Getting Twitch error 0x20b31181 on Xbox? Here’s the fix

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Twitch is one of the biggest online streaming platforms. Hundreds, if not thousands of streamers try entertaining millions of viewers on a daily basis.

Streamers can broadcast gameplay using different devices: computers, consoles, mobile phones or tablets.

Some streamers encountered an issue when trying to broadcast through Xbox One.

The error message Your account is restricted from broadcasting – you must be an adult to broadcast using Xbox One – Check your account settings for any content restrictions Error Code: 0x20B31181 leaves the streamer unable to use the broadcasting feature.

In an attempt to fix this issue, we compiled this list of quick solutions.

How do I fix Twitch error 0x20b31181 on Xbox?

1. Check your internet connection

Check your network connection by accessing the Xbox settings:

  1. Press the Xbox button > open Settings
  2. Choose All settings > Network > Network settings
  3. Select Test network connectiontest network connection xbox one
  4. Analyze the results and see if you have decent download/upload speed and ping.

Set up your internet connection properly:

  1. Use a wired connection instead of Wi-fi
  2. Contact your internet provider if you notice abnormal internet activity.

2. Change your profile presence to Online

  1. Press the Xbox button > select your gamerpic
  2. Select My profile > choose to Appear online.appear online xbox settings

3. Change Privacy and Online Safety settings

  1. Press the Xbox button > open Settings
  2. Go to Privacy and Online SafetyXbox-One-privacy-settings
  3. Set Broadcast gameplay to Allow
  4. Set Share content made using Kinect to Allow.

4. Reconnect accounts

Unlink your accounts:

  1. Press the Xbox button > open Settings
  2. Go to Account > choose UNLINK [your gamertag]

Perform a Power cycle to the Xbox One

  1. Turn off the console from the Xbox Power button of the console
  2. Leave the console off for about 10 seconds
  3. Turn the console back on.

Link your Twitch account back to the Xbox account

5. Delete Twitch saved data

  1. Press the Xbox button > select Home
  2. Go to My games & apps > Press the Menu button on Twitch > select Manage app
  3. Under Saved data on the right, choose the appropriate gamertag
  4. Press the Menu button > select Delete saved datatwitch Delete saved game data
  5. Alternatively, you can choose Uninstall and then reinstall the Twitch app back.

We hope that our guide helped you to fix the Twitch broadcasting issue on your Xbox One. If you liked this article, leave a comment in the comment section below.


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