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How To Fix the Newt Error in Destiny 2

How To Fix the Newt Error in Destiny 2
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How To Fix the Newt Error in Destiny 2

Purge the NEWT error with these solutions.

When errors crop up in Destiny 2, it’s understandably frustrating, especially error code NEWT as it fails to really explain the reasoning behind the issue. Thankfully, there are a few fixes you can perform on your end, so let’s dive into how to fix the Newt error in Destiny 2.

How to Fix Error Code Newt in Destiny 2

According to Bungie, error code Newt is typically linked to a connection issue in any number of combinations, such as you failing to connect with the servers or vice versa. It’s a good idea to at least check the Destiny 2 server status beforehand, as this only requires waiting until the servers are back up. If the issue persists even after this, the solutions found down below are necessary to re-establish and or strengthen your connection:

  1. Restart the modem and or router.

    Over time, your modem can accumulate errors that, in turn, become corrupted and diminish your connection strength. Simply pulling the power cable and waiting 60 seconds before plugging it back in will dump any lingering errors and give you a clean slate.

  2. Connect your device to an Ethernet cable.

    If you’ve been using a Wi-Fi connection, it would be wise to switch to using a wired connection via Ethernet, provided the option is available to you. It doesn’t have to be permanent, and can be used strictly for trouble-shooting.

  3. Reboot your device, Destiny 2, or both.

    With those two solutions out of the way, either reboot the entire system or Destiny 2, though the more comprehensive solution would be to just restart the entire console and or PC.

With that, you’ve exhausted all options for fixing the Newt error in Destiny 2. For more related content, improve your knowledge by learning what the god roll for the Judgment of Kelgorath is. If you prefer bows, we also have a guide on where to obtain the Tripwire Canary.

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Brady Klinger-Meyers

Brady is a Freelance Writer at Twinfinite. Though he's been at the site for only a year, Brady has been covering video games, and the industry itself, for the past three years. He focuses on new releases, Diablo 4, Roblox, and every RPG he can get his hands on. When Brady isn't focused on gaming, he's toiling away on another short story.
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