How To Fix Xbox Live Error 0xbba? [7 Ways]

Easily Resolve the Xbox Live Error Code 0xbba with these 7 Effective fixes.

The Xbox Live Error 0xbba was also reported on the Microsoft Community Forum. It typically indicates a sign-in issue. If you face this error, there is no need to worry, as I will provide relatively simple fixes.

Key Takeaways

  • Various factors, including Xbox Live service problems, network issues, date or region settings, software updates, permissions, cache, and profile corruption, can trigger Xbox Live Error 0xbba.
  • To resolve this error, follow steps such as checking Xbox Live status, disabling any proxy server, adjusting registry key permissions, restarting Xbox-related services, and ensuring accurate date and time settings.
  • If all else fails, consider contacting Xbox Support for expert assistance in resolving complex issues with your Xbox.

What Causes Xbox Live Error 0xbba

I addressed all potential reasons for this issue and provided solutions in the methods below:

  • Xbox Live Service Issues
  • Network Issues
  • Incorrect Region and Date
  • Software or System Updates
  • Insufficient Permissions
  • Cache and Temporary Data
  • Profile Corruption
  • Alternate MAC Address

How To Fix The Xbox Live Error 0xbba

You can try the following fixes to eliminate the Xbox Live Error:

  • Check Xbox Live Status
  • Disable the proxy server
  • Give Extra Permissions to a Registry Key
  • Restart Xbox Services

Check Xbox Live Status

First, you should check the Xbox Live status to ensure no ongoing service outages or issues. Sometimes, the error may be due to problems on Microsoft’s end.

Disable The Proxy Server

Follow these steps to disable the built-in proxy server in Windows.

  1. Press “Windows + R” to open the Run dialogue.
  2. Type “inetcpl.cpl” and press Enter. This will open the Internet Properties window.
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  3. In the Internet Properties window, go to the “Connections” tab.
  4. Under the “Local Area Network (LAN) settings” section, click on the “LAN settings” button.
    Internet Properties
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  5. In the LAN Settings dialogue, you will see a section titled “Proxy server.”
  6. Uncheck the box labelled “Use a proxy server for your LAN.”
    LAN Settings
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  7. Click “OK” to close the LAN Settings dialog
  8. Click “Apply” and then “OK” in the Internet Properties window to save your changes.
  9. If you had a proxy configured in your browser, it’s a good practice to restart your web browser to ensure that it no longer uses the proxy settings.

Give Extra Permissions To A Registry Key

To grant additional permissions to a registry key in Windows, you can use the Registry Editor and follow these steps

  1. Press “Windows + R” to open the Run dialogue.
  2. Type “regedit” and press Enter. This will open the Registry Editor.
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  3. Navigate to the following address:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ CurrentControlSet\Control Nsi {eb004a01-9b1a-11d4-9123-0050047759bc} 26
    Registory Editor
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  4. Right-click on this registry key, and then select “Permissions…
  5. In the Permissions dialogue box, go to the “Security” tab.
  6. Check the “Full Control” box under “Permission for Everyone“.
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  7. Click “Apply” and then “OK” to save the changes.
  8. You may receive a security warning about changing permissions on a key. Confirm the changes if prompted.
  9. Close the Registry Editor.

Restart Xbox Services

To restart all Xbox-related services on Windows, you can use the Windows Services application. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Press “Windows + R” this will open the Run dialogue.
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  2. Type “services.msc” and press Enter or click OK. This will open the Services application.
  3. Scroll down the list of services until you find the Xbox-related services. These services might include:
    • Xbox Live Auth Manager
    • Xbox Live Game Save
    • Xbox Live Networking Service
    • Xbox Live RPC Service
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  4. Select the first Xbox-related service.
  5. Right-click on it and select “Restart.”
  6. Repeat this process for each Xbox-related service you want to restart.
  7. Once you’ve restarted the services, you can close the Services application.

Correct Your Date And Time

The Xbox app is synchronized to the date and time on your computer and problems can arise if your date and time are incorrect. By following the given steps, you can ensure your Windows computer displays the correct date and time and your Xbox app works correctly.

  1. Click the clock on the taskbar.
  2. Open “Date and time settings” in Windows Settings.
  3. Turn on “Set time automatically” to sync with an internet time server.
    Date and time
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  4. Optionally, set the time manually if needed.
  5. Verify your time zone is correct.
  6. Adjust additional time-related settings if necessary.
  7. Close the Settings app.

Uninstall And Reinstall The Xbox Live App

Sometimes a fresh install can help solve any unexpected problem the app might have in communicating with the Xbox Servers. Here is how you would uninstall and then Reinstall the Xbox Live App.


  1. Click on the “Start” button in the bottom-left corner of your screen.
  2. Click on the “Settings” icon.
  3. In the Settings window, click on “Apps.”
  4. In the Apps & features section, scroll down or use the search bar to find and select the “Xbox” app.
  5. Click on the “Xbox” app entry to highlight it.
  6. Click on the “Uninstall” button that appears.
    Installed Apps
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  7. A confirmation pop-up will appear. Click “Uninstall” to confirm


  1. To reinstall the Xbox app, open the Microsoft Store. You can do this by clicking the “Start” button, typing “Microsoft Store,” and selecting it from the search results.
  2. In the Microsoft Store’s search bar (top-right corner), type “Xbox” and press “Enter.”
  3. Locate the “Xbox” app in the search results and click on it.
  4. Click the “Install” or “Get” button on the Xbox app page to download and install the app.
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  5. Allow some time for the Xbox app to download and install on your computer. The progress will be displayed in the Microsoft Store.
  6. Once the installation is complete, you can launch the Xbox app from the Microsoft Store or search for “Xbox” in the Start menu.

Contact Xbox Support

If you’ve tried all the suggestions I mentioned, but your Xbox app still isn’t working and showing the same error, contacting Xbox Official Support might be a good idea. You can contact them through the Xbox website or by calling their customer support number. They’ll guide you through the steps to get your Xbox app back in action.

If this helped, also take a look at our guides on fixing other Xbox errors, such as:

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Xbox Live Error 0xbba indicate?

Xbox Live Error 0xbba signifies a sign-in issue on Xbox, with the message "We can't sign you right now. Try again later."

How can I resolve Xbox Live Error 0xbba?

To fix it, you can check Xbox Live status, disable any proxy server, adjust registry key permissions, restart Xbox services, correct date and time settings, or reinstall the Xbox Live app.

Why check Xbox Live status for Error 0xbba?

Checking Xbox Live status is crucial to rule out service outages or issues on Microsoft's end as they can trigger Error 0xbba.

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