Error Code Ghast is what might be described by Minecraft as a "common" error code. While it may seem comforting to know that it isn't just you who has had this error arise, it's still annoying when it happens. The good news is that on this occasion, we have an error code with a known cause, and a known solution.
Nor more laments about the unjust universe we live in. Not for you. With this article, you'll be able to rid yourself of the Ghast Error, and get back to playing Minecraft. Here's how.
How to fix Minecraft Error Code Ghast
While the Ghast error code may sound particularly fiendish, there are some very simple steps to take in order to fix the problem:
- If you are in Windows or Xbox, then you need to sign out of Xbox Live, and sign back in again.
- On Nintendo Switch, go to Settings > Profile > Clear Account Credentials
Mojang themselves don't offer any further solutions, suggesting that this is an issue that really only manifests on these specific devices. If you do find that these aren't solving the issue, there are some standard troubleshooting tips to try:
- Log-out of your account and close down the game.
- Restart your device, and attempt to log back in.
- Make sure you aren't logged in on multiple devices.
- Check that your device and game are fully up-to-date.
This should be a relatively simple error for you to overcome. But what exactly is the Ghast error, and why does it happen?
What is Error Code Ghast?
Error Code Ghast delivers the following message when it appears:
Conflicting credentials cache.
This goes some way to explaining the solution we outlined above. By logging out, or clearing your account credentials, you are removing any potential conflicting data. It's unclear as to why the conflict arises in the first place. But the good news is, that it should be relatively easy to overcome.
That being said, if you are still experiencing problems with this error code, then it's well worth getting in contact with Minecraft customer support.