Error code 0x800704cf indicates that there is a network problem that is preventing you from logging into your Xbox account. The same error can occur when the console can’t run your favorite games due to network issues.
The error message looks like this:
You need the Internet to play. It does not look like you are connected to the Internet. Please check your connection and try again. 0x800704cf`.
What causes the 0x800704cf error code on the Xbox One X?
According to the Xbox website, the Xbox One error 0x800704cf mostly occurs when your console has network issues. However, other factors can cause this error code, which is explained below.