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“Sea Of Thieves services are temporarily unavailable” error.

If you are a Sea of ​​Thieves player, you may have encountered an error that says “Sea of ​​Thieves services are temporarily unavailable. Please try again. (Lavender beard)’ when you try to start the game. This is a common error in Sea of ​​Thieves and can be caused by several reasons.

It mostly occurs when your system cannot communicate with the game server properly. However, there are also cases where this error occurs if you have a proxy server or your firewall is blocking access to the game.

How to fix “Sea of ​​Thieves services are temporarily unavailable”

The first thing you should do when you get this error is check if the game servers are down. If there is nothing wrong with the servers, you can try relaunching the game and see if you can play it without error.

However, in case the error still persists, you can try these methods to resolve it.

Disable your proxy

If you are connected to any proxy server, you may not be able to connect to the game servers properly. So, disabling proxies might solve your problem.

To do it:

  1. Open Run command panel in your Windows by pressing Windows key + R together.
  2. type ‘inetcpl.cpl’ in the search box and press come in.
  3. This will bring up the Internet Properties window. Now, click on Connections tab, then LAN configuration.
  4. uncheck Use a proxy server option and then click Okay.
  5. Now, in the main window, click To apply, then Okay.

Start Sea of ​​Thieves and check if the error is gone. Also, if you have any VPN enabled, try disabling it. If it still shows the error, try moving to the next method.

Allow Sea of ​​Thieves through your Windows firewall

Your Windows firewall may also be blocking the game from accessing its servers. It is very important to make sure that both Steam and Sea of ​​Thieves are allowed through your firewall.

To allow your game through Windows Firewall:

  1. Press the Windows key + R together on your keyboard to bring up the Run command box.
  2. type ‘control‘ in the search box, then press come in.
  3. This will open your Windows Control Panel.
  4. Now in the search bar type “Windows Firewall‘ and click on Allow an application through Windows Firewall under Windows Defender Firewall.
  5. Find Sea of ​​Thieves and be sure to check them both out private i public boxes. Also, locate Steam and check both boxes.
  6. click Okay.

Now launch the game and see if you can play it without any errors. If you still see the error, try the next method.

Sign in to your XBOX Live account again

You may also receive this error if you have recently changed your Microsoft account password or if the servers are unable to establish a connection between your game and your account.

To fix this, you can sign out of your XBOX account and sign in again.

  1. launch sea ​​of ​​thieves from your desktop or Steam.
  2. Click on log out menu to sign out of your Xbox Live account.
  3. Now, you will see a pop-up message asking if you really want to sign out of your XBOX account.
  4. click Yes to continue with the process.
  5. Once you have successfully signed out of your XBOX Live account, click the button start the game menu
  6. You will now see a login screen prompting you to log in to your XBOX account. Sign in to your account with your credentials. (Also, link your XBOX Live account to Steam)

Removal of Xbl_Ticket credentials

Here are the steps to change your Xbl_Ticket credentials:

  1. Open the Start menu on your Windows.
  2. In the search bar, type “credential manager‘ and press Enter.
  3. Once the Credential Manager window opens, click Windows credentials.
  4. In the Generic Credentials section, look for an entry named Xbl_Ticket (followed by some numbers).
  5. Now expand it by clicking on the small arrow and click Remove.
  6. click Yes in the following pop-up menu.
  7. Now launch the game and click on start the game menu
  8. Once you click that, you’ll be prompted to sign in to your Xbox account. Sign in to your account with your login details.

After signing in, you should be able to play the game without any issues.

Exclude Sea of ​​Thieves from your antivirus

If you have an antivirus installed on your PC, it may have accidentally flagged the game files as malware. So, you can try excluding the game folder from scanning in your antivirus settings and see if that fixes the error.

Other bugs in Sea of ​​Thieves

In addition to the Lavenderbeard bug, there are also other types of bugs in this game. Some of the errors you may encounter while playing Sea of ​​Thieves are:

Coralbeard error

You will encounter this issue when there is a problem on the Sea of ​​Thieves servers. There’s really not much you can do on your end if you have this error, and you can hope that the developers are already working on the fix.

It will be resolved when the services are back up and you will be able to play without any issues.

Alabasterbeard’s mistake

The Alabasterbeard error occurs when your PC cannot communicate with the Sea of ​​Thieves servers. It mostly occurs on your end, and you will encounter this error when you have poor internet connection.

If you see this error when trying to start Sea of ​​Thieves, you need to check your internet connection and make sure your internet is working properly.


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