External drive problems anyone?

Discus and support External drive problems anyone? in XboX Insiders to solve the problem; Is anyone else having external hard drive problems? Not sure if it’s cos I got a new xbox, along with another external, that it doesn’t seem to like... Discussion in 'XboX Insiders' started by /u/SpaceBurd, Aug 1, 2019.

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    External drive problems anyone?


    Is anyone else having external hard drive problems? Not sure if it’s cos I got a new xbox, along with another external, that it doesn’t seem to like two externals or something!

    When I turn on I have to unplug and plug back in the hard drives before they’re recognised. Just want to see if this is just me...

    And whilst playing just now had to reinsert the hard drive to get it recognised...it is a branded power through usb style...1tb ssd

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  2. rocky619619 Win User

    Xbox one wont recognize external hard dirve

    Seems to me that it is a problem with either the drive itself or the cable connecting the drive to the console.

    If you have another external drive handy, try using the cable from your xbox external drive and see if it can connect to a computer or laptop. If it can, then its more than likely a problem with your external drive.

    Alternatively, you could test your external drive on another xbox one console.
  3. AquarrzSudnnym Win User

    External Drive Problems

    I wouldn't do a factory reset unless you have internet network you can connect to because a first time install requires a XBLive connection to complete the setup.

    Have you got automatic updates for system, games and apps turned on?

    The message "you need internet for this" suggests the console is trying to update something.
  4. J3RS3Y DEVIL Win User

    External Drive Problems

    Did support have you re-format the drive? If so, everything on that drive has been wiped.

    If you are unable to format it again for games and apps once you plug it back into the console then its dead.

    External Drives sometimes fail.

    Buy a new one and re-download all of your games to it. I recommend a Seagate. Hasn't failed me yet. 4+ years old.
  5. Ducc Dad Win User

    External Drive Problems

    Sounds like maybe an OS issue with the xbox. I'd suggest a soft factory reset.

    Instructions are here > https://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/console/reset-console-to-factory-defaults

    This will reset the OS and settings but wont delete any games or saves.
  6. CarsUn432 Win User

    "Installion Stopped"

    It was a problem with my external drive, I couldn't install those few items to my external drive but I could install them using my internal hard drive by setting it as default.
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