[Solved] How to Fix Xbox One Connectivity or Account Issue (0x80a40008)

Xbox One users reported 0x80a40008 error code prompt when trying to sign in to Xbox Profile or when trying to recover a profile on the Xbox console causing deny access to the Xbox account. Xbox error message with 0x80a40008 code normally related to the Xbox Live connectivity or Xbox account issue. The detailed error message as below:

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[Solved] How to Fix Xbox One Connectivity or Account Issue (0x80a40008)
[Solved] How to Fix Xbox One Connectivity or Account Issue (0x80a40008)
Try the following resolution methods to fix the error to sign in Xbox One with your Microsoft account successful.

Content Summary

Solution 1: Reset password then login again
Solution 2: Check Xbox Live Services Status
Solution 3: Check Network Connection
Solution 4: Remove Account the add back again
Solution 5: Using Xbox One in Offline mode
Solution 6: Performing a power-cycling procedure

Solution 1: Reset password then login again

Make sure you enter the valid Microsoft account credential (email and password) to sign in Xbox One. Reset your password then sign in again if you are not sure.

Sign in Xbox using Microsoft account
Sign in Xbox using Microsoft account

Solution 2: Check Xbox Live Services Status

Step 1: Open the browser and visit the official Xbox Live Status page.

Step 2: Verify whether any of the services are currently unavailable.

Xbox Live Status page
Xbox Live Status page

Step 3: If an exclamation point show next to certain services, then wait a while before trying to sign in again or use Xbox One Offline mode to access the game media library.

Solution 3: Check Network Connection

Step 1: Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the guide menu.

Step 2: Select the gear icon to access the All settings menu.

Step 3: Select the Network tab then access the Network Settings menu.

Step 4: Go to the Troubleshooting tab and access the Test network connection menu.

Test network connection in Xbox One
Test network connection in Xbox One

Step 5: If you get a message stating that Everything is good. Your console is connected to the Internet, then proceed to the next resolution method. Otherwise, you will need to restart or reset your network device.

Test network connection ok show Everything is good. Your console is connected to the Internet
Test network connection ok show Everything is good. Your console is connected to the Internet

Solution 4: Remove Account the add back again

Step 1: Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the guide menu.

Step 2: Select the gear icon to access the All settings menu.

Step 3: Go to Access Settings > Account > Remove Accounts.

Step 4: Choose the account to remove > select Remove.

Step 5: Select Close and restart Xbox One.

Step 6: Turn off the console from the Xbox Power button then leave it off for about 10 seconds.

Step 7: Turn the on Xbox One.

Step 8: Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the guide menu.

Step 9: Select Sign in > Add & manage.

Step 10: Enter the account login information and check the privacy settings.

Step 11: Choose a color for the profile then select Next.

Step 12: Confirm the gamerpic then choose Next.

Step 13: Choose between Save my password or Keep asking for my password.

Solution 5: Using Xbox One in Offline mode

Step 1: Press the Xbox button on the controller to open the guide menu.

Step 2: Navigate to System > Settings > Network > Network Settings.

Step 3: Access the Go Offline menu.

Xbox One Go offline menu
Xbox One Go offline menu

Solution 6: Performing a power-cycling procedure

Step 1: Go to the main dashboard.

Step 2: Press and hold the Power button located at the front of  Xbox One for 10 seconds or more until you see that the front LED is turned off completely then let go of the power button.

Step 3: Disconnect the power cable from the power source and waiting for a full minute.

Step 4: Plugin back the power cable to the power source, turn the console back on.

Step 5: Xbox One initial startup animation as below picture shown.

Xbox One initial startup animation
Xbox One initial startup animation