Jan 7, 2020

Update System Software on PS4

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=== Updating Through Your PS4 Console ===
 
=== Updating Through Your PS4 Console ===
 
#Turn on the PS4. You can turn the console on by pressing the On button on the console or by simply pressing on the Playstation button on the controller (the small circular button in the middle).[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 1 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Turn on the PS4. You can turn the console on by pressing the On button on the console or by simply pressing on the Playstation button on the controller (the small circular button in the middle).[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 1 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#Select Settings from the home screen. Choose the Settings icon from the selection of icons from the top. It is the toolbox-shaped icon.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#*Make sure your Playstation 4 is [[Connect-the-PlayStation-4-to-the-Internet|connected to the internet]]. 
#Select System Software Update. Selecting this option will prompt your system to check for the latest firmware version. If you do not have the latest version, it will be downloaded to your system.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 3 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#Select your user profile.  If you have more than one Playstation user account on your system, use the controller to select your user account and press the "X" button on the controller to log in to your user account.
#Install the latest firmware. Once the download is complete, you will see a notification at the top-left corner of the screen. From the home screen, select Notification and then select Downloads. Choose the firmware file and then simply follow the onscreen instructions to start installation.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 4 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#*If you have a passcode set up on your user account, use the controller to enter you passcode, 
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#Select from the dynamic menu. The dynamic menu (XMB) has two rows of options on the PS4.  The bottom row has apps and games you can play.  The top row has user options.  Press '''Up''' on the controller to navigate to the top menu and select the '''Settings''' option. It has an icon that resembles a toolbox.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#*If you have any games or apps open on your Playstation 4, select the app and press the '''Options''' menu.  Then select '''Close Application''' to close the app. 
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#Select .  It's next to an icon that resembles two arrows forming a circle. Selecting this option will prompt your system to check for the latest firmware version. If you do not have the latest version, it will be downloaded to your system.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 3 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#Select . If an update is available, the version number will be displayed on the screen. Select '''Next''' to continue. The update will start downloading. [[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 4 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#Select .  This indicates that you agree to System Software License Agreement.  Your Playstation 4 will begin installing the system update.  This may take a few minutes.  When it is done, your Playstation 4 will restart.  <ref>https://ift.tt/36znJOG>
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#*You may be asked to log in to your Playstation Network account or create a new one after the update. 
   
 
=== Updating via a USB Drive ===
 
=== Updating via a USB Drive ===
#Ready a USB flash drive. From the computer (PC), create the folders for saving the update file. Double-click the USB from My Computer and then right click on the USB window and select Create New Folder and label it as “PS4.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 5 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#[[Format-an-External-Hard-Drive|Format a USB drive]] in "FAT32" or "exFAT" format.  You can format a USB drive using a Windows or Mac computer.  Be to select '''FAT32''' or '''exFAT'''.under '''File Format'''. 
#*Inside the PS4 folder, create another folder named “UPDATE.
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#Ready a USB flash drive. Use the following steps to prepare the USB drive.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 5 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#Download the update file. You are going to have to save the file inside the “UPDATE” folder. The filename should be “PS4UPDATE.PUP.”[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 6 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#*Insert a flash drive formated in FAT32 or exFAT format. 
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#*Open the Finder on Mac, or press "'''Windows Key''' + '''E'''" to open File Explorer on Windows. 
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#*Open the USB drive. 
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#*Right-click and '''New'''. 
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#*Click '''Folder''' or '''New Folder'''. 
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#*Name the folder "PS4". 
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#*Open the "PS4" folder
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#*Create a new folder called "'''UPDATE'''" inside the "PS4" folder.
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#Download the update file. You can download the update file [[https://ift.tt/35xovdB here]].  Scroll down to the bottom and click '''agree to terms and download complete software'''.  It's below the header that says "Downloading instructions". The filename should be “PS4UPDATE.PUP.”[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 6 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#*If you've downloaded previous updates, be sure to delete them before you download the latest update. 
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#Copy the update file to "UPDATE" folder on the USB drive.  After you download the latest update file, copy it to the "UPDATE" folder inside the "PS4" folder on the USB drive. 
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#*If there are any previous update files on the USB drive, be sure to delete them before copying the latest update file. 
 
#Turn off the power of your PS4 completely. Check that the power indicator is not lit. If the power indicator is lit in orange, touch the power button on the PS4 for at least 7 seconds until you hear another beep from the system.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 7 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Turn off the power of your PS4 completely. Check that the power indicator is not lit. If the power indicator is lit in orange, touch the power button on the PS4 for at least 7 seconds until you hear another beep from the system.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 7 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#Connect the USB to the PS4 and enter Safe Mode. While turned off, insert the USB in front of the USB and touch the power button for at least 7 seconds to boot up the PS4 in safe mode.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 8 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#Connect the USB to the PS4. While turned off, insert the USB in front of the USB and touch the power button to power on the USB drive.[[Image:Update System Software on PS4 Step 8 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#Install the firmware update. Select Initialize PS4 (reinstall system software). Simply follow the onscreen instructions to finalize the installation process.
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#[[#Updating Through Your PS4 Console|Update your PS4 through the console]].  With the USB drive inserted into your PS4, use the exact steps outlined in Method 1 to update your PS4. Your PS4 will automatically detect the update file on the USB drive and use the update file to update your system.
   
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