How To Fix Error 0x803F800F On Xbox Series X

The error code 0x803F800F on your Xbox Series X usually occurs when  trying  to launch a game on the console. This is usually followed by the message “The person who acquired this needs an active subscription.”. It’s usually caused by an expired Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold subscription.

The Xbox Series X is one of the two latest gaming consoles released by Microsoft late last year. It’s capable of providing an excellent gaming experience thanks to its powerful hardware architecture. When paired with an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription players will have access to hundreds of games that they can easily download and install.

What to do when you get the error code 0x803F800F on your Xbox Series X

You might encounter this error code when trying to play a game on your Xbox. This indicates that the game you are trying to play was acquired using the Game Pass or Xbox Live Gold subscription which has already expired. You will need to renew the subscription service you used to get the game to be able to play it again.

Solution : Renew your subscription

This error code  usually occurs when the subscription service you used to acquire the game has already expired. To fix this all you need to do is to renew your subscription

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Subscription renewal

  1. Press the Xbox button.

    You can find this on your controller.Fix Error 0x803F800F On Xbox Series X

  2. Select Profile & System.

    This is the last tab on the side menu that appears.What to do when you get the error code 0x803F800F on your Xbox Series X

  3. Select Settings.

    This opens the setting menu.Select Settings

  4. Select Account.

    This opens the account settings of the Xbox.Select Account

  5. Select Subscriptions.

    This is where you can access your subscription information.Select Subscriptions

If a service you are subscribed to has already ended then you will have to renew this to regain access to the game.

Having the error code 0x803F800F on Xbox Series X can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this solution will help you fix the problem.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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