Minecraft Error Codes List (and How to Fix Them)

Minecraft Error Codes List (and How to Fix Them)

Minecraft is a very popular game. Many players make errors while trying to play the game. This list contains solutions and workarounds for some of the most common error codes that players face.

Minecraft Error Codes (and How To Fix Them)

We’re not going to try and keep this comprehensive, so we’ll limit the number of solutions and workarounds. It’s not a good idea to create more problems than you already have.

Multiplayer Errors

These are problems you will only encounter when you are online or trying connect to a Server.

Refuse to connect

  • Possible causes
    • The IP:Port that you entered was invalid.
    • The server itself is unavailable.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Recheck that you have entered the correct server address.

Related: Where to find all ore types in Minecraft – Best ore mining levels

Creeper

  • Possible causes
    • The login process is being hampered by a network problem.
  • Possible Solutions
    • You can run general troubleshooting of your internet connection.

Crossbow

  • Possible causes
    • During login, something went wrong
  • Possible Solutions
    • Close the game completely and force-close it, if necessary. It is possible to restart it, but it may take a while before it loads properly.

Drown

  • Possible causes
    • This indicates that an error has occurred.
  • Possible Solutions
    • This is not a solution. Minecraft recommends that you close the client and launcher and then start it again.

End of stream

  • Possible causes
    • The server is not sending information the client.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Restart Minecraft or the Server
    • Confirm that the client and the server both have an internet connection.

Bad Login

  • Possible causes
    • After your previous attempt, you tried to log in too fast.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Verify that you are using the same Minecraft version as the server.
    • Verify your network connection.
    • Give it a while before you log in again.

Invalid IP

  • Possible causes
    • Mojang cannot validate your IP address.
  • Possible Solutions
    • You can try again later, once validation services are back to normal.
    • Make sure your internet connection is working properly to ensure there aren’t dropped packets.

Login unsuccessfully: Our authentication servers are currently down because of maintenance

  • Possible causes
    • The Minecraft server couldn’t contact the authentication server to allow the user to log in.
  • Possible Solutions
    • If the authentication servers go back to normal, you can try again later.
    • To ensure that the servers aren’t blocked, check your firewall.
    • Set the server.properties to online-mode=false. This disables authentication.
See also  How to dye armor in Minecraft (all platforms) 

Ghast

  • Possible causes
    • Credentials between Xbox Live and Microsoft/Mojang accounts may not match or are incorrect.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Sign out of Xbox Live on Windows devices and then sign back in.
    • Switch will take you to Settings, Profile, and Clear Account Credentials.

Glowstone

  • Possible causes
    • This indicates that the service failed to authenticate the account. However, the source is unknown.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Wait for the login server back to work properly.
    • Restart your client/launcher.

Haybale

  • Possible causes
    • The authorization process for your Xbox is not working properly.
  • Possible Solutions
    • If possible, force and update the Xbox App. Log out, log back in, and restart the app.

Internal Exception: io.netty.handler.timeout.ReadTimeoutException

  • Possible causes
    • Your computer cannot process the data from the server quickly enough to play the game, causing you to lose sync with it.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Make sure your internet connection is working properly to ensure there aren’t dropped packets.
    • You need to ensure your computer is capable of running the game. A server requires more processing power than a single player.

java.io.IOException : Server returned HTTP Response Code: 503

  • Possible causes
    • Your account cannot be authenticated by the server because minecraft.net was down.
  • Possible Solutions
    • You can try again later, once the Minecraft authentication servers are back to normal.

java.net.SocketException: Connection reset

  • Possible causes
    • The server is either down or using too much processing power.
    • The user was unable to connect to the internet and had to disconnect from the server.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Give it a while and then try to connect to the server again.
    • Confirm that the server connection is working normally.

Marketplace Errors (L, D, S, or P-

  • Possible causes
    • These issues are directly related to the Marketplace.
  • Possible Solutions
    • You can’t do anything directly, except wait for the server and then try again later.
  • Possible causes
    • Your Minecraft client is running an older version of Minecraft than the server’s client.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Your Minecraft client should be updated to the current version.

Client out of date!

  • Possible causes
    • Your Minecraft client uses an older version than what the server uses.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Your Minecraft client should be updated to the current version.

Server out of date!

  • Possible causes
    • Your Minecraft client is running a version that is older than the client on the server.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Change your Minecraft version in the Minecraft Launcher to match the one used by the server.

Piglin

  • Possible causes
    • You are being logged in by too many users.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Forcing the game to close, and then restarting it.

Pufferfish

  • Possible causes
    • During login, there is an unknown problem with the client.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Stop the game from closing, restart your device and log in to Minecraft again.

This server returned an error message with an invalid key.

  • Possible causes
    • An error occurred when trying to validate a modified server.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Try to log in again.
See also  How to Tame a Fox in Minecraft (2021)

It took too long to log into.

  • Possible causes
    • Because minecraft.net wasn’t responding, the server could not authenticate your identity.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Verify that your internet connection is working properly and that there are no interruptions.
    • Take a moment to wait and then you can try again.

User, not premium

  • Possible causes
    • The minecraft.net authentication is not passed by your Minecraft client.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Confirm that the client is a legitimate paid version of a game and not a hacker or modified client.

This server has not been whitelisted.

  • Possible causes
    • You are not listed on the list of persons who may connect with the server.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Ask the server administrator to add you to the list of persons who can connect to the server.

Related: How to Install Pixelmon – Cheaterboss.net

Crashes

These issues can either occur in Single Player, or Multiplayer. Usually, the game will shut down.

Session lock failed to be checked, aborting

  • Possible causes
    • A lock that is active on a part of the world that has been locked by a third party editor.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Lock in the world save folder.

java.lang.NullPointerException

  • Possible causes
    • This is the catch-all crash response. This could be caused by many errors logs. The game client crashed upon startup.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Find the Java crash log (look for a file on your desktop that looks similar to: hs_err_pid). You can find the exact error code in there.
    • If you’re unable to determine the problem and it persists, rename the .minecraft directory to something else. Start Minecraft again. This will create a new .minecraft directory. Move the saved worlds to a new.minecraft/saves directory if necessary.

Runtime Errors

These errors occur when the game does not understand the code. These errors can be caused by code changes or issues in how your world/game is saved.

com.google.gson.JsonSyntaxException

  • Possible causes
    • Your world could be corrupted.
    • Your save files contain invalid JSON/NBT formatting. Tag names are defined as a variable instead of a string.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Save your data to a previous backup. Also, remove any modifications that you did not have before the issue.

java.lang.OutOfMemoryError

  • Possible causes
    • Your game has reached its limit of memory.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Increase the memory allocated to Java.
    • Clear out any other programs that are not being used to free up memory
    • Reduce the number mods that consume excessive amounts of computer RAM.

RuntimeException – No OpenGL context was found in the current thread.

  • Possible causes
    • Minecraft can’t be run by your graphics card driver.
  • Possible Solutions
    • Make sure you have the most recent version of your graphics driver.
    • On Linux systems, install a package that contains the xrandr utility.
    • Upgrade your graphics card to a more powerful model.

These are the most common errors that players experience. You can let us know if you have any other error codes in the comments section.

You want to improve the appearance of your Minecraft game? These guides will help you improve the look of your Minecraft game. How to Install OptiFine How to Install BSL Shaders!