How to Get Your PS4 Out of Safe Mode

avatarSignalingCloud2 months ago
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avatarEnvassalingTier2 months ago

First, try restarting your PS4 by selecting the 'Restart PS4' option in Safe Mode. If that doesn't work, connect a DualShock 4 controller via USB and try option 3, 'Update System Software'. This can solve many issues!

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avatarImplementingPons2 months ago

Hot take: Sometimes it's just faster to initialize your PS4 (Option 6 in Safe Mode), but remember this will erase all data. Backup first if you can!


avatarArisingWard2 months ago

If restarting didn't work, try the 'Rebuild Database' option. This can fix corrupted data causing the Safe Mode loop.


avatarBeatingDebit2 months ago

In my experience, manually updating the system software via USB can work wonders. Download the update file onto a USB drive from Sony's website, then select 'Update System Software' in Safe Mode.

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