Fix Black Screen on Xbox Series X, S and One, After Update

Some Xbox Series X, S and One users have been complaining about a black screen after installing a new update. In this short tutorial, we’ll show you how to fix this issue.

Even though the Xbox Series X, S and One have been reliable consoles, it's not impossible that users sometimes encounter certain issues and bugs. Among them, a black screen that appears after installing an update.


If a black screen appears after an update it could mean that there was an error during the installation on the Xbox console. There are three main solutions for this. Microsoft has published solutions on its official website.


Wait at least 10 minutes. In fact, the console may simply perform a system test, which may take a few minutes.

If the black screen changes to another screen (image of the Xbox controller, choice of time zone, etc.) the console must then be reset. However, be careful that this will erase all accounts, applications, games and games saved on the console  (except those in the Cloud)!


Fix Black Screen, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, After New Update

If after more than 10 minutes the black screen does not change, you must try to perform an offline system update.


However, if the problem persists despite these solutions, you must request a repair from Microsoft.