Questions tagged [ps4]

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Upgrading PS4 Pro to SSD, update file cannot be found

I'm trying to swap out the stock 1TB HD in my PS4 Pro, for a newly-purchased 1TB SSD. This should be really straight forward but I'm having nothing but problems, seemingly centered around my USB stick(...
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Are Playstation Plus subscriptions region locked?

I currently live in the UK, however Playstation Plus is cheaper for the American version (£27) than the UK version (£41) on CDkeys. I am unsure if this will work or not - I do not care about the games ...
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Can I play EU account digital modern warfare from US?

I live in US and I was playing free to play modern warfare warzone (EU store) with my EU account, but I bought a US disk game to play multiplayer but I can only play it if I create a new US PSN ...
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Charged for PS4 free games. Why?

I purchased Uncharted-4 Free game from PS Store on April 28th, 2020. I got billed full amount even though it's free. I don't have PS+ account. Will I get a refund? I haven't downloaded the game yet on ...
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Ps4 controller won't connect back to console [duplicate]

I have been connecting my controller to my laptop through bluetooth and it works perfectly fine until when I tried to connect it back to my ps4, it wouldn't connect. I have tried connecting it back to ...
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Does PS4 rate limit unblocking players?

I play an MMORPG on PS4. The last 2 years, I have blocked players fairly quickly. I noticed a bug in the game regarding blocked players. I think the work around is to unblock all the blocked players ...
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playstation plus sharing [duplicate]

im trying to make playstation plus available on all my accounts on the same ps4 console. I signed up for a free trial on my main account and read online that if i activate my main account as main ps4,...
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PS4 controller shows up wired, but not on bluetooth for Windows 10 [duplicate]

Okay here's the dilemma: Steam's controller mapping recognizes my DualShock 4 controller when plugged in, DS4Windows recognizes my DualShock 4 controller when plugged in, and when I go to pair the ...
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My Microsoft account won’t connect to my Minecraft on PS4 [closed]

My friend on ps4 Bought Minecraft and was only able to play once, after he closed app for the night, he tried launching it again the next day, and immediately it said sign in failed. He claims to have ...
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How many player can join a couch co-op game via PS Remote Play?

Having a game with couch co-op, how many players can remotely play together? In this case, only one player has the PS4 in front of them. Another can join via PS Remote Play for sure. But can a 3rd ...
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Left stick on PlayStation 4 controller making me walk backwards

My PlayStation 4 controller makes me walk backwards when I point the left stick up. I tried watching a video and they advised that I clean it. After doing this the issue still occurs. The controller ...
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Downloading a game digitally after you had the physical copy [duplicate]

I had a physical copy of Modern Warfare that somehow got damaged and now my PS4 won’t read it, so I recently just bought the game on the PlayStation Store so that I could finally play it again but it’...
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PS4 disc stuck and also not reading

I’ve tried taking it apart to see if there was any obvious problem but none that I could identify as I’m not an expert. My rainbow six disc got stuck in there the other day and my PlayStation said ...
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How to back up ps4 data and external drive data to a second external drive

I think my ps4 slim is on its last legs, i want to back up all my data but when i use my WD gaming drive it says the drive can't as its being used as extended storage. When i stop using the drive as ...
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PS4 controller r1 button permanently having an input placed into it

From what I can tell there’s nothing wrong with the button itself. I’ve tried taking it apart and cleaning the insides and whatnot and that only solved another issue of my triangle button not working ...
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HEVC Content on PS4 Games?

I am wondering if anyone is aware, or if it is even possible to determine, if PS4 games discs include HEVC encoded video (e.g., cutscenes or otherwise). I realize that most 4K content is rendered on ...
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PS4 Confused about who needs a PSN account

I have setup a PSN account for myself and sub accounts for my children. When they atempt to play a game they are asked to sign into their PSN account but the following screens are asking them to ...
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How to remove psn account from ps3 [duplicate]

When I got the ps3 I had a different psn account then I do on my ps4. I want to remove the psn account from my ps3, but since I had loads of trophies(achievements) that I got before a psn account was ...
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Setting up second PS4

We have a family PS4 which I set up as the primary user with parental controls etc and my two kids have sub accounts. My eldest has now bought himself his own PS4 for his room and I'm wondering how to ...
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New PS Plus subscription won't work

I bought my son a PS Plus subscription yesterday and he is still not able to play any multiplayer games. When I go into Settings/Network (either mine as the family manager or his), it says "These ...
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Does Ringing a Bell Show the Stronghold in Minecraft?

I've been wondering this for a while. I heard that if you ring a bell it'll show particles around it if theirs a stronghold nearby. If that's true does it do it on the PS4?
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PS4 wont beep twice and wont display

I was watching you tube and uploading a game when suddenly my PS4 switched off. When I switch it on, it doesn't pick up on HDMI and it switches back off after 30 seconds or so. When I try to do the ...
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Playing different ps4 games on two different devices using different accounts on each device

Can I be playing a ps4 game on the tv using my account and my brother using remote play be playing another ps4 game using his account at the same time?
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How to quickly change text chat channel in HUD display?

On PS4, in the HUD text chat display, how do I quickly change the channel? I am using a keyboard. On the main gameplay screen, I hit enter to start the mode where I can type chat text in the HUD ...
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How can I delete the PS Plus games of the month after my PS Plus subscription ended?

I subscribed to PS Plus for two months and decided it was not for me. I downloaded all the games of the month then realized I don't want to actually play them anymore. Whenever I try downloading a new ...
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Controller does not charge, connect, reset, ps button plus share does not work… help [duplicate]

blinks orange three times then turns off when pressing ps button,ps button with share, same thing happens. when pressing reset button, same thing also happens. dosent charge does not connect my ...
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So I downloaded a game off of a different account but I lost the account midway as a game was downloading (PS4)

I was downloading a game midway, then I couldn't log-in anymore and the game had a pop-up saying Corrupted File (CE-36244-9). I bought the game on a new account, would the pop-up saying "Corrupted ...
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Console linking for Overwatch

I recently bought Overwatch for Nintendo Switch but I have a ton of progress on PS4 too. I have linked my respective consoles on battlenet but it doesnt seem to have any effect. Is there a way of ...
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How can I disable “Screenshot Saved” notification?

When I take a screenshot my PS4 shows "Screenshot saved" notification, and I think the same happens for videos too. But it hangs there for some time, and if I want to take another screenshot this ...
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How do I buy a PSN gift card for a friend in another continent?

I don't have a ps4 console or psn account but since you can't gift games directly I want to gift my friend a gift card. They live in asia and I live in north america. Would I have to make an asian ...
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ds4windows not working anymore after scptoolkit install

i was using ps4 controller on my win10 pc with ds4windows, it was workign like a charm. after installing scptoolkit to try installing some ps3 controller, my ps4 controller via Bluetooth does not ...
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How can I control volume with a PS4?

I have a PS4, which attaches to a monitor through hdmi. The monitor then attaches to some speakers which have no volume controls. I need to control volume, currently the only way is to navigate the ...
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How can I link 3 PS4s together using a switch with no internet?

I'm trying to set up a LAN party for my family on three PS4 systems, using an unmanaged lan switch and three Ethernet cables. There should be no internet connection. We're trying to play COD WW2 Nazi ...
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My PS4 controllers disconnect randomly

At any moment, the controller light turns off, and the controller won't connect. My other controller won't connect at that time either. Only way to fix it, is to turn the PS4 off and on again, but ...
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Can I use a PS4 Playstation Move controller on a PS3?

A friend gifted me a game and I don't have a move controller. I tried to buy one, but they told me that the move controller for ps3 is out of production now. Can I use a PS4 Playstation Move ...
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How do I uninstall the Royal Pack?

I want to uninstall it so that I don’t run into Omega until I'm ready.
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Can you transfer or “return” an undownloaded game on PSN? Accidentally purchased

I own a PS4 and my roommate and I both have PSN accounts on it. I also recently got a new credit card. Last night I purchased 3 games and of course my card info wasn't pre-saved, so I entered it ...
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How can I use a 3.5mm Headphone jack as mic only and have a usb headset as output only

So I have a USB headset but the mic on it is broken so I have a mic that I'm trying to use over 3.5mm headphone jack but connecting that to the controller takes over output and input and trying to ...
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Is there a public list of the PS4 games I own?

Now a lot of people are working from home, I want to share a list of the PS4 games I can play at lunchtime with my colleagues. Is there an easy way to do this? A public list (like Steam can do) ...
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How do I load Ultimate Chicken Horse save data on PS4?

I got Ultimate Chicken Horse a long while ago and I've got a bit of a problem. I don't know how to load the save data! I've played this game a lot with my brother but every time we start up the game ...
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What happens if I insert a disk for a game I have already downloaded digitally?

My aunt bought me a disk copy of Star Wars: Battlefront II, but she didn't know I had the digital version installed. What happens if I insert the disk?
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Can you stream games you bought in PS store through PS Now?

I've recently got myself a psNow subscription to be able to play some ps4 games, even though I don't own one. But I was wondering, if I decide to buy a game that is not currently available to stream ...
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Is it fine to play PS4 pro games on a full hd monitor? [closed]

Will there be a lot of loss in video quality if one uses a Full HD (1920x1080) monitor to play PS4 Pro?
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Can I buy a PS4 game if I own the free version? [duplicate]

Say I have a PS4 subscription and a free monthly game. What happens if I decide to cancel my subscription, but decide to buy the previously free game (so I won't need the subscription to play it). ...
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PS4 game progress data transfer [duplicate]

My friend let me start a character in Assassin's Creed Odyssey on his profile to see if I liked it. I did in fact like the game so I ordered it in the mail. Is there a way for me to transfer my ...
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Controller won't connect to PS4 after pairing it to Chromebook [duplicate]

I have a PlayStation 4 controller and I paired it to my Chromebook but now it won't connect to my PlayStation 4. I have reset it but it still doesn't work. What should I do?
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If I have Minecraft on my PS4 do I have to pay for it on my MacBook Pro? [duplicate]

I have Minecraft on my PS4 but I want to download it onto my my MacBook do I still have to pay for it?
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How to use PS4 controller's audio output via Bluetooth on PC?

When the PS4 controller is connected via the USB cable to the PC, it can be used as an audio device if I plug my headphones into the controller. Is it somehow possible to use them as an audio device, ...
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Can Sony employees see you through the Playstation 4 camera?

If you're using PS4 camera for PSVR or PlayRoom or Just Dance etc, when your camera is on and captured on TV, do employees from Sony see you through the camera, or can you only see your self and that'...
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What's the best way to test the leaderboard

I'm aware there is some sort of delay on the leader board, but I'm wondering what is the most efficient way to test circuits involving leaderboards. I'm wanting to make sure it is counting everything ...

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