How To Fix Minecraft Dungeons Connection Error In Xbox Series X

The Minecraft Dungeons connection issue on your Xbox Series X can be caused by several factors. It could be due to Xbox Live service having an outage, an internet connection error, or even a software glitch. To fix this you need to perform several troubleshooting steps on the console.

Minecraft Dungeons is an action RPG that is a spin off to the popular Minecraft game. If you have a Microsoft Game Pass subscription then you can download and play this without any additional charger. This is a dungeon crawler type of game that offers a co-op mode, lots of boss fights, and new loot to find.

What to do when you get the Minecraft Dungeons connection error on your Xbox console

One of the issues that you might encounter when playing Minecraft Dungeons is when you are unable to join any multiplayer game. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.


  • Make sure the Xbox is running on the latest software update.
  • Make sure to download the latest Minecraft game update.

Solution 1: Check for any Xbox Live service outage

The first step in fixing this problem is to check the status of the Xbox Live server. If there is an outage or if a maintenance is being conducted  then this might be what’s causing the problem. Here’s what you need to do to check if there is a server outage.

Time needed: 5 minutes.

Check Xbox Live server

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox console.Fix Minecraft Dungeons Connection Error In 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 Minecraft Dungeons connection error on your Xbox console

If there are any outages reported then you will need to wait for this to be fixed. Microsoft will usually indicate the time when the issue will be resolved.

Solution 2: Restart the router

This title requires an internet connection when playing the multiplayer co-op mode. If there is an issue with your internet connection then this might be what’s causing the problem. To fix this, you could try to restart the router or modem that you are using. Unplug the router from the power outlet and wait for a minute before plugging it back in then check if the problem still occurs.

Solution 3: Perform a network test

Try checking the internet connection your Xbox is getting. This will give you an idea if the issue is caused by the internet connection.

  • Press the Xbox button on your Xbox controller.
  • Select Profile & system.
  • Select Settings menu.
  • Select General.
  • Select Network settings.
  • Select Test network connection.
  • Select Continue.
  • Select Test network speed & statistics.

Compare the results you get with Microsoft’s recommended speed for online gaming.

  • Minimum download speed of 3 Mbps (or 3,000 Kbps)
  • Minimum upload speed of 0.5 Mbps (or 500 Kbps)
  • Ping of less than 150 milliseconds

Solution 4: Power cycle the Xbox Series X

Restarting the Xbox will refresh its software and remove any corrupted temporary data that could be causing the server connection error. To do this, just press the Xbox button on the console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Unplug the power cord of the console then wait for a minute before plugging it back in. Turn on the Xbox after a few seconds then  launch Minecraft. Check if you still get any connection errors.

Having the Minecraft Dungeons connection error in your 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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