Xbox Party Not Working Error Fix

Here's how you can fix your party not working error on Xbox.

A common issue among Xbox users has arisen wherein a Party Not Working Error appears and will need an immediate fix. The community has spoken out about this issue having addressed it on Reddit and other platforms. Thankfully, we’ve come up with a few fixes to this party not working issue in Xbox. The undermentioned steps should assist you in fixing the same.

How to Fix Party Not Working in Xbox


Here are a few fixes that should solve your Xbox party not working issues:

  1. Firstly, be patient! it’s possible that the servers are having a few maintenance hours or they’re simply down regionally.
  2. In addition to the above, you can even check the Xbox status website.
  3. Ensure your Xbox Live Gold subscription is still active. If not, here’s how you can get an Xbox live gold subscription.
  4. If you’re unable to join a friend’s Xbox Live party, there might be a (NAT) Network Address Translation problem that someone in the party might have. In such a situation, ask everyone in the party to run a test on their Xbox Live connection. Here’s how one can do the same:
    • Press the Xbox button on the controller.
    • Head to Settings, and select System Settings.
    • Locate Network Settings>Wired Network.
    • If you’re on a wireless network, select your wireless network name.
    • Here you’ll find the Test Xbox Live Connection option which you can select.
    • If you’re already logged in to a profile, you’ll get a notification that says everyone will be Signed Out in order to test your network connection.
    • Select Yes when that notification appears.
    • Additionally, click on Continue.
    • For any specific issue regarding the party not working error, you can visit the Xbox forums and browse through a list of solutions and fixes.
    • If none of the above fixes work, head to the Xbox support website and scroll to the bottom of the page.
    • Here, you’ll find a give feedback button where you can submit your issues and even initiate a live chat to fix your party not working errors.

We hope this guide was of help to you. This was meant to assist you and provide a fix to all your Party Not Working errors on Xbox. The fixes here should get your Xbox party working and your in-game/movie/chat mechanics functioning smoothly. While you are here, make sure to check out our Video Games Guides, to know more about such secret tips and tricks.