I’m sure you might have come across this issue called “Error Code 0x8b0500b6” In your Xbox series X. This issue mainly occurs when the users are trying to perform a system update with their Xbox console. However, in some cases, the corrupt firmware of the console can also cause this issue. Wondering what is Xbox series X Error Code 0x8b0500b6 and how to fix it? Here is everything you need to know.
Error Code 0x8b0500b6
This error code can also occur if there is an issue with your network connection. This error creates frustration and inconvenience for the Xbox users. However, there are few solutions to it.
How to fix Error Code 0x8b0500b6?
1.Resting the console from the Troubleshoot screen.
To rest your Xbox console, simply follow these steps:
If you’re using a wired network link, unplug the network cable.
To ensure that your console is fully turned off, turn it off and then unplug the power cable.
Wait 30 seconds before plugging in the power cord again.
Click and hold the BIND and EJECT keys, then press and hold the Xbox button on the console.
Keep the BIND and EJECT buttons for another 10-15 seconds.
Wait till Two “power-up” sounds occur. After the second power-up tone, you can release the BIND and EJECT keys.
2. Reconnect your Wifi Connection
It can be possible that your Xbox may face network issues. Hereby, forgetting the network connection and then connecting it again is a good alternative. To do that, follow these steps:
Select the Skip and Stay Offline option from the drop-down menu.
Go to your console’s settings.
Click the Network tab
Select the Network Settings
Click on forget wireless.
Now, restart your console and router.
Connect to your Wi-Fi network again.
Navigate to your network setting to check if it is offline or online. If it shows Offline, change it to Online.
3. Re-Add the User Profile
If your signed-in Xbox profile has some issues then it might not let the server access vital resources. This might end up causing the Error code 0x8b0500b6. You need to remove it and then re-add your User profile.
Click the Xbox button on your controller at the Home Screen of your console.
Navigate to the System tab in the menu and then to Settings.
Select the Remove Account and press the A button of your controller
Then click the A button on your controller to delete the profile you want to remove.
Switch off your console and unplug the power cord from the socket. Wait for few minutes.
Reconnect the power cable and switch on the console.
Now you need to re-add the profile.
Test to see if the console is working properly. (if there is an update, make sure to update it after re-adding your profile)
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