How To Fix Fox Sports Error Code 500-A002?

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Fox Sports Error Code 500-A002

There can be nothing more frustrating than having to deal with an error message flashing on your screen when watching your favorite games. And since you are already here reading the following article on, “How to fix Fox Sports Error Code 500-A002?”.

I am guessing that you must have already come across such an error while watching a live stream of your favorite match on Fox Sports.

Hence, to deal with the error as well as look at why such an error might have occurred, we have the following article with us. 

If you are seeing the following Error Code 500-A002 on your Fox Sports screen. Then, chances are that the error has occurred as a result of a problem with Fox Sports’ server, too much traffic influx on the server-end, a network issue on the client side itself, or a glitch or bug within the app.  

Be it any reason, the solutions to fixing the Fox Sports Error Code 500-A002 for any system may be applicable in all such cases, and are as shown below:

How to fix Fox Sports Error Code 500-A002?

Fix 1: Check the Server Status

The very first and foremost step you can try is to see whether the Fox Sports servers are up and running.

Doing this will save you a lot of time and energy, which you would have otherwise had to waste with the rest of the steps mentioned below. 

This is because, if the problem for the particular error lies on the server side. Then, there is actually nothing much you can do but to sit it out till the issue gets resolved on Fox Sports’ server side itself. 

Hence, to check whether the issue is on the server end itself and not on your end. You can try visiting the following website Downdetector and see whether the Fox Sports’ servers are up or down.

Fix 2: Check network connection

Another very common reason why such an error might occur would be a slow or poor internet connection.

If you have a poor or unstable internet connection at your home or office. Then, such an error showing up on your Fox app or website may be more common than you would expect. 

Hence, it is important to check and note that your internet connection is working fine and giving you a decent speed. 

Check for any loose connections or damage to the wires if using a LAN connection. Replace if any such wires are damaged. 

Also, check the speed of your internet connection here. And if the speed is not as what was promised for your current subscription plan.

Then, you should call up your ISP provider to discuss the matter and increase your internet speed to what was intended or promised.

Fix 3: Disable VPN service

If you have any third party VPN service or app running on your devices. Then, it is advised that you disable such apps or services. 

Simply, try disabling your VPN service or app and see if the error still persists when you log in to your Fox account.

Fix 4: Update the app

If you are using the Fox Sports app. Then, updating the following app might also help solve the issue. Sometimes, an outdated app can cause a lot of trouble and lead to such errors occurring more frequently than expected. 

Hence, it is advised that you keep the Fox Sports app updated always to avoid any such error from showing up in the future as well. 

Now, the steps to updating the following app may differ from one platform to another. So, to avoid any kind of confusion, it is recommended that you search for the steps to update apps on your particular OS platform by yourself.

Fix 5: Restart or Reboot the device

Sometimes, the particular error might be caused as a result of a temporary glitch or bug. If so, then restarting or rebooting your device might be the simplest and easiest way out there to deal with such an error.

Fix 6: Clear up cache memory

Many users have also reported that clearing up their browser or app cache memory seemed to have done the trick for them.

Hence, you too could give clearing up the cache memory of your browser or Fox Sports app a go, to see if doing so helps you get rid of the following 500-A002 error code or not.

Now, depending on which type of browser you may be using, the steps for clearing up the cache memory too might change.

However, in most cases, you can clear up the browser cache by going to the History section under Browser Settings and clear up the cache from there. But even then, to avoid any confusion, it is advised that you try to search up for the steps on your own and clear up your browser cache accordingly.

For those of you using the Fox Sports app on an AndroidOS platform. To clear up the app cache, you can follow the steps as mentioned below:

  • Go to your device’s Settings menu by clicking on the Settings icon or app.
  • Then, head to the Apps option and from the list of Apps shown, tap on the Fox Sports app.
  • Next, on the app info page, scroll down and click on the Storage & cache option. 
  • Lastly, on the storage page, click on the Clear Cache button option and then on the Clear Storage option to clear up the cache memory.
  • Once done, launch the app, login to your account and see if the error still persists.

Similarly, if you are using the app on iOS. Then, you can follow the steps mentioned below to clear up the app cache for your iOS devices as well. 

  • Firstly, select on Settings on your Home Screen. 
  • Then, under the Settings page, scroll down and tap on the Fox Sports app
  • In the next page, click on the clear app cache on next launch option at the bottom.
  • Once that is done, launch the app, sign into your account and check whether the error still persists. 

While clearing up your browser or app cache, it is important to note that in doing so you will also be losing all changes you have made so far in the particular app or browser.

Fix 7: Update Network Drivers

You can also try updating your network drivers a go. If you are streaming Fox Sports on a Windows’ browser. Then, updating your network drivers can also prove to be helpful in fixing the particular error.

And so, to update your Windows network drivers, you can follow the steps as mentioned below:

  • Go to the Windows search bar and type in device manager.
  • Then, select and open the device manager app from the search results being shown and expand the network adapters option from the list of drivers shown.
  • Next, right click on the drivers you would want to update and from the drop down menu list, click on the Update driver option.
  • Go through the prompted steps to successfully update your driver. 
  • Then, once updated, check to see if doing so helped fix the issue.

Fix 8: Update OS

Depending on whatever OS you are streaming Fox Sports on. It might be handy to update such an OS as well. So, based on whichever platform you may be using, try to update the particular OS to see if in doing so, the error gets fixed or not. 

In the same way, you can also try updating your respective browsers as well where you are streaming your favorite Fox Sports program online.

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Rishikesh Hazarika is a tech enthusiast who is always curious to learn and absorb facts and data in the world of science and technology as well as tries to share his opinion. He has an M.Tech degree from North-Eastern Hill University, later he did a certificate course in Computer Hardware and Software, and a certificate course in Introduction to Architecting Smart IoT Devices