How to Fix Theater Mode Not Working on Halo Infinite

Wondering why theater mode is not working on Halo Infinite?

Many Halo Infinite players have been reporting issues while entering Theater mode in the game. This issue prevents users from entering the mode with an error message suggesting to check their Xbox Privacy Settings on their PC. 

Since the game was released, various errors have already surfaced, and this bug on theater mode is just one of many. 

For those who don’t know, Theater mode is a feature that allows players to rewatch matches, capture photos of key moments, and more. 

If you’re having a hard time using the feature, we’ve got you covered. 

Based on what we know, this error on Halo Infinite is usually caused by server-related problems. However, it can also be due to corrupted game files, temporary bugs, or improper system configurations. 

In this guide, we will show you how to fix Theater mode if it’s not working on Halo Infinite.

Let’s get started!

1. Check Halo Infinite Servers. 

There are instances when Halo Infinite’s servers go down. An unexpected error may have occurred, or the devs are performing system maintenance. When the servers are offline, the game might not work, or some of its features become unavailable. 

If you can’t access theater mode on Halo Infinite, visit third-party sites like Downdetector to view the game’s current status. 

Halo Infinite Status

Unfortunately, server-related errors can’t be fixed on your end. This means that the only thing you can do if the servers are down is to wait. 

On the other hand, you can proceed to the next method below if there’s nothing wrong with the servers. 

2. Restart Your Device. 

One of the quickest ways to fix most issues on Halo Infinite is to restart your system. This should reload the game’s resources, which may have run into errors during use, and eliminate temporary bugs and glitches on your system. 

On Windows, here’s what you need to do: 

  1. First, press the Windows key on your keyboard to open the Start Menu
  2. After that, access the Power Options tab. 
  3. Lastly, click on Restart to reboot your system. 
Restart Device

For Xbox users, follow the steps below to reboot your console: 

  1. On your controller, hold down the Xbox button to open the Power Center
  2. Next, choose Restart Console
  3. Finally, hit Restart to confirm your action. 
theater mode not working on Halo Infinite

After restarting your device, go back to Halo Infinite and see if theater mode works. 

3. Change Your Privacy Settings. 

For unknown reasons, setting your Profile settings to private causes theater mode on Halo Infinite not to work. Due to this, we recommend changing your privacy settings to public if you want to access the feature. 

Check out the steps below to guide you through the process: 

  1. Launch your web browser and go to Xbox’s official site.
  2. After that, click on Sign In in the upper right corner of the window and access your account. 
  3. Now, click on your Profile and open Xbox Settings
  4. Finally, access the Privacy & Online Safety tab and change all the settings to Everyone and Public.
theater mode not working on Halo Infinite

Once done, restart Halo Infinite on your device and see if the problem is solved. 

4. Launch Theater Mode Immediately. 

For unexplained reasons, theater mode on Halo Infinite works fine if you launch it right after opening the game. In this case, you can try restarting the game on your device and open theater mode right away if you want to watch your previous matches. 

While this is not a permanent fix, it works if you really need to review your previous matches. 

5. Contact Halo Infinite Support. 

At this point, we recommend that you let the professionals handle the situation. 

Go to Halo Infinite’s Support page and contact their team to report the issue you’ve been experiencing when viewing your previous matches. Provide your account details and other necessary information that can help speed up the process. 

theater mode not working on Halo Infinite

You can also browse the guides on their page and see if you can find other solutions. 

That ends our guide for fixing theater mode if it’s not working on Halo Infinite. If you have questions about the solutions, please leave a comment below, and we’ll do our best to answer them. 

If this guide helped you, please share it. 🙂 


  • John Sixto

    John is a staff writer at Saint and comes from a SAP ABAP development background. He has a Bachelors in IT and has been writing since 2018, with over 500 posts published. He loves to build PCs and has a deep curiosity in understanding how different components and configurations work. John spends hundreds of hours at a time, researching and testing the software and apps, before he proceeds to write about it. LinkedIn X (Twitter)

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