How To Fix Black OPS 3 Error Code afg?

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Black OPS 3 Error Code AFG is a known and very common error. If you are getting this error then below we have shared some workarounds to resolve this error.


What Is Black OPS 3 Error Code “AFG”?


As per our research, Black OPS 3 error code “afg” mainly occurs when servers are not working correctly, it can be because of server maintenance or server outage. But on some occasions, other reasons can also be behind the error.

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Fixes For Black OPS 3 Error Code afg


Fix 1: Check Server Status

As we mentioned above, the main reason behind the error is servers facing issues. So if you are receiving this error then first we will advise you to check if servers are down because of maintenance or server outage.

Here is how to check Black OPS 3 server status.

  • Go to Activision Server Status page.
  • Then from the right side tap on the option where it says, Select Game.
  • Then choose Black OPS 3.
  • Then check if the server is Online or not.

Fix 2: Power Cycle The Device

If servers are working fine then we will advise you to power cycle your device. To do that follow the steps given below.

For Xbox

  • Sign out from your profile.
  • Then disconnect from xbox live.
  • Then turn Off your Xbox.
  • Then take out the power cable, HDMI, and any other possible cords from your Xbox.
  • Now wait for around 5 minutes.
  • Then plug all the cables back into the Xbox and power on the Xbox.
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For PlayStation

  • Power off your PSN console.
  • Then disconnect your console from the power source.
  • Now wait for around 5 minutes.
  • Then connect the console to the power source, and power on the console.
  • Then check if error still appears.

For Windows 

  • Quit all the apps on your PC.
  • Then power off the PC.
  • Then disconnect your PC from the power source.
  • Then wait for around 5 minutes.
  • Then power on your PC.
  • Now check if the error still remains.

Fix 3: Check Your Internet

  • Next, we will suggest you to inspect your internet connection, start by restarting your router, and go to any internet speed test website to test your internet connection.
  • If you are using a wireless connection then try connecting your device over a wired connection.
  • If the error still remains then try connecting over a different Wifi connection. You can also consider connecting to a mobile hotspot connection.

Fix 4: Try Alternating MAC Address For Your Xbox Console

  • Tap the Xbox button from the controller.
  • Then go to the System Tab.
  • Then choose Settings.
  • Then choose Network Settings.
  • Then choose Advanced Settings.
  • Then choose Alternate MAC Address.

For information about using alternate MAC Address, you can refer to this guide.


Fix 5: Some Other Workarounds

  • If you are using an Xbox console then Restart your console and wait at the “press X” screen until the number on the right-upper corner changes. Source
  • Check if your console or the game has any pending firmware updates to be installed. If yes then consider installing the updates and then check for the error.

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