How To Fix Error 0x803F9008 On Xbox Series X

The error 0x803F9008 on your Xbox Series X occurs when trying to start a game  on the console. This usually means that the console is offline due to  a server problem or a minor setting issue . To fix this you will need to perform several troubleshooting steps on this device.

The Xbox Series X is a next generation gaming console that was first released by Microsoft late last year. It is increasingly becoming popular among consumers due to its excellent gaming performance. One of its outstanding features is its access to the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription service which gives you access to hundreds of games to download and play.

What to do when you get the error code 0x803F9008 on your Xbox Series X

One of the issues that you might experience when trying to start a game or app on the Xbox Series X is this error code. This means that the console is offline and can be caused by a server outage or a setting issue. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.

Prerequisite: Make sure to restart the Xbox and router that it is connected to.

Solution 1: Check the Xbox Live server status

One of the reasons why your Xbox will appear offline is if the Xbox Live server has an ongoing outage or maintenance.   Here’s how you can check the status of the Xbox server.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Check the server

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox Series X console.Fix Error 0x803F9008 On Xbox Series X

  2. Go to the Xbox server status home page.

    You can check details on the status of Xbox server issues if any from here.What to do when you get the error code 0x803F9008 on your Xbox Series X

If an outage or maintenance is reported on the Xbox servers then this could be  what’s causing the problem. You will need to wait for this to be fixed. Microsoft will usually post the estimated time when the issue will be resolved.

Solution 2: Enable My Home Xbox

If you are the one who regularly uses this console then you should make this your home Xbox to enable offline play for your games.

  • Press the Xbox button on the controller.
  • Select Profile & System.
  • Select Settings.
  • Select General.
  • Select Personalization.
  • Select My home Xbox.
  • Make sure that “Make this my home Xbox” is ticked.

Solution 3: Check your internet connection

If your console does not have an internet connection then this issue will occur. Here’s what you should do to check the network configuration of your console.

  • Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  • Select Profile & System.
  • Select Settings.
  • Select General.
  • Select Network settings.
  • Select Test network connection.

If you get the message “It’s all good” then your Xbox is connected to the internet. If you are experiencing connection problems not only on your Xbox but other devices as well then you should consider contacting your internet service provider.

Having the error code 0x803F9008  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. Contact me at Email

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