How to Troubleshoot Error Code 0x80070520 on Windows 10?

Error code 0x80070520 usually occurs when trying to sign in to Windows Store or run any Windows Store apps, including Microsoft Solitaire Collection, Xbox, and Microsoft Ultimate Word Games, and some other. This error 0x80070520 associated with the Xbox login or Windows Store apps which cannot be updated. Some Windows 10 user encounters this error after the installation of Windows 10 patches, any cumulative update or latest or fresh install.

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However, this issue may be occurred by corrupted Windows update components which might have any negative effect on the Windows apps, and also Windows Store Service. Error 0x80070520 prevents users from installing any updates. After the release back of Windows in 2015, this same error was registered. At that time, the main problem of this error turned to be a corrupted Windows Update component, that’s why people received a message:

  • “There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again ”

Below we provide you complete stepwise guide which helps you in fixing the error code 0x80070520. But before going through the process, we suggest you that follow the given steps in a given sequence to avoid damages and errors and doing this will take less time.

Steps to Troubleshoot Error Code 0x80070520 on Windows 10

To fix this error 0x80070520 or Xbox Live on Windows 10 stops working, you need to follow few simple steps. There are a few methods which surely work but follow these methods one by one. Here how to fix it:

Method-1: Run the Windows App Troubleshooter

  1. Click the Windows + I keys together to launch “Windows Settings.”
  2. Now, Click on the “Update & Security” section and then choose “Troubleshoot” option.
  3. Then, drop-down to the bottom until you find “Windows Store App entry” option.
  4. After that, click on it and choose the “Run Troubleshooter” option.
  5. Next, wait until the system scan is finished.

However, if any integrity violations regarding the apps will be detected, then the system will notify you.

Method-2: Clean Windows Store Cache

  1. Initially, click on the Windows key or launch Windows Start.
  2. Now, type “wsreset” in the command search box.
  3. Then, right-click on the wsreset.exe entry and choose “Run as Administrator.”
  4. After that, Store cache should not be cleaned. Do not click on anything until a black Command Prompt window appears on the screen.
  5. Once you successfully cleaned the cache, then the Windows Store app will automatically open on your screen.
  6. Finally, restart your computer system.

Method-3: Always Use Elevated Command Prompt to Re-register Apps

  1. Click the Windows key and then type “PowerShell” in the search bar and hit Enter.
  2. Right-click on “PowerShell” entry and again, click on “Run as Administrator” option.
  3. After that, copy and paste the below-given command into the PowerShell window:
  • Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | For each {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml”}
  1. Finally, click on the Enter tab to execute all the changes.

Mathew Anderson is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.


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