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KB Article: 59773
KB Category: [Account/Billing]
KB Sub-category: [ Password Lost] [SQEX ID/Password Recovery] [PlayOnline ID/Password Recovery]

I completed the account transfer but can’t log into PlayOnline.

After transferring your PlayOnline ID to a SQUARE ENIX account, if you are unable to log into the PlayOnline Viewer, please check the following:

If you get the error ‘PlayOnline ID or Password is incorrect
・Make sure the PlayOnline ID is input correctly with the letters capitalized.
・Check that your PlayOnline password is being input correctly.
・If you need to reset your PlayOnline password, please follow the steps below.

1) Log into the SQUARE ENIX Account Management System (https://secure.square-enix.com/)
2) Select ‘PlayOnline/Final Fantasy XI Service Accounts’
3) Select ‘Options List’
4) Under PlayOnline ID Options towards the bottom of the screen, select ‘Update PlayOnline Password’
5) Input new password and re-enter it to confirm it. Select ‘Next’ to complete the process.

If you get the error ‘POL-5311’ or ‘POL-5312’
These errors mean that your SQUARE ENIX ID, SQUARE ENIX password, and/or One-Time Password is being entered incorrectly. Please be sure you are entering your SQUARE ENIX ID and/or password correctly; our login system is case sensitive.

If you have a Security Token registered, please make sure you have it set to the ‘Use’ option and are entering the one-time password within the 30-second expiration period.
*If you do not have a Security Token registered, please keep this option set to ‘Do Not Use.’

If you forgot your PlayOnline ID/password, please consult the following article:

If you are still unable to log into the PlayOnline Viewer or you are encountering a different error that what is described above, please select ‘Additional Assistance’ below this article to contact the SQUARE ENIX Support Center.