How to Fix Xbox One is stuck on Green Screen issue [Easy Guide]

What is Xbox One Green Screen of Death issue?

If you are experiencing ‘Xbox One Green Screen of Death’ or ‘Xbox One is stuck on Green Screen’ issue with your Xbox One device, then you are in right place for the solution. In this post, you will be guided with easy steps/methods to resolve the issue.

‘Xbox One’: Xbox One is a line of home video game consoles designed & developed by Microsoft. It is successor to Xbox 360 and third base console in Xbox series of video game consoles. Games can be played Off-console from via local network on supported Windows 10 devices. The console can play Blu-ray Disk, and overlay live television programming from existing set-top box or digital tuner from digital terrestrial television with enhanced program guide.

However, several users reported that they faced ‘Xbox One is stuck on Green Screen’ issue while they tried to use Xbox One or occurred in the middle of gaming on Xbox One. This issue indicates you can’t boot Xbox One at this moment and stuck at green Xbox LOGO screen. There could be several reasons behind this issue including missing or corrupted Xbox boot files, issue with Xbox’s HDD or other reasons.

This issue is known as Xbox One Green Screen of Death that is appeared with green Xbox One LOGO screen and prevents your Xbox from booting. The possible reasons behind this Xbox One Green Screen of Death issue can be corrupted hard drive of your Xbox One device. Corrupted hard drive of Xbox may cause read & write error which may make your Xbox One stuck on Green Screen while gaming.

Another possible reason behind this issue can be the issue in communication between your Xbox device and Windows server. This issue can also be occurred if Xbox system update fails to install or interrupt while installing. In such case, you can re-initiate the update and finish it in order to fix the issue. Also, this Xbox One Green Screen of Death issue can also be occurred if your Xbox One security check the console is programmed to do after unexpected shutdowns. You can avoid integrity check with your controller in order to fix the issue. Let’s go for the solution.

How to fix Xbox One is stuck on Green Screen issue?

Method 1: Fix Windows PC issues with ‘PC Repair Tool’

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Method 2: Bypass Xbox One Security Check

As mentioned, this issue is occurred usually due to your Xbox One integrity check that is taking way more than it should, you can go to next screen by pressing a combination of buttons on your controller. Users reported that bypassing Xbox One integrity check helped them to fix this issue. So, you can try this method and check if it works for you.

Step 1: Power ON your controller if you face this issue when you power ON Xbox One

Step 2: Now, press ‘Guide’ button or ‘Three-line’ option button on your controller until it vibrates

Step 3: Press ‘Start Menu’ for about 2 seconds, following by taking the battery out from the controller

Step 4: After that, wait until the Green Screen disappears and see how your console boots normally.

Method 3: Install latest Xbox firmware manually via USB

Sometimes, this issue can be occurred due to incomplete installation of firmware update on Xbox One. You can fix the issue by installing the latest firmware manually via USB. To do so, you need a USB with minimum 6GB of space available.

Step 1: Make sure USB drive with minimum 6GB of storage space is inserted in your computer. In your Windows 10 computer, Open ‘File Explorer’ and locate the USB stick you are using, right-click on it and select ‘Format’

Step 2: In ‘Format’ drive window, select ‘NTFS’ from ‘File System’ dropdown and click on ‘Start’ option to start formatting the drive

Step 3: Now, open your browser and visit ‘Xbox Official website’ or visit ‘’ page, and click on ‘Perform an offline system update’

Step 4: On the opened official Xbox page, search for download ‘OSU1’ button and click on it, and download it in your drive

Step 5: Once downloaded, find and unzip the ZIP file you downloaded, to folder where you want it on your PC

Step 6: Once extracted, open the folder and find & copy ‘$SystemUpdate’ folder into your USB drive you formatted in ‘step 1 and step 2’

Step 7: Once the update file is copied, eject USB drive from computer, and launch Xbox One into troubleshooting menu by pressing binding/sync button + eject button + power button until you hear 2 beeps

Step 8: Now, plug USB drive in which firmware update file is saved into Xbox One, and navigate with d-Pad to ‘Offline system update’ and then press ‘A’ on it

Step 9: Wait to finish download and installation process. Once done, check if Xbox One Green Screen of Death issue is resolved.

Method 4: Perform Xbox One factory reset

If the issue is still persist, then you can try to fix the issue by performing Xbox One factory reset. This will erase all data in Xbox One and restore Xbox One to factory default.

Step 1: Press & hold ‘Xbox Key’ button on front of Xbox One console for about 10 seconds to power OFF the console

Step 2: Release the ‘Xbox Key’ button Once Xbox One is powered OFF. Now, press & hold ‘binding/sync button’ + ‘eject button’ + ‘Power button’ until you hear 2 beeps. Release these buttons when you hear the beeps, and check your screen where a menu has appeared

Step 3: Navigate with d-Pad on your controller right where it says ‘Reset this Xbox’ and press ‘A’ on it to start resetting process, then press ‘A’ on ‘Remove Everything’ button to delete everything in Xbox One.

Step 4: Wait to finish the process. Once done, check if Xbox One Green Screen of Death issue is resolved.


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