Foxtel error code F26 appears with the message “The Foxtel service is currently unavailable. Please try again later” and indicates that the connection between the Foxtel servers and your device has been lost or paused. Generally, server-related issues are blamed for this error.
However, you may also see this error if you have a poor/unstable internet connection.
Try these steps to fix this error:
- Restart the box.
- Diagnose and fix Internet-related problems
- Check if Foxtel’s servers are up and running (The most possible cause for getting the error F26).
Let’s discuss all the possible causes and fixes in detail!
What could be the possible reason for getting error code F26 on Foxtel?
If you see the error code F26, the most possible cause could be a service outage with Foxtel’s services. However, you can also focus on these as well:
A Temporary Glitch/bug: A temporary issue with the box or the modem also causes the error.
Unsteady/unstable connection: An unstable internet connection can prevent Foxtel services from running on your device, and hence, you may encounter the Beech F26 error.
Contact support to know the unspecified cause of the error.
How to Fix Foxtel Error Code F26?
To fix Foxtel error code F26, first restart the Cable box, TV, and your modem/router.
If this doesn’t help, diagnose and fix internet-related issues and make sure you have stable internet with the best signal strength.
If the Foxtel services are down or under maintenance, wait to fix the issue and get the services up and running again.
Visit https://downdetector.com.au/status/foxtel/ to verify the status of the services in your area.
Contact Foxtel support to report any cable line disruption.
Restart the Box, TV, and Your Internet Device
The error code F26 could arise due to a temporary glitch in the connection to the Foxtel services. If the connection is temporarily interrupted, restarting the box, TV, and your internet device may help re-establish it.
- Turn off and then On the Box and your TV (Samsung, LG, etc.) as well.
- Simultaneously, power off your router/modem and wait for 2 to 3 minutes, and then, power On.
- Once the router/modem turns On, connect your device to your internet and try using the Foxtel services.
- The connection should have been established again.
To access Foxtel’s services, you must have a stable and reliable internet connection with the best signal strength. If your internet is unstable/slow/weak, connectivity to Foxte’s servers may drop, and therefore you may.
- Know how fast your internet is. Perform a speed test.
- If the speed is not according to your plan then call your ISP. Request them to fix the problem. Alternatively, upgrade to a better plan.
- Use alternate internet options. (If possible.)
- Soft Reset your Router: Press the power button on your router, and your router will turn off then press the power button again to turn it On. Now, reconnect your device to your internet, and start accessing the Foxtel services.
- Power Cycle Your Router: If soft resetting doesn’t work, power cycle your router. Turn it off and disconnect it from all the connected cables and wires, wait for a few minutes (3 to 5), and turn it on again.
Check Foxtel’s Services
Check whether the Foxtel services are down or under maintenance. If the servers are overloaded or under any maintenance, the connection to the satellite may stop for a short time.
During this time, you may kicked out from using the Foxtel service and will not be able to log in until the servers are back up.
Wait till the issues are dealt with by the developer’s team.
Once the server is up and running, you can try accessing Foxtel services again.
Visit https://help.foxtel.com.au/s/article/a7V2P00000001xFUAQ/outages-and-no-signal-errors to know more about the Foxtel outages and no signal errors.