Common Solutions to PlayStation 4 Error Codes
Most of the time, the solution to our PlayStation 4 problems could be as easy as rebooting the device. That is why, before we take a closer look at the various problems you can encounter in any of the categories listed above, I’ll be teaching you some common solutions to PlayStation 4 error codes.
Updating the Firmware: Some of the problems we encounter when using the PlayStation 4 could arise as a result of using outdated firmware on your television or game console. With outdated firmware, you can encounter errors due to lack of audio, video, or even internet connection for internet-enabled televisions (Smart TVs) and a quick update can resolve some if not all of the problems you may have encountered.
HDMI Ports: it is important to always check the status of your HDMI ports and cables for both your console and the TV. Some problems like your system failing to display any graphics or having issues connecting to your HDTV are usually related to HDMI ports and can be easily avoided if routine checks are done on these cables.
Perform Routine Hard Disk Check: Problems with your hard disk always have huge impacts on your PlayStation 4, so performing routine checks on it is important because the problem you may be facing might have resulted from a faulty hard disk. You can perform a hard disk check by following these simple steps:
- Ensure your PlayStation 4 is turned off.
- Disconnect the AC power cord and all connected cables.
- Slide the HDD bay cover upwards.
- Now, you can inspect the hard disk for any potential damage and ensure that it is properly seated in the HDD bay.
If you have tried all the above fixes to common problems you may face while using your PlayStation 4 and it doesn’t seem to solve the problem, then it could only mean one thing, which is the problem, is particular and therefore needs a specific fix. Well, not to worry in today’s guide we’ll be treating all PlayStation 4 error codes and fixes.