How To Fix Xbox Series X Error Code 0x80048051

The Xbox Series X error code 0x80048051 usually occurs when you try to sign in to your console. This can be caused by an outage on the Xbox Live service or due to an issue with your internet connection. To fix this you will need to perform several troubleshooting steps on this device.

The Xbox Series X is a next generation console that is capable of delivering an outstanding gaming experience. Games that are optimized for this console are able to run at 120 fps and even at 4K60fps. With its backwards compatibility to hundreds of games, you won’t have a hard time finding the right title to play especially if you are subscribed to the Game Pass Ultimate service.

What to do when you can’t sign in to your Xbox Live profile due to error 0x80048051

One issue that you might encounter on your console is the Xbox error code 0x80048051 where you are prompted to try again later or check your account . This can be a frustrating experience as you won’t be able to access the online features of the system. Here’s what you need to do to fix this.

Solution 1: Check Xbox Live service outage

In order to log in to your account, the console will need to connect to the Xbox network. If there are any issues on the Xbox service then this might be what’s causing the problem. Here’s what you need to do to check the live status of the server.

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Check for any server outages

  1. Open a web browser.

    You can do this from your computer or from your Xbox console.Fix Xbox Series X Error Code 0x80048051

  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 can't sign in to your Xbox Live profile due to error 0x80048051

If there are any outages reported then this might be what’s causing the connection problem. You will need to wait for the game server to be fixed. Just check on the page regularly for a status update on the issue.

Solution 2: Power cycle your hardware

There’s a possibility that the problem could be caused on your end either by the modem, router or your console. In order to fix this you will need to restart your hardware equipment.

The first step is to turn off your modem and router then unplug its power cable. Wait for 5 minutes before turning it on again.

When your modem and or router have initialized you will then need to restart the Xbox console. To do this just press the Xbox button on your new console for 10 seconds or until it turns off. Turn on the device after a few seconds then try to check if the error message still appears on the screen.

Having the Xbox Series X error code 0x80048051 issue can be a frustrating experience. Hopefully, this list of steps will help you fix the problem.

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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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