrity of the Game Files

If you have corrupted or missed game files, the Failed to Synchronize Achievements error in Far Cry 6 can happen. That can also be the reason for other games with this issue.

Step 1: Open your Uplay client and choose Games.

Step 2: Choose the game with the Failed to Synchronize Achievements issue and click Properties from the left pane of the game’s settings window.

Step 3: Then choose Verify files and wait for the verification process done.

Step 4: If the interface shows you damaged files, you need to download them and relaunch Uplay to check if the issue has been gone.

Fix 2: Allow Uplay in Firewall

Some people find that Windows Firewall can block the access of the application to your network, so you can allow Uplay in Windows Firewall.

Step 1: Search Windows Security in the Search box and open it.

Step 2: Choose Firewall & network protection and then choose Allow an app through firewall.

choose Allow an app through firewall

Step 3: In the next page, choose Change settings and locate Uplay and its related processes to ensure the Public and Private options are checked.

Restart your computer and see if you still encounter the error on Uplay.

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Fix 3: End Uplay process via Task Manager

You can thoroughly end the Uplay task and restart it to fix the Failed to Synchronize Achievements error.

Step 1: Right-click on the Windows menu bar at the bottom of your computer and choose Task Manager.

Step 2: Choose all Uplay and Ubisoft processes and click on End task.

Step 3: Restart your computer after completing the procedure and check if the issue is resolved.

Note: If you are using the steam version, end steam-related tasks instead of Uplay tasks.

Fix 4: Delete Files from Uplay Client

If you have downloaded too many games on Uplay where there are too many useless data files piled here, you’d better delete some of them.

Step 1: Close Uplay client and open File Explorer.

Step 2: Go to the following path to locate the Spool file:

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Ubisoft Game Launcher\Spool

Step 3: Back up the Spool file first and then delete it.

Check if the issue resolves or not by launching the Uplay application.

Bottom Line:

Cause the potential culprit is hard to identify, you may try the above methods one by one. Most of the users find the issue can be triggered by aggressive antiviruses and you can check that first.

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