In the Minecraft world, error code terracotta is described as the kind of error that causes the downtime for the services including Marketplace, Realms, Servers, and inviting friends. On October 7, 2021, this error happened and the community was going crazy. All the players affected by the error bombarded the social media of Mojang Studios, the developer of Minecraft. Here is the error message shown on the screen:
We could not sign you into your Microsoft Account. Access to Realms, Profiles, and your Marketplace items will be limited. Please try again later.
Error Code: Terracotta
Fortunately, the team of Mojang Studio worked like the light and the error was able to be solved in a couple of hours. On October 7, 2021 at 1:29 PM, Mojang Status shared a tweet on Twitter saying that the services have started to stabilize and should once again be accessible. Since then, the players have been able to get to mining and crafting.
It is not the first time for the errors to interfere with the players. Getting an error is a normal thing in Minecraft, just like in some other games. If one day you get an error, you should not freak out and just stay calm. The best thing that you can do is to go to social media or communities and check out what is exactly happening. The developer and the ones that share the same interest with you when it comes to the game will usually share the newest information. Do not hesitate to ask someone if you have something to ask.
There are a lot of errors related to Minecraft. Apart from error code terracotta, some other ones include:
- Creeper: This one refers to a network issue that prevents you from signing in. In order to fix this issue, you will need to make sure that your connection is stable and then you can check if it is configured well.
- Crossbow: This one refers to a client error that appears in the middle of signing in. In order to fix the issue, you can try to restart the game and or let it just like that for a few minutes before making an attempt to sign in again.
- Drowned: The term drowned in Minecraft means there is an unknown error during sign in. In order to fix the issue, the first thing that you need to do is to completely close Minecraft. Once it is closed, it is time for you to reset the device. After resetting, you can try to log in again.
- Ghast: This error means there is a conflict between the credentials cache. For those who are on Windows and Xbox, you are able to try signing out of Xbox Live and then back it again and check if the issue is still there. If you are on Nintendo Switch, the thing that you can do to solve the issue is to try the Clear Account Credentials button in Settings -> Profile.
- Glowstone: This error means sign in could not authenticate with all services. In order to fix the issue, you will have to try to restart the game. Another option is to wait for the services to resolve the issue by themselves and then try to sign in again.
- Haybale: This error means that there is an issue with Xbox authorization. In order to fix the issue, you will have to make sure that the app called Xbox is up to date. You can try to sign out and then sign back in after that.
- Piglin: This error happens when the sign in process thinks there are too many users. In order to fix the issue, you will need to restart the game to reset it.
- Pufferfish: This error means there is an unknown client error during the process of sign in. In order to fix the issue, the first thing that you have to do is to completely close Minecraft. After that, reset your device. When everything is done, lastly, try to log in again.
- Marketplace errors starting with L-, D-, S- or P-: They are the errors that usually happen to the Marketplace. If you are facing this kind of error, you are suggested to try again later. Minecraft has dashboards that have a job to monitor and to understand when these errors happen. They are able to make improvements as soon as possible. They do it for all players and platforms.
If you are currently dealing with a different error other than the ones mentioned above, you are advised to just wait and then try again later as they may be just an issue that will not last long.
In order to prevent the error code from showing up, it is important for you to make sure that your game is up to date and runs the newest version of Minecraft. Not only that, it is also needed for you to confirm that your Minecraft account is attached to a Microsoft account. It can be checked by going to the main menu and then clicking the sign in button that is located at the bottom right.
Once you are done making sure about everything, the next thing is to follow these following troubleshooting steps:
- Firstly, check your internet and make sure that your device has a strong and stable internet connection.
- If the issues happened due to the poor internet connection, it may be needed for you to reach out to the Internet Service Provider and or do some instructions to fix it.
- Then, you will need to sign out of all Minecraft accounts, including the one the attached Microsoft account, and close out any open Minecraft app.
- After that, you should restart the game and then sign back into the Minecraft and Microsoft account(s).
- If the error is still there, do not lose hope and try to repeat the instructions above. However, you are advised to wait for about one hour before doing so.
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