The EA Error Code 10005 appears in the Electronic Arts (EA) app and is generally associated with connection issues or server outages. Users may face this error code in EA games like FIFA, Apex Legends, Madden NFL, or other games of EA. Troubleshooting the EA Error Code 10005 is easy as it can be resolved within minutes.
I also had this error recently, and it might seem daunting at first, but with a couple of fixes, you will be good to go in no time!
End EA Tasks And Restart Application
Sometimes, I try to keep it simple and restart the application, but that does not fix the error. Fortunately, there is a workaround for it, too, which requires that I force shut down the EA application and restart it completely. This will give the application a new start when it is ended forcefully.
- Firstly, open the EA application and minimize it.
- Then, open the Task Manager by pressing the CTRL+SHIFT+ESC key.
- Locate the EA application and select it by left-clicking on the app.
- Then, click on End Task. This will end all the ongoing app-related processes of the app.
- Now, restart the EA application and check if the error is fixed.
Check The Server Status
Ensure things are good at your end of the application by checking the server status for EA games.
A lot of my time went into trying to fix the error, but it would be useless if the issue were not at my end in the first place. I prefer heading over to third-party websites like Down-Detector, which uses community feedback to check for server outages and collect data.
Keep The EA App Updated
It is important to keep an eye out for recent updates. Each update has bug fixes, so your solution may lie in the latest update.
To check for recent updates, visit the app store of your respective EA app platform and look for a possible update. If an update is available, download it.
- Navigate to the app settings or preferences section.
- Look for an option like “Check for updates” or “Software updates” if available.
- Follow the guidelines and provided instructions and update the app accordingly.
Run EA App As Administrator
Errors and errands caused by the EA app are fixable, and I got rid of it by running the application as administrator. This allows the EA app to access all the system resources required and fix this EA Error Code 10005.
Clear EA App Cache
Clearing out the cache and eliminating all temporary files is mandatory so the EA app can function without any problem.
- Open the EA app and click on the three-bar icon on the top-left corner of the EA window.
- Now. on the left pane, click on Help, then select the App Recovery option.
- Finally, click on Clear Cache when the option is displayed.
- After the locally stored cache is cleared out, the EA app will restart automatically and sign you out of the EA app.
- Now, sign back into your EA account with your EA credentials to access the app.
Create Another Windows User
If you are using a Windows PC, creating a new user can help open the EA desktop launcher with a fresh start, and then, a log-in is required. Creating another user account will disable any applications or intrusive drivers that were preventing the EA app from logging in.
- Open the Settings by pressing WIN+I on your Windows PC and click on Accounts.
- Now, on the left pane of the Settings, locate the Family & Other Users option option and click on it.
- Then, you will find an Add someone else to this PC option. Select it.
- This will allow you to sign in to an existing account or sign up for a new one, depending on you.
Now, what you have to do after adding a new user is to head over to the EA desktop app by locating it from its file location or by searching it up. Your EA app should now be working fine.
Reinstall The EA App
If all the workarounds have failed to resolve the EA Error Code 10005, reinstalling the EA application is the last possibility. Doing this will wipe out all app data and cache and restore all app settings.
- Type appwiz.cpl in the search box next to the Win icon in the taskbar.
- Then, appwiz.cpl will pop up. Tap on it to open Programs & Features.
- Locate the EA app in the window, right-click, and click Uninstall.
- Wait for the system to uninstall the application successfully.
- Now, download the latest version of the EA app on your computer.
- After you are done downloading the app, run the EAappInstaller.exe to install the application.
- There you have it, your latest EA application. Now log in to your EA account.
Contact EA Support
There is a possibility that none of the solutions to fix the error work out, so eventually, you will need to reach out to the EA Support Team. State your issue and wait for their response to get a hold of the problem and how to get rid of it. I contact the EA Support Team directly from here for issues like these and others.
I have had a good gaming experience with EA apps so far, but errors like these sometimes change my perspective about the app of how there might be other users facing the same or bigger issues than me. It’s a disappointing sight; therefore, the developers should watch for problems like these to meet player satisfaction.
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The EA App is available for many platforms, including Windows and macOS for desktop computers, and Android and iOS are also supported for mobile devices. Gaming consoles like Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation provide EA access as well providing EA content for different devices.
You can easily fix this error code by updating the EA app, restarting the application, checking the EA server’s status, uninstalling and reinstalling the app, and having a stable internet connection
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