How to fix Origin 'External Service Is Having Some Issues' error

How To Fix Origin ‘External Service Is Having Some Issues’ Error

Here's how to resolve the Origin 'External Service Is Having Some Issues error.

More often or not, issues tend to come up with online servers that can result from corrupted files or administrator problems. Unfortunately, Origin is no stranger to these situations, with many reports from players that have indicated an ‘External Service Is Having Some Issues’ error. So, to help you access the application, we’ll discuss how to fix this Origin error.

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How To Fix Origin ‘External Service Is Having Some Issues’ Error

Origin’s online usage has recently been experiencing a lot of issues that prevent the player from accessing a game. Here is a list of ways you can fix the ‘External Service Is Having Some Issues’ error:

  • Check the server status of Origin on DownDetector (there are currently several reports of outages.)
  • Restart the Origin application or your computer.
  • Make sure your internet connection is strong enough for gameplay.
  • For a temporary fix, you can play your games in Offline mode since this version seems to be the central issue of the error.
  • Run a game by using Administrative Privileges.
  • Reinstall Origin.
  • Clear cache to fix the problem.

If you want to run the game with Administrative Privileges, you can search for ‘Origin’ on your computer and right-click the application. Then, you can press ‘Run as administrator’ and allow the app to make changes to your device.

You can also clear out the cache to fix this issue by checking out the EA Help website, which includes instructions for Windows and Mac users.

Those who have done all these methods will have to wait until EA/Origin fixes this issue. Luckily, the company is aware of the error and is trying to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

That does it for our guide on how to fix Origin ‘External Service Is Having Some Issues’ error. You can also resolve other issues by viewing our articles about FIFA 22, Valorant, Fall Guys server statuses, and how to fix Tower of Fantasy’s ‘Server under Maintenance’ error. If you need any more help with other occurrences, you can check the relevant links below.


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