PlayStation 4 Guides & Tutorials

This section is for guides and tutorials for the PlayStation 4. If you are stuck in the middle of a repair and are not sure where to go next, there may be a guide here to help you out.

ABOUT THE PLAYSTATION 4

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Learn More About The PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is a video game console developed by Sony. As the successor to the PlayStation 3, it is part of the eighth console generation and is competing with Microsoft's Xbox One console. The console marked a significant shift in the trend of system architecture for Sony game consoles as this was the first PlayStation console to use a more familiar and easy to use x86 CPU architecture. As… Read More

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[Fixed] PS4 Beeps Once And Turns Off

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You attempt to turn on your PlayStation 4, it beeps once, the blue light turns on briefly and then it shuts off. You press the power button again and there is no response. Every now and then, after you pull...
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How To Fix Locked PS4 Games

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Depending on the setup you have, you may find that you are often dealing with PS4 games with the locked icon on them. When you try to load the game up, it will give you an error about not having...
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How To Record Gameplay With The PS4

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One of the greatest features introduced by the PlayStation 4 is the ability to record gameplay footage and take screenshots without needing to purchase a video capture device. The PS4 has everything you need to record gameplay built right into...
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Managing Save Game Data On PS4

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Back when memory cards were the location used to save game data, there was never any confusion around this. With the switch to internal storage, finding and managing game saves has become a little more difficult. This guide will explain...
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How To Set A Primary PS4

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The PlayStation 4 has a more restricted system for user accounts when compared to the PS3. A single PSN account can be set up on many PS4 consoles, but only one system can log in at any time. A lot...
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How To Setup PS4 Remote Play On PC

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In the latest firmware update (3.50), Sony have added the ability for you to access the Playstation 4's remote play feature through a PC. This means you can now access the same remote play that the Vita and Playstation TV...
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How To Use PS4 Boost Mode

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Boost mode is a feature that was introduced for the PS4 Pro exclusively. The feature will attempt to use the enhanced processing power that the PS4 Pro has to improve the quality of all PS4 games, even if they were...
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How To Eject A Disc on the PS4

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There are 2 different ways in which you can eject a disc from the Playstation 4. The first and most obvious way is to press the eject button on the front of the console. The location may vary depending on...
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PS4 Error CE-30774-1 Causes & Solution

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The Playstation 4 error code CE-30774-1 is a system error that is caused due to a failure to update the system firmware when using a USB stick. This error appears to be specific to the update process via a USB...
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PS4 Error E-8200013A Cause & Fix

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Yay, everyone's favorite error message! The PS4 error E-8200013A means that the Playstation network is offline. This isn't anything to do with you, so you are stuck with no other option, but to wait for the network to come back...