Questions tagged [ps4]

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Password change effective against signing in from another PS4 console?

I was recently being logged out of my PS4 (PS+ account) automatically when someone else somehow signed in to his PS4 using my ID. I have changed my password as soon as I saw that. But I would like to ...
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PS4 games not loading faster via SSD

I have a PS4 Slim and just got a Samsung Portable SSD T7 (1TB) drive. The drive has 1050MB/s read & 1000MB/s write speed via USB 3.2 Gen2. I hooked it up to my PS4 and transferred a game onto it ...
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PS4/PS5 Region And PSN Account?

Can I login to my PSN Account on a console from a different region and purchase DLC, and PS+ using that account?
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How to log in to multiplayer Minecraft without an account?

I'm trying to play PS4 standard Minecraft on multiplayer, but can never connect as I keep getting "unable to connect to world" error. Now the only reason I can think of for this is that I ...
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I can't put my friend's PS4 account as principal on my PS4

I want to add as principal account my friend's account in order to share games and PS plus, but when I try to make him as principal the system tells me that I have already a PS4 account set as ...
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How to transfer save game from PS4 to PS3?

I had a friend help me with Final Fantasy X on his PS4. I sent him an USB stick to put the save game on it so that I can copy it to my PS3. How can I accomplish this?
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What are the graces at Weeping Peninsula pointing to?

I'm playing Elden Ring with latest update on my PS4. Now I'm at my first playthrough and I unlocked all maps and areas. I was checking if there is anything I missed before finishing the game and I ...
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If I factory reset my PS4 and sign in on another PS4 years later, will my game progress carry over?

If I factory reset my PS4 (getting rid of all accounts saved on it) and sign in with my PSN account on a different PS4 (in a couple of years) will I be able to play the games right from where I left ...
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Two PS store accounts with same priviledges, but cannot buy game on one of them

I'm trying to buy The Elder Scrolls 5 on my son's account which has no restrictions set. I can find the game in the PS store under my account, but not on his. We have a PS4 with my account as primary ...
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PS4 controller on PS3 not working

When I plug it into the PS3 it dosen't work/light up. Everywhere else it works, bluetooth also works. I have tried resetting the control via the thing in the back plugging it in and out.
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Does Killzone: Shadow Fall support gyro controls?

I've read some comments online claiming that gyro controls were implemented in 2013's 'Killzone: Shadow Fall' (completely unreliable sources, no sense in sharing). I'm playing the PS4 version on PS5, ...
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PS4 System Error after Updating

After updating my PS4, it appeared to freeze on an error screen. I had to unplug it because my controller didn't work, and pressing the power button didn't work to turn off the controller either. I ...
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Skyrim sacrifice follower for Boethiah

I’ve been looking for a solution to this for years and I still have yet to find one. I’ve played through the game on PS4 and just recently started on my Xbox 1 (no mods and I couldn’t use console ...
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How to share Minecraft worlds between iPad and PS4

I have Minecraft on iPad and am signed into my Microsoft account. I have bought Minecraft on a PS4, and have linked my PSN account to my Microsoft account. But worlds I created on my iPad do not show ...
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Is there a difference on the PSVR between the PS4 Pro and the regular PS4?

Please note that I don't own a PS4 nor a PSVR Headset Is there a difference when you use the PSVR on a PS4 Pro versus a regular PS4 Fat/Slim? (Framerate, Resolution, etc)
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Can I play multiplayer on two consoles with game from the same account?

My brother shared with me his PSN account and set my console as primary to allow me to play his games. Sometimes I play games from his PSN account, but I'm logged on to my PSN account all the time. A ...
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Manipulating the RNG for Triple Triad on PS4

I am playing Final Fantasy 8 Remaster on a PS4, and am trying to abolish and / or add certain rules from the various locations. I am looking at a GameFAQ guide which claims to be updated for the ...
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Playstation 4: Question regarding Access to DLC on another account [duplicate]

I recently bought Darksiders 3 Deluxe Edition on my secondary account and I want to play it on my main account. My question is: Do I have access to all the DLCs I've purchased on my main account? Is ...
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PS4 Controller Issue

Whenever I try to turn my PS4 on via remote, the light starts flashing blue for a few seconds and then nothing. When I manually turn the console on, the remotes do the same thing and won’t turn on. ...
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Does pressing down on the analog sticks increase the likelyhood of stick drift?

Just got a new controller that I saved up for almost a year and I'd like to prolong it's lifespan. I forgot where I read/heard this, but I recall someone saying how pressing down on the analog sticks ...
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PS4 Controller only turns on when plugged in to PC, not with PS4 [duplicate]

Neither the PS-button nor the reset button can turn on the controller - except if it's plugged in to the PC. There's no reaction of the controller or from PS4 when I plug it to the USB of my PS4. The ...
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When trying to sign into my PSN account on my PS4, it says the email is already being used

I can sign in on my laptop fine, but it says 0 consoles tied to my account. When I try the steps in settings on the console to tie it to my account, those options aren’t there. When I try to sign in ...
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Do external coolers really help with noise?

I saw on the internet some external coolers for PS4 which are prepared to install on the back of console. Does this solution really help with reducing the noise of the working console? During play ...
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Can I transfer game data on my dad's account to my kid account?

I have a lot of data and games on my dad's account like Minecraft, for instance, and I want to transfer that data on my account because I want to start playing on my account. All my games and data are ...
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What kinds of external Hard drives are compatible with PS5?

I'm looking to see if anyone knows off hand types of external HDs to look for specifically for PS5/PS4.
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(New) PS4 slim controller connection troubles

I am new to this forum but I recently just had my 500G Ps4 slim die on me so I ordered a new one. This is where I need help. I just received my pre-owned 500G Ps4 slim that was ordered from GameStop. ...
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If I cancel my PS Plus subscription, will my game saves that I uploaded to the cloud disappear?

Recently, I bought a 12 months subscription for PS Plus and uploaded some game saves to the cloud. Then, I canceled my subscription and requested a refund which was approved and bought a 3 months ...
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PS4 External drive games not showing up after database rebuild [solved]

I heard I should rebuild the database on my PS4, so I did, while my external drive was plugged in. Now, none of the games on that drive are in my games folder. However, if I go to storage -> ...
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My Genshin Impact PS4 trophies list is in Chinese, how to fix that?

Title sums up pretty well. I played a little when Genshin Impact was launched and I chose to wait for a European language localization for the PS4 trophies list since I couldn't understand any of them....
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Minecraft - how to distinguish Bedrock and Java editions from the box art

I bought my son two Minecraft editions for the Playstation 4. One was "Bedrock edition" and the other just was "Starter pack". This was from the descriptions on the seller's ...
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Can I still play my PS4 disc games on a PS5 without disc drive? [duplicate]

My PS4 has served me well over the years, but in the coming months I'll probably upgrade to the PS5. However, I'm not sure of the choice between the digital or disc edition. My main concern is: Can I ...
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Backing up game data from PS4 slim with blue light of death

My PS4 (it's a PS4 slim, to be more precise) is not turning on properly anymore and it has the "blue light of death" (BLOD). Whenever I try to start it up the screen stays black and I can't ...
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Playstation store having games PS5/PS4 and PS4 [closed]

What's the deal with Playstation Store having certain identical games tagged with PS4/PS5 and another version only for PS4. The example is Ride 4 currently in store. They even have the same exact ...
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Monthly free games same as ones received as PS4 collection

I have a PS Plus subscription on my PS5 and one of the games from PS4 you receive as a subscriber is Mortal Kombat X - the game that is this month's free game. So what's the point of that game then if ...
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Change language (or region) of PSN account

I live in Bulgaria, and bought a PS5 recently. Of course, I've set the English language for my account, but since my native language is Russian I would like to play games with Russian voice acting. I ...
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How to play my own Bedrock Server on PlayStation without PS plus

I have a Minecraft Bedrock Server running on a spare computer that sits in my living room connected to my local network. I can see the server in LAN games on my PS4 (which is on the same local network ...
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PS4 Controller only works when plugged in

When I plug my PS4 controllers in, they turn on and work perfectly but the moment I unplug the cords from the controllers, they completely shut down and when I press the PS button I get no light or ...
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Ps4 controller randomly stops working

My PS4 and controller I bought 7 months ago have been fine until yesterday. The PS4 did a system update, and after that I downloaded and installed Fallout 4 from the disk. This is when the problem ...
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Using a DLC purchased by another account [duplicate]

I have a disc game on PS4 and I want to buy DLC for it, but my progress is on an account that can't use dollars on its store. If I buy that DLC from another account on the same PS4 can I use it on the ...
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Why is my PS4 controller showing up as "rdamicro" on my PC?

Instead of showing up as wireless controller, it shows up as "rdamicro." I plugged in my PS4 controller to my PC and I have installed ds4windows and its drivers, but my PC is detecting my ...
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My PS4 controller broke so I bought a new one and it won't connect no matter what [duplicate]

My controller broke so I bought a new one, but it isn't recognised by the PS4 at all. The PS4 won't turn on when I press the PS button, I pressed share and the PS button - nothing. It starts flashing ...
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PS4 remote all of a sudden won't connect to PC Bluetooth

I've connected both PS4 controllers to my PC. Now they will not connect. I have tried: Downloaded ds4windows program Turned Bluetooth off and on Tried getting rid of the remote files Restarted the PC ...
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Can you put mods on GTA 5 on ps4?

Can you put mods on GTA 5 on PS4? I want to use this mod. I don’t use gta online.
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Do physical and digital Dead by Daylight for PS4 share the same savefile?

So I have a PS4 disc game and it’s Dead by Daylight. I want to go digital so I can save all of my progression when I have to buy a newer console. Can I sell my disc copy and buy digital DbD and save ...
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Can I share add-ons on my PS4 with other accounts?

I purchased Rainbow Six Siege Deluxe on my purchase account (because I live in Germany now and my main account is from Poland), and I don't have the add-ons on my main account. Can I fix it/can I ...
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How to get Minecraft crossplay working (PC/PS4)?

I'm trying to set up Minecraft Bedrock Edition to crossplay between my Windows 10 system and my PS4 so I can play with my two boys (we're in the same house). The problem is that I have gotten ...
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Is it possible to get Platinium in closed-server games with online multiplayer trophies?

Is it possible to achieve platinum trophy in some old games, which have dead multiplayer, with multiplayer trophies listed? Do situations like that have any exceptions, which allow completing the game ...
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Diablo II Resurrected - Battle.net connection problem

Today I downloaded the beta of Diablo II Resurrected on the PS4 platform. On PSStore it was available for free to download. Finally, the game was downloaded in my console, but if I try to run it, I ...
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Advanced controls for Minecraft Bedrock PS4

After watching some Minecraft Java Edition videos I realized that there are plenty of controls not implemented, or not explained, in Minecraft Bedrock for PS4. For example... In the inventory: : ...
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Backing up PS4 game data to external USB drive - missing a critical step?

A few months ago I followed a guide in the official Sony page Back up and restore PS4 data with external storage device. It claims this will backup all adult and child accounts. It all seemed to work ...
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