Origin is a gaming application for managing, downloading and playing games on Windows or Mac machines. But some users received the error message “Origin online login is currently unavailable” when trying to log in to Origin. This article will introduce you different effective ways to fix this problem.
Method 1: Restart Origin
Restart the source application to check whether the “Origin online login is currently unavailable” error has been fixed or not. To do this, right-click the Source application icon and click Exit Origin. Open the app again and check if it is working properly.
Alternatively, you can also try right clicking the Taskbar and clicking Task manager, then check origin in the processes tab, right clicking it and clicking End task.
Method 2:Reset System Date and Time
One of the common cause of “Origin online login is currently unavailable” error is the wrong data and time in your system. Changing the date and time will be the right solution.
Step 1:Right click on the time showing in the bottom right corner of your desktop;
Step 2: Click Adjust date and time to enter the Date & time setting page;
Step 3: Click the button to switch Set time automatically on, then your system will automatically adjust it to be right.Please make sure to choose your current time zone.
Step 4: Restart your system and log in to Origin again to check.
Method 3: Reset Internet Explorer Settings to Default
The “Origin online login is currently unavailable” error may occur if the Internet Explorer is improper.Therefore, you can try to reset its settings to fix.
Step 1:Press Win + R simultaneously to launch Run;
Step 2:Input inetcpl.cpl in the box and click Enter to open Internet properties page;
Step 3:In the Internet Properties page, choose Advanced;
Step 4: Click on the Reset button under the Reset Internet Explorer Settings window that appears;
Step 5: Select Close and then OK after applying the default settings. Restart your device to activate changes.
Now you can try to restart your device to check whether this has been fixed or not.
Method 4: Disable USB Device
It has also be proved to be an effective solution to fix “Origin online login is currently unavailable”by disabling USB device (Realtek USB 2.0 Card Reader in particular).
Step 1: Press Win + R simultaneously to launch Run;
Step 2: Enter devmgmt.msc to open Device Manager;
Step 3: Double-click Universal Serial Bus controllers;
Step 4: Get the right device and right-click on it. Then select Disable device;
Now check the Origin online login unavailable error has been fixed or not.
Although the methods mentioned above have been proved to be effective on fixing Origin online login unavailable error, the methods performs different on different Windows versions.Please make sure to get the proper way for your device.