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Battlefield 3 – Battlelog cannot see ping – Fix

Battlefield is another bar raising FPS game from DICE. Battlefield 3 uses Battlelog to enable players to get into multiplayer maps. Sometimes the ping for these servers are not shown by Battlelog. Joining a high ping server will result in the player lagging and getting shot at even though he has moved away. Its important to join servers with the lowest possible ping times.

If you are facing the problem of not seeing ping in Battlelog, it is probably because ICMPv4 is being blocked. We don’t need to go into the technicality of what it is but the blocks are usually in place to prevent hackers from flooding the system with ping requests. There are 2 places where ICMPv4 is usually blocked. The Windows firewall generally keeps it blocked, sometimes your router may also do this but it is uncommon.

How to Fix Battlelog cant see ping response in Battlefield 3

We are going to enable ping response in Windows 7. Follow the steps below to create a rule to enable it.

  • Navigate to Start > Control Panel > Windows Firewall > Windows Firewall with Advanced security (alternatively type firewall in start menu and choose from results)
  • Now go to Inbound Rules
  • Click New Rule
  • Now choose Custom Rule
  • Choose All Programs
  • From the protocols and ports list choose ICMPv4
  • Choose Any IP Address
  • Choose Allow Connection
  • Click Domain and Private (Public is optional but not required)
  • Give it a name like Battlefield 3 ICMP and save it.
  • Ping should now work in battlelog once browser is restarted
Sometimes the ping might not show when looking at games. Click the reload button on the browser and the ping should be visible again. Also sending too many refresh of servers might disable ping temporarily.
Leave a comment below if this guide helped you.
Battlefield 3 – Battlelog cannot see ping – Fix
Rating - 4.5/5 - 8 votes

  • davidow

    didnt seem to work for me! =/

  • then check your router to see if it has some ICMP spam prevention

  • dsfsdfs

    thank you…you saved the day!

  • dsfsdfs

    nope, showing ping worked for me only for a moment…but now it’s back to no-ping :(

  • you cant keep refreshing the page, too many and it will block pings temporarily. This is a security feature.

  • Nate

    Thanks so much! Worked like a charm.

  • Sjoerd van het Schip

    nope, done the above steps (set up windows firewall & checked router)
    still no ping from any server,
    refreshing does not work…. :S

    any other idea’s?
    thanks in advance!!

    ps. on my old comp it did work, but that was about 2 months ago when i last checked…haven’t played after that, now got my new PC and it doesn’t work.

  • John

    then check your router to see if it has some ICMP spam prevention
    Comment by Alfred on December 5, 2011 @ 2:41 am

    Alfred, how do I do this?

  • John Smith

    HOLY MOTHER OF GOD. It worked.

    I did not expect that. Thank you.

    And thank DICE for making such a shit server browser. Who the hell thought it would be a good idea? It’s even worse than in BFBC2, and by god that was bad already.

  • Calvin

    Worked perfectly for me! Thanks! DICE is shit.

  • abdoo

    worked and fixed the fuckin problem , thank u

  • Lucas

    Worked like a charm :)


  • Adam

    Thanks man works great!!

  • David


  • Ajinkya

    what if my firewall is already DISABLED ?

  • shrek

    i have dun all of the steps but , it stil dus not work ? ?*-* /// whay shood i do

  • Henry Adda Chaisritha

    It’s 2016 and still working. Thank you so much! I will bookmark this page.

  • Henry Adda Chaisritha

    It worked for me tho