Have you ever experienced an unwanted “pause” by your Xbox while you are enjoying your favorite game? Or Have you heard or seen some numbers (0x80010108) / or the so-called “Xbox Error Code” on Xbox while playing your games?
If yes, you will be annoyed to see these kinds of pauses while striving to enjoy your game. But it happens; if you haven’t faced these with your Xbox yet, then you will undoubtedly face these in the long run.
These error codes are quite common, so there is nothing to worry about. You can solve most of the Errors by troubleshooting Xbox or doing what I’m sharing in this article.
In this article, I’m going to explain all the latest Xbox error codes with code names so that you can efficiently resolve them and move ahead by enjoying your gaming experience.
Xbox Error Code: How to Fix and Troubleshoot Xbox Error Codes
Here is the complete guide to fix and troubleshoot XBox error code.
As per Microsoft,” the real solution to these error codes is to restart your console.
- Press and hold the Xbox power button on the controller.
- Choose to turn off the console or restart the console.
If this doesn’t resolve your problem, then try connecting to a different network. It means, use Wi-Fi or Ethernet cable or so on.
0x8b0500b6 Error Code:
This error code is quite a common error code, and it mainly occurs due to the update on the Xbox console.
All these error codes can be resolved with the below steps. Let’s start with Xbox startup errors.
Troubleshoot Xbox Startup Errors:
Generally, if you see “Something went wrong Screen” with an Error Code “E” whenever you start your console, then you can go ahead with the below steps to resolve this error.
How to TroubleShoot Xbox Error Codes:
E100, E207, E204, E200 (You can try these steps for almost all the error codes)
To resolve the above error codes, please follow the below steps. If you are getting different error codes, then scroll down to other Xbox error Codes.
Step 1: Restart your Xbox Console
Firstly, use the “D-pad” and A button which is there on your controller – to select “Restart Xbox” whenever you see “Something went wrong screen or above error codes.
If this helps you resolve the issue, you should return to your home screen after Xbox restates, and it should work correctly.
In case if the above step doesn’t work, then let’s try out another step.
Step 2: Reset your Xbox
- If restarting doesn’t work, then you have to reset your console. You can do it from Xbox Startup Troubleshooter.
- Use the “Dpad” + A button on your Xbox Controller and select “Troubleshoot.”
- It opens the Xbox troubleshooter and goes with resetting.
- To reset it manually, you have to power off your console and remove the power cord.
- Insert the power code back in after 30-45 seconds.
- Now, hold both the “Eject and pair button on the console” and press the “Xbox button on the console.
- Continue holding the pair and eject buttons for 15-20 seconds.
- You will get two “power-up” tones in a couple of seconds. Now, you can release both buttons after the second power-up tone.
- It will take you directly to the “Xbox Startup troubleshooter.”
- To reset – select “Reset this Xbox.”
- Then select “Keep games and Apps” when prompted. This option will only reset the OS and delete corrupted data without deleting your apps and games.
If this resolves, your screen and everything works fine, and you can then it’s good you can enjoy playing or move to the next step.
Step 3: Download Offline System update file (OSU1)
If the above steps don’t work, then you have to perform a system update. For offline system update, you need
- Windows PC – with Internet connection + USB Port.
- NTFS formatted 6 GB Space USB drive.
Note: Most USB flash drives come with FAT32, so you have to reformat that to NTFS. It will format all data during this process, so use an empty drive.
- Firstly, plug your USB drive into the USB port of your Windows PC.
- Open “Offline System Update file OSU1) – This you will find in “Xbox Site.”
- Click on “Save” — It will save the console update in the .zip file
- Now, unzip the file and extract it all.
- Copy the “$Systemupdate” file from extracted zip file to your USB drive.
- Unplug the USB drive from your computer system, and proceed to update the console.
Step 4: Update Xbox
Now, let’s update your Xbox using “ Xbox startup troubleshooter.
- Power off Xbox — Unplug the power cord for 30 seconds – Press and hold “Pair & Eject.”
- After 15-20 seconds release it after two power-up tones.
- It will straightaway take you to the Xbox startup troubleshooter.
- Plug the USB flash drive with offline system update in the “Xbox USB Port.”
- Now, the “offline System update option will become active in troubleshooting.”
- Use Dpad + A button and select “Offline System update” to start the process. This process takes some time, and it restarts many times.
- When the update is completed, you will see the home screen and Xbox functioning fine without errors.
Step 5: Restore your Console to factory defaults:
If the above methods don’t work, then you can try “resetting your console to factory default settings.” This might work and resolve your error codes. However, resetting the console will lose all your saved games, settings if they are not synchronized with Xbox Live. So, this should be the last option for your issue.
- Open Xbox Startup troubleshooter ( Steps mentioned in above step 1 & 4)
- Now, select “Reset this Xbox.”
- After selecting that, you will get a prompt “Remove everything.”
- Now, select that and this will delete all the data, games, and apps.
Your Xbox should function perfectly now; if the problem persists, you should go-ahead to the service shop.
This is all about the Xbox error Codes; although there are more error codes in the Xbox for all those error codes above points will be helpful. These are official ways to solve the error codes as per Microsoft as well.