F1 2021 has a history with the error code ND7 and WD10004. Many players playing the game on Xbox had faced the above error codes for a while in August. However, patch 1.07 fixed the issue, and players were able to connect to online sessions of the game again. But, many players have reported facing the errors WD10054 and ND7 randomly. And, WD10054 error code mimics the WD10004 error code by not allowing players to join online sessions. Random occurrences of these errors leave players pretty confused, and hence, help documentation is always preferred. In this article, we will talk about how to fix the notorious error codes ND7 and WD10054 in F1 2021.
What do the error codes ND7 & WD10054 indicate?
According to most reports, players facing the error codes ND7 and WD10054 are not able to join any online sessions of F1 2021. Most players reporting the issue have noted facing the issue since the launch of the game. However, the issue is only related to online sessions. Players are able to join offline sessions. Players have also reported being able to join online sessions sometimes. But, they were unable to race at all. So basically, they are entering a game but cannot play the game. So, how can we fix this error code? Keep reading to know.
How to fix the F1 2021 Error Codes ND7 & WD10054?
So, the most basic thing to try is to use a mobile hotspot instead of WiFi. Many players have reported that using a mobile hotspot has solved the problem for them. The possible cause for these error codes popping up is an ISP glitch. So, try using a different network and see whether you are able to join online sessions. If not, you will have to troubleshoot your available network connection. Here is what you should do:
- Restart your router. This solves a host of network issues.
- Reboot your PC and Console.
- Check for any pending system, game, or driver updates. Make sure everything is up to date.
- Try using a wired connection instead of WiFi.
If the above doesn’t work, you can try something called port forwarding. This is an advanced form of network troubleshooting. To set up TCP or UDP ports for consoles, check this link for Xbox and this link for PlayStation. If you are on PC, you will have to configure your router settings. You may need the help of your ISP for this. Also, make sure you know the following:
Every computer or console has standard ports that are most commonly used when they connect to the internet, PlayStation Network, or Xbox Live. Try opening (forwarding) these first:
If the error codes still persist, we request you to post a detailed report of the errors you are facing on the F1 2021 forum.