Latest Preview Alpha update for Xbox Insiders fixes stability issues that could cause consoles to crash when in Instant On mode

Xbox Insiders have a few fixes to look forward to today in the latest Preview Alpha update. It’s a smaller update this time around but it fixes a pretty big problem for those potentially affected by it. This update includes a fix for a system stability issue that could cause consoles to crash if players had them in Instant On mode.

You can read the full changelog for system update 1805.180413-1509 below. It will be rolling out to Xbox Insiders in the Preview Alpha ring starting at 6PM PT tonight. New features that are set to be introduced in future builds will be announced in the coming weeks.


Game Hubs

  • Fixed a problem in which some users receives a black screen when launching full screen Game Hubs.


  • Fixed a problem in which some users would lose Interactive channels lose functionality.


  • Fixed a problem in which some users were unable to enter a user name or credit card number using the virtual keyboard when adding a new payment option.


  • The Spotify app search function has been updated in the app and in the console platform.

 System Reliability

  • Resolved a system stability issue that could result in the console crashing when the console was in Instant on mode.


  • Fixed an issue in which users when Selecting the (B) button within settings will unsnap the app instead of displaying the Broadcast and chat section.

Known Issues:


  • Some users may experience intermittent loss of Audio with certain configurations of AV receivers with ATMOS or with changing audio configurations during console use.


  • Pi-hole users may encounter issues signing in, creating, or recovering accounts upon downloading the 1804 update. This is due to a new configuration file which is downloaded from a URL Pi-hole blocks by default.
  • Workaround: Add to the Pi-hole allowed IP address list.

Profile Color

  • Sometimes users may encounter an incorrect Profile color when powering on the console.

Via: Xbox Wire

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