How do I resolve the error 0x800488fc on my Xbox Live account?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The xbox live 0x800488fc error code is a network connection error that can occur when trying to connect to the xbox live service. There can be a number of reasons why this error code occurs, such as a problem with your internet connection, a problem with your xbox live account, or a problem with the xbox live service itself. If you are seeing this error code, it is recommended that you try to reconnect to xbox live, check your account status, and check the xbox live service status to see if there are any known issues.

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1. Restart your Xbox One console

  1. On your Xbox One console, go to Settings.
  2. Select System.
  3. Select Restart Console.
  4. After the console has restarted, select Sign In.
  5. Enter your Xbox Live sign-in credentials.
  6. Select OK.
  7. After your console has sign in, select Home.
  8. Select My Games & Apps.
  9. Select the game or app that you want to start.
  10. Press the Menu button on your controller, and then select Quit Game or Exit App.

2. Check your Xbox Live service status

  1. Sign into your Microsoft account.
  2. Click the "My Xbox" tab.
  3. Select "Settings" from the top menu bar.
  4. On the "Settings" page, under " Network & Internet " click "Xbox Live."
  5. On the "Xbox Live" page, under "Status" click "Check Now."
  6. On the "Check Now" page, under "Status" click "Get Help."
  7. If you are prompted to sign in with a Microsoft account, sign in.
  8. If you are not prompted to sign in, click "Get Help."
  9. On the "Get Help" page, under "Status" click "Fix Xbox Live."
  10. On the "Fix Xbox Live" page, under "Status" click "Fix Now."

3. Clear the system cache

There are a few different ways to clear the system cache on Xbox One. Method 1: Press the Xbox button to open the guide, navigate to System, and select System cache. Method 2: Open the Xbox Accessories app and select System. Method 3: Press the power button to turn off your Xbox One, wait five seconds, and then press the power button to turn it on again. Method 4: From the home screen, select Settings. Select System. Select Storage. Select System cache. Select Clear system cache.

4. Delete and redownload your profile

  1. On your Xbox One, go to Settings and select System.
  2. Select Accounts and Sign-in.
  3. Select your profile and select Delete Profile.
  4. Select Yes to confirm.
  5. Select Redownload Profile.
  6. Select your profile again and select Redownload.
  7. Enter your Xbox Live password and confirm.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Verify your account.
  2. Change your DNS settings.
  3. Use a wired connection.
  4. Power cycle your network equipment.
  5. Contact Xbox Support.