My Xbox is not reading my external hard drive

Discus and support My Xbox is not reading my external hard drive in XBoX on Consoles to solve the problem; I have tried everything on the Microsoft website on how to fix it, last night I turned my Xbox and my xbox was not reading my external hard drive. I... Discussion in 'XBoX on Consoles' started by PaytonBeast56, May 14, 2022.

  1. My Xbox is not reading my external hard drive


    I have tried everything on the Microsoft website on how to fix it, last night I turned my Xbox and my xbox was not reading my external hard drive. I have looked up, and watched everything on YouTube and Microsoft on how to fix it, i tried everything. I don’t know what to do, I have all my games and apps on it.

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    PaytonBeast56, May 14, 2022
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  2. Lucas Lauer Win User

    My Xbox is not reading my external hard drive

    Hello, PaytonBeast56. Thanks for reaching out. I'm Lucas, an Independent Advisor and a Microsoft user just like you. I'll be glad to help you out.

    If you connect your external hard drive to a computer or laptop, does it get read normally or not? Can you test it, please?
  3. AllenKubla Win User

    Game Won’t Download/Apps and Games won’t open

    Seems that my external hard drive is no longer reading for some reason. It was working fine this morning.
  4. BriBear Win User

    Xbox issue

    I moved my games from the internal hard drive to the external hard drive to see if my games won't kick me to the dashboard I tried it yesterday with a external hard drive I had never used for my Xbox. My games were never on the external hard drive they
    were in the internal hard drive. Also I downloaded trove and it kicks me to the dashboard as well.
  5. SANTIROVI Win User

    My Xbox won’t read my external hard drive

    Didnt worked but thanks anyway
  6. {Parity} Win User

    My Xbox won’t read my external hard drive

    Try performing a hard reset EXACTLY like this. Hold the power button on the console for 8 seconds or until the power shuts down completely.
    Unplug the power cord from the back of the console for 5 minutes.
    Plug the power cord back in and restart the console.

    Also, try using a different USB port on the console.
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