Xbox Error code 80072ef3 - Can't Login? Solved

Xbox is a Microsoft product and just like any other Software, Program or Device. You may always Come through One or another Errors. Recently Found that Xbox Users are getting Error code 80072ef3 while signing in to Xbox live. Error While Signing in Indicates Network Connection problem but There are Few other Reasons as well that are responsible for this Error.

Its not only Xbox users but you may get this error on your phone of PC while Updtaing. Majorly While logging in to Xbox Live, Users are asked for Email verification and Password but then next what they see is error message which says "Sorry There was a problem, Please Try again later Code:80072ef3"

Fixing Xbox Error code 80072ef3


Xbox live Error code 80072ef3

I will be listing Methods to fix the issue in two parts, Basic and Advance.

Couple of Basic Ways that you must perform first to see if that solves the problem. And a Advance Ways which can be performed if the basic ways fails to solve Xbox Error Code 80072ef3 for you.

Basic Ways to Fix Error code 80072ef3

1) Restart your Internet:

First step you should do is to Restart your Internet Connection and then try to login to xbox live and see if it was the slow or broken internet which was causing problems for you.

2) Restart your Console:

If Restarting Internet Does not helps then next steps is to Restart your Console. This Usually Solves the Problem.

To Restart your Console, Simply Press and keep holding XBox Guide button. Then Select Turn of Console and Press A.
Now to Turn the Console on Again simply Press and keep holding Xbox Guide Button.

Advance way to Fix Error Code 80072ef3

1) Clearing System Cache:

The only Advance way to fix this error is Clearing your System Cache. In Most cases you won't need to do this step because above listed 2 ways should Fix 80072ef3 error for you. But still you can't get rid of it then try and clear system cache.
Just Press Guide Button then Goto Settings > System Settings > Storage > Highlight Storage device > Press Y > Clear System Cache > Select Yes.

This Should Successfully Clear your system Cache and also should fix Xbox live error code 80072ef3 for you. 

Let us know what helped you in Comments below.

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none of them worked i have been trying for ours!!!

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Same here....I've had this problem for over 2 months. I'm glad I bought a PS4. Problems like this should be fixed for free. We shouldn't HAVE TO send it to Microsoft, for over $70, for them to repair w/out the risk of being banned from Xbox Live for tampering.

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O stfu PS got more problems then Xbox

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Restarting the system worked for me THANKS

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To fix this error delete your profile and redownload the profile all done

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Restarting worked for me :-) thanks!

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Restarting worked for me :-) thanks!

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Started with the easiest step first (restarted by Xbox) and that did the trick. I was about to pull my hair out for nothing! Thanks for the help 😊
P.S. To the people who comment with terrible use of English, thanks for helping me laugh off my frustration. I salute you

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You have to delete and redownload your profile as well as clear the cache

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i did that still says same shit tried all what has beenn said and still says error wtf

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Restarting the Xbox works.

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Thank you so much! This really helped out a lot.

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What worked was the "clearing of the storage cache".
Iam Doctor Love

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I turned off my internet box and restarted the system before it would stop giving me the error. I did clear the cache just to be on the save side.
Thank you.

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Yay it worked, Thank you!

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Thank you! Restart worked a treat!

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Restart and delete chache worked

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Just had to restart my console 😎 duhh lol thanks

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Ah thanks! Restarting console!!!

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Just had to restart the console. Thanks!!

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i have to restart all the time....only to get kicked out of a game.....then get put on probation its bs

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All I did was reset my system and it worked

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Omg thank you so much I cleared system cache and it signed right in. I couldn't be more happy thank you so much

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power and off and power back on work for me. Thank you. :)

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System cache clear and a quick restart. Thumbs up. Thanks alot

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