Can't purchase LIVE

I try to purchase LIVE from the website and I get an error code 0x80190848. Can anyone help me out?

 

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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 6 Applies to:

Have you checked all the info, payment acct + other is current, at http://commerce.microsoft.com ?

If so, suggest you contact a Billing Agent. You can choose Option 1 after finding your country's support line: See http://tinyurl.com/XBLnumbers ...

but a faster way to speak to a Billing Agent is to go to http://xbox.com - sign in there if you can - then go to http://support.xbox.com/contact-us?xr=footnav#0:2:5

Click on Request A Call and type in a few lines explaining your issue and you will get called back quicker than if you waited in queue on hold.

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All of my billing information is correct and I called Xbox and they're going to call me back, because there wasn't anyone to help me out at that moment. Thank you though!

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Hey Parolees! Have you tried our suggestions from support.xbox.com on the error code you're encountering? If you search our Error Code Look Up Tool you'll see the following suggested steps for 80190848: 
 

Solution 1: Check your billing address

Make sure the billing address for your Xbox LIVE account matches the billing address used by your credit card company. Also, the credit card must be from a country that matches the country associated with your Xbox LIVE account. To change the billing address for your Xbox LIVE account, see Change your Xbox LIVE account information.

Note You cannot change the country associated with your Xbox LIVE account after your account is created.

If you keep getting the error, try the next solution.
 

Solution 2: Contact your bank or financial institution

The Xbox LIVE purchase might have failed for the following reasons:

  • The credit card has not been activated.
  • The credit card was declined due to insufficient funds.
  • The credit card cannot accept online purchases or automatic billing.
  • The credit card company is intentionally preventing the card from being used.

Contact your credit card company or bank and make sure that the card you’re using was activated, that it has available funds, and that the transaction isn’t being blocked for some reason.

If you keep getting the error, try the next solution.
 

Solution 3: Try your purchase again later

The Xbox LIVE purchase might be blocked for one of the following reasons:

  • Too many recent declined purchase attempts.
  • The Xbox LIVE account or the payment option is being used from an incorrect location.
  • The payment option you provided may have a violation for non-payment that’s preventing it from being used for new purchases.

Wait and try the transaction again in 24 to 48 hours. When lots of purchase failures occur, this can prevent transactions from being processed until no purchase attempts have been made for a while (usually 24 to 48 hours).
 

If you keep getting the error after 48 hours, give phone support a ring and talk to a billing agent as Vibroplex here has suggested. Let us know how it goes! :)

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I try'd all tha and still not wokrin

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Im getting the same problem too, cant buy gold for some reason, that's just on my xbox. Then i come too Xbox.com click on My account and get this error..............

date: 28/02/2013 18:37:30

code: 27A70AB84C8F8AE

s: uIAvjy+k3hijQuhpCbad+w==

id: 708bf27c-a32b-4a54-af9d-89f737a72183

req: d726bb6c-8319-44df-be56-780f084acb5b

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Hey guys. If you cold go ahead and create your own thread detailing your issues, as well as any troubleshooting steps you have tried, that would be awesome. That way we can focus on you, and get your issue resolved. Thank you!

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