PlayStation 4: The complete troubleshooting guide

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But, like all devices, sometimes things go wrong and you need to troubleshoot a problem. So whether you've just bought your first PlayStation 4, or you just need a little help getting started, we're here for you. In this article, we're going to document all of the resources you will need to ensure that your PlayStation experience is the best it possibly can be. This includes explaining which upgrades work (both software & hardware), how to fix common or complex issues, and more.

If you're looking for all the best products and accessories for your PlayStation 4, we have you covered.

We've included links to each section in this guide so that you can easily find the specific pieces of information you may need regarding your PlayStation. Hopefully you'll find something that answers your questions.

All about your current console update: 7.51

PS4 system software update

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PlayStation's latest firmware update, 7.51, doesn't add much in terms of new features. This update was mainly meant for minor performance improvements.

Get started with your PlayStation 4

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It doesn't matter you're a new PlayStation owner or just trying to figure something out, sometimes things go wrong or are difficult to figure out. We've got plenty of resources to help you with troubleshooting and mapping out all the commands for your new console.

What to do as a new PlayStation owner

When buying a new PlayStation after already owning one

Navigating your PlayStation Store

Frequently asked questions for PlayStation 4

DualShock 4 Controller On Laptop

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How to

Can I, Should I?

Misc.

Troubleshooting

Check out these cool things you can do with your PlayStation 4

PS4 Steam Link

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Essa Kidwell is an expert in all things VR and mobile devices who can always be found with an Oculus Go, a Pixel 2, and an iPhone 7+. They've been taking things apart just to put them back together for quite some time. If you've got a troubleshooting issue with any of your tech, they're the one you want to go to! Find them on Twitter @OriginalSluggo or Instagram @CosmeticChronus.

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