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(SOLVED) Why Does my Xbox Series X keep Beeping?

Why is my Xbox Series X beeping?

The main reason why a Xbox Series X can start beeping is because the console is not receiving the required power, or because the console is overheating. Enabling the system beep may also be the cause for the beeping noise.

  • Insufficient power supply
  • Overheating
  • System beep has been enabled


Insufficient power supply

If your console does not receive sufficient power, it starts beeping. You can unplug your Xbox console from the power supply outlet, wait for about ten seconds, and plug it in again.



If the vents have accumulated some debris, the fans attempt to work harder which results in the Xbox making a beeping sound.


System beep setting is enabled

If the system beep has been enabled via the control panel, your Xbox will keep beeping. You can disable the feature to resolve the same.


Xbox Series X is beeping


Why does my Xbox Series X keep beeping?

Your Xbox Series X keeps beeping due to a loose manual eject screw or faulty connections. The console also tends to beep continuously when it does not receive the required amount of power supply.


How do I make my Xbox Series X stop beeping?

You can make your Xbox Series X stop beeping by changing the system sound settings, doing a soft reset, or doing a power cycle.

The above solutions can be executed in the following manner.


  • Change system sound settings
  1. Press the Xbox button on your controller.
  2. Go to Profile & system.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Tap on Accessibility followed by Audio.
  5. Switch the toggle switch against Mute navigation sounds or Mute notification sounds or both to the OFF position.


  • Soft reset
  1. Unplug your console from the power supply outlet.
  2. After 15 seconds, press the Power button at least two times.
  3. Plug the power cord back into the power outlet.


  1. Switch ON your console.
  • Power cycle your console
  1. Ensure your Xbox is switched OFF.
  2. Press and hold the Power button for ten seconds. Once the flickering indicator light turns into a steady orange light, your Xbox enters Standby mode.
  3. Press the Power button to make your Xbox exit the Standby mode.


Beep code Fault Solution
0x87e10007 The game is not compatible with your existing console. Find a game compatible with the Xbox Series X on the official Xbox website.
0x87c40000 Xbox Live is experiencing difficulty in data exchange with your Xbox Series X. Return to the Home screen and try to repeat the action after a few minutes.
0x80010108 The console is facing an unexpected error or there is a problem with Xbox services. Restart the console and check the Live status by making sure that all services are running seamlessly. .
0x87e1000F The game you are attempting to launch needs Kinect sensors. Connect a Kinect sensor to your console. Restart the Xbox Series X before you launch the game again.
0x87e0012d Xbox Live is facing an unexpected error. Wait for some time and try to play again. If you aren’t able to do so, reset your Xbox by pressing and holding the Xbox button on your controller to switch OFF the console.
You can also do a deep restart. Keep the Powerbutton on the Xbox Series X pressed for about ten seconds. Release the button and allow the console to rest for ten seconds. Press the Xbox button on your controller to switch ON your console.
You can also uninstall and reinstall the game you’ve been trying to play or restart your Xbox Series X.
0x803f9007 Either you haven’t inserted your game discinto the Xbox or you haven’t signed into the Xbox Live feature after a game download or the game you are downloading is a trial version. Insert the game disc before trying to play again.
Ensure you are signed into Xbox Live.Make sure you sign into Xbox Live with the same profile used to purchase the game.
0x803f800b Indicates an expired subscription. You have to review your payment information, update it, if required, and settle all your outstanding payments.
0xc0000189 Your console is facing an interference with normal functioning or the Xbox Live is facing an issue. Restart your console. Hold and press the Xbox button for a few seconds. Alternatively, you can do a power cycle on the gaming equipment. Hold the Xbox button and press it until the Xbox gets switched OFF.  Repeat the action until it is switched ON.
0x80BD000B You have utilized all the chances of changing a console compatible with your home Xbox. These are allotted by Xbox to you. Try using a different console that can serve as your home Xbox.
0x90072EE7 Your Xbox is not able to load the content you are attempting. This could be due to a service outage. Wait for the service to become available again. It could also be because of a slow internet connection. Restart your router.


Xbox Series X beeps but won’t turn on?

Your Xbox Series X beeps but won’t turn ON due to a faulty power brick, overheating of the console, or an erroneous motherboard.


These minor issues can be easily resolved by following the instructions given below.


  • Faulty power brick
  1. Unplug the power cables from the console, the electrical power outlet, and the power supply. 
  2. After ten seconds, plug in the power cable into the electrical outlet and the power supply.
  3. Check the LED light on the power supply.
  4. If the LED is ON, plug the power supply into the console.
  5. If the LED is OFF or blinking, replace the power supply unit.


  • Overheated console
  1. Unplug your console from the power supply outlet.
  2. Wait for about 10-20 seconds.
  3. Plug your console into the power supply outlet.
  4. Ensure your console is placed in well-ventilated surroundings.


  • Faulty motherboard

Moisture build-in causes damage to the motherboard.

Resort to a certified dealer or technician to help resolve this issue.


Why is my Xbox Series X beeping and turning OFF? 

Your Xbox Series X is beeping and turning OFF due to blocked vents which cause overheating, a faulty internal power supply unit (PSU), or a pending reset of the internal power supply.


These glitches can be easily overcome with the solutions given below.


  • Blocked vents causing overheating

Non-stop usage or cluttered environments tend to block the vents.

  1. Check the vents of the console.
  2. Use a can of compressed air to remove the debris that has clogged the vents. You can alternatively use a toothpick as well to gently remove the tiny dust particles.


  • A faulty internal power supply unit (PSU)
  1. You can seek assistance from a certified technician. 
  2. Alternately, you can ask the company to replace it if it’s still under warranty.


  • Reset the internal power supply
  1. Unplug the power cord from your Xbox.
  2. Wait for about 15 seconds and plug the power cord again
  3. Do a hard press of the Power button.


Why is my Xbox Series X beeping once?

Your Xbox Series X is beeping once due to a faulty power cord or a pending reset via a triple-button hold.


These are very minor glitches and can be resolved easily.


  • Faulty power cord
  1. Examine the power cord minutely for signs of wear and tear.
  2. If damaged, replace it with a new cord.


  • Reset via a triple-button hold
  1. Press and hold the PowerEject, and Sync buttons simultaneously.
  2. Hold the buttons down firmly for at least ten seconds.
  3. Release the Eject button.
  4. Release the Power and Sync buttons after fifteen seconds
  5. Press and hold the Power and Sync buttons again.


Why does my Xbox Series X beep twice and the light is blinking?

Your Xbox Series X beeps twice and the light is blinking due to a pending power cycle, a bad video setting, or loose connections.


You can resolve these issues in the following manner.


  • Pending power cycle
  1. Disconnect your device from the power outlet in the wall.
  2. Reconnect your device after 30 seconds.
  3. Switch the console ON.


  • Bad video setting
  1. Eject the disc (if there is one) from the Xbox console.
  2. On the console, press and hold the Xbox button for ten seconds until it switches OFF.
  3. Press and hold the Xbox button and the Eject button (if your console has one) until you hear the second beep.


  • Loose connections
  1. Check the power and HDMI cable connections.
  2. Switch OFF all power supplies to the console and disconnect everything.
  3. After ten seconds, plugin all the connections into your console, the TV, and the power outlet.
  4. Reboot your console.

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