If you have experienced the ‘error 998’ while uploading, reading or saving a new story on Wattpad this 2023, read this to know what to do.
The error code 998 that appears in Wattpad is as a result of unstable internet connection or the Wattpad server you’re trying to receive the website from isn’t working properly. So how do you find your way round this problem?
5 Steps To Fix The Wattpad error Code 998
The Wattpad error 998 can be fixed using any of these troubleshooting methods;
Fix Unstable Internet Connection
If you’re using Wattpad on your computer, turn off your WiFi and wait for 30 seconds before turning it back on. Once your WiFi is back on, disconnect it from your WiFi settings on your computer and then reconnect. If it’s through your phone, switch your phone to airplane mode and wait for about 30 seconds, then switch it off from the airplane mode.
If you use the Wattpad app, close the app ad then reopen it. If you’re using the website, simply close the tab and then reload in another tab.
Switch Off Your Device
try turning off your WiFi and wait about 30 seconds before turning it back on. Once your WiFi is back on, disconnect it from your WiFi settings on your computer and then reconnect.
Clear your Browser Cache and Cookies
Clearing your cache and cookies fixes certain problems, like loading or formatting issues on sites. This could work for this error 998.
Contact Wattpad support
If the error message is because of the Wattpad servers just like the error 131, there’s nothing you can do about that other than contact their support team, but most often than not, the support team is already aware of the issue and is already working to resolve it.