Error code 8007274C occurs when you start the Xbox console

Important This article has instructions that help you work around a specific problem. However, these instructions include steps that lower security settings or turn off security features on your network. Before you make these kinds of changes, you should evaluate the risks associated with lowering your console’s security.

Overview

If you see error code 8007274C when you start the Xbox console, it means the Xbox is experiencing network connection issues.

Read this page to learn more about 8007274C and what you should do about it.

On this page

Error code and message

Error code 8007274C is preceded by the following message:

Some Xbox Live content is temporarily unavailable. You can still access your profile, communicate with other players, and play games online. The content will automatically appear when it's available.

Status code: 8007274C

Problem

If you’re seeing this message and error code while using a wireless connection, it means that there is form of wireless interference. If you’re seeing this message and error code while using a wired connection, it means the firewall settings may be set to an extremely restrictive setting.

Solutions

Wireless Connection

Wired connection

Warning The following steps lower your security settings and make your network less secure from attack by malicious users or by malicious software. We do not recommend that you perform this procedure. However, we provide it for you to use at your own discretion. Follow these steps at your own risk.

  • Temporarily turn off the modem’s or router’s firewall and see if you can connect to Xbox Live. If you can connect, turn the firewall back on, and then make sure the correct network ports are open on the modem or router. You can see the list of network ports on the Network ports used by Xbox Live page.

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