Minecraft error code Creeper is aptly named, given it approaches silently and then ruins your game. If you've been encountering this nuisance, then this article will explain what you need to do in order to fix it. Minecraft is an enormously popular game, that occasionally does suffer from errors and glitches. So if this is an error that has afflicted your Minecraft playing, what can you do about it? That's what we'll cover next.
How to fix Minecraft Error Code Creeper
The official Minecraft error code troubleshooting page does list Creeper as a common error code. The solution it offers is, well, fairly basic:
Make sure that your connection is stable and check that it is configured properly.
Our work here is clearly done. But just in case you want some clarification on what all this means, here is a bit more detail:
- To check your internet connection is stable, try testing other apps and devices.
- If you are on WiFi, consider switching to an ethernet connection, as wired connection are usually more stable than wireless.
- You can also run a speed test on your internet connection, to check that you have a sufficiently fast and stable connection.
- Sign out of Minecraft and close down the game.
- Restart the game and sign back into your Minecraft account.
- Consider restarting both the device you are using to play Minecraft, and the router that is providing your internet connection.
- A final workaround is to try installing the Xbox App via your device App Store (this applies if you are on an Android, iOS, Windows 10 or Xbox device).
If that final tip doesn't work, then you are getting to the point where it may be time to consider uninstalling and reinstalling the game. Before you do this, you probably want to back-up your game worlds. It's also worth reaching out to Minecraft for additional help and support.
What is Error Code Creeper?
When you get hit by the Creeper error, you receive the following message:
A network issue has prevented your sign-in.
Fairly obviously, the error arises when you are unable to successfully log-in to Minecraft, usually as a result of a network problem. While it's worth following the troubleshooting tips we outlined earlier, there is the possibility that on occasion, the issue may be with a server.
You can get information about service status from the Mojang Twitter feed, where they will provide the latest news about any known issues.