How to reset Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

This article shows the method to hard/factory reset Sony PlayStation 4 Pro. Find out how to  reset your gaming console easily without any hassle. As a result you will be able to wipe all data and restore default settings in your Sony PlayStation 4 Pro.

PlayStation 4 Pro Reset

To reset your device you just need to follow the simple steps below.

Also Read: How to Hard Reset Xbox Series S

Steps to reset Sony PlayStation 4 Pro

  • To start with, switch off the PlayStation 4 by holding down the Power key for a few seconds and wait for  your device to completely switch off.
  • Then press the Power key to turn the console back on.
  • Now, using the DualShock 4 controller, move to the Settings menu and press X.
  • Afterwards, find the Initialization option and  open it pressing X.
  • You will see an options menu. Now, you can pick one of two methods – Restore Default Settings or Initialize PS4.
  • Restore Default Settings will clear all of your saved data and bring your console back to its factory default settings, but will leave all data on your hard drive.
  • Initialize PS4 option will do all of the above and wipe everything else found on your hard drive.
  • If you pick Initialize PS4, you will see two options- Quick or Full. Choose Full if you want to make sure your PlayStation 4 console has been wiped clean.
  • Confirm the whole operation by tapping Initialize one more time and Yes to begin the operation.


P.S. :This entire process may take some time. You should not turn off your console during the process.

PlayStation 5 October restock: where to pre-order PS5, price and more

PlayStation 5 October restock happened today at 12 PM IST in India. Both variants of Sony’s latest generation gaming console — standard and digital —are up on pre-orders in the country.  Sony launched the PlayStation 5 Standard and Digital Edition globally in November last year. These gaming consoles were released in India in February earlier this year.

Sony PlayStation PS5 console Restock pre order

You can buy the PlayStation 5 from Amazon, Croma, Flipkart, Game Loot, Games The Shop, Prepaid Gamer Card, Reliance Digital, Sony Center, and Vijay Sales.

Also Read: How to hard reset NINTENDO Switch

For the unaware, this is the eighth time since the official launch earlier this year that the PlayStation 5 will go on pre-orders in India. However, it is the fifth restock of PlayStation 5 Digital Edition.

PlayStation 5 October restock details

Considering the demand for PS5 has always been high, past instances can repeat during today’s restock as well. There have been many issues with PlayStation 5 restocks in India since the first pre-order earlier this year. The same may happen this time as well. There have been instances wherein retailers merchants websites including Amazon and Flipkart were not been able to handle the massive demand which led to the cancellation of several orders.

As far as pricing is concerned, the PlayStation 5 Standard Edition comes at Rs 49,990. The Digital Edition comes at a price of Rs 39,990. The Sony Center website states that the gaming console will be delivered on October 12. Other retailers have not revealed shipping details yet.

As far as pricing is concerned, the PlayStation 5 Standard Edition comes at Rs 49,990. The Digital Edition comes at a price of Rs 39,990.

Where to pre-order PS 5

Both the PlayStation 5 Standard and Digital Edition will be available for pre-order from the following online channels.

  • Amazon India
  • Flipkart
  • Croma
  • Vijay Sales
  • Reliance Digital
  • Game Loot
  • Games The Shop
  • Prepaid Gamer Card
  • Sony Center


Why All PS5 Sales are Sold Out?

Microsoft’s PlayStation 5 is one of the hottest topic among Gaming enthusiasts. Main reason is every other sale is getting sold out in seconds and it has been months since consoles has been launched. But fans are still waiting to get it booked for themselves, let us discuss “Why All PS5 Sales are Sold Out?”.

Microsoft claims that it has one of the best system to conduct online sales. On other hand fans are blaming websites and scalpers. Fans even trolled PlayStation when they wrote a celebratory tweet.

Why All PS5 Sales are Sold Out?

It is official that PlayStation has sold over 10 million units, where are fans are still waiting for it. So everyone is looking for an answer that why every sale is getting sold out within minutes. The real reason much more simple than you can imagine.

Every electronic item is built using different chips sets, processors and microprocessors. As PS5 is one of the most famous and latest Gaming console it has a huge demand, there are million of fans all over the world so Microsoft it ought to distribute is evenly around the globe.

The real reason described by Microsoft for the shortage of PS5 is due to short supply of microprocessors used to build them. It is estimated that PlayStation is going to sell approx 30-40 million units across the globe. It will be interesting to see if they will be able to speed up the manufacturing process.

Any which ways fans are fans and want to get their hands on the latest console. Even Sony faced such situation when they launched their Xbox Series X|S. Even when they have sold much less number of units as compared to Playstation.

Please do comment if you have different opinion or share you experience if you already purchased one for your self.


Playstation VR 2 Updates

The next most anticipated gaming device after Steam Deck is PlayStation VR 2.  There are many rumors making round on internet, and few details have been officially released. Sony is going to name it NGVR rumored by many gaming new portals. It if official that it will come with an OLED  display with a resolution of 4000X 2040 pixels.

NGVR will get eye tracking and HDR Support along with hand tracking technology, which was available with the previous version. It will come with a upgraded view field of 110 degree.

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This is just tip of the Iceberg. Sony announced that it is working on completely new controlled with next gen features. Controllers will have ability to sense the distance between users hand and itself, along with ability to sense hold.

It is rumored that Sony is planning to bring all the AAA releases on the next gen VR. It is important that users have great options when to play, then only hardware comes into role. If you have a state of the art gaming machine you need good games to use those capabilities.

The release date is still a mystery, but we might not get our hands on this amazing next generation gaming device until next year.


PlayStation Faces Backlash Over PS5 Success Tweet

PlayStation 5 was launched last year on 12th, November. Since then PlayStation has sold 10 million PS5’s and they wanted to celebrate and thank fans for this feat. PlayStation tweeted about this feat and thanked followers. But guess what, fans had different plans.

The tweet received a mixed response as a large number of fans were outraged that they weren’t able to get their hands on the new PS5. Most of the angry fans claimed that most of these units are sold to scalpers. One of the most retweeted replies says “This is such an arrogant tweet.” Read the tweet in the screenshot below.

playstation mocked

Another fan alleged that PlayStation allowed bots, and let Walmart and GameSpot to book all those PS5’s and fans were left empty handed.

Here are few other fans who had the same reaction. Most of the fans complained that they can’t actually buy one, and haven’t seen one in their friend circle of where the hell did these 10 million units went?

We could hardly find any positive reply, but we found one and here it is.

We don’t know why PlayStation is celebrating while fans are so outraged. Just browse through the replies and you will know almost each and every reply shows how disappointed fans are. And if you know how to run a business you should never disappoint your loyal fan base.

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How to Factory Reset SONY PlayStation 4 Slim

Are you looking for a step by step tutorial to Factory Reset SONY PlayStation 4 Slim? Then this article is for you. Factory reset or Hard reset is a way to remove glitches from electronic devices. Previously we wrote about Hard Resetting PlayStation 4. Today we are going to tell you How to remove all personal data from PlayStation 4 Slim?

This will result in your PlayStation 4 Slim running smooth and fast. Apart from that you will be able to install new games and battery life will also improve. So factory resetting means restoring default settings in PlayStation 4 Slim.

How to Factory Reset SONY PlayStation 4 Slim

How to Factory Reset Sony PlayStation 4 Slim?

  1. First press power key and make sure it is completely switched off and not in sleep mode
  2. Once switched off, press and hold power key again for 7-8 seconds. Once you hear second beep and see Safe Mode menu release power button.
  3. In Safe Menu, browse to Restore Default Settings or you can also select initialize PS4.
  4. Restore defaults will remove personal settings from device. It will be restored to factory settings that were stored it in at the time of production. But you will not loose any game or data.
  5. Initialize PS4 option will do all this and will also delete everything on hard drive. you can choose this option if you wish to completely wipe out PS4 Slim.
  6. You can choose between Full initialize or quick initialise. Not to mention choosing full means complete cleaning.
  7. Start the process by clicking initialize and then pressing yes to confirm.
  8. Now wait for the entire procedure to complete and later you can use all new PS4 Slim.

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How to Boot Sony PS4 in Safe Mode?

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How to boot PS4 in Safe Mode | PS4 Safe Mode Guide

PS4 is one of the most amazing console and it is really powerful when it comes to performance. But every good device have some troubles and there are options available in every device to solve the trouble. So if you are facing any trouble with your PS4 then it is recommended to start PlayStation 4 in safe mode. So in this article, we will learn How to boot PS4 in Safe Mode.

Safe Mode starts the device with minimum functionality so that it can boot easily and is less heavy on device. This gives you ability to use resources  to quick start fixing procedure. In case your PS4 isn’t starting or booting normally you should try starting it in Safe Mode. But first you need to know, How to open safe mode in SONY PlayStation 4?

How to boot PS4 in Safe Mode

How to Enter Safe Mode in Sony PlayStation 4 ?

  1. First of all turn off the PS4 with power button. Wait till it is completely switched off (Do not disconnect electricity)
  2. Then press power key for at least 10 to 15 seconds. Release it when you hear 2nd beep sounds.
  3. Now connect controllers using USB as you can not connect wirelessly in safe mode.
  4. That is it, now you can make any changes in your PS4, back up it, restore it.

Now once you have entered Safe Mode, you should know how to quit Safe mode in PS4. It is quit simple and we are going to tell you about it.

How to get PS4 out of Safe Mode?

There are various ways to get PS4 out of safe mode. It depends on what kind of trouble you are facing in your console. Some times restoring defaults can help and you read this article How to Reset PS4?

Some time you need to rebuild memory or corrupt files. Or you need to update it in order to get issues fixed. We will be writing article on how to do these things in easy steps. So bookmark our blog, and subscribe to it. let us know if article helped to with “How to boot PS4 in Safe Mode”.

How to Factory Reset Sony Playstation 4 PS4

Sony PlayStation is one of the most famous gaming console and it has a huge fan following. But it is also a machine and can some times mal function or show some glitches. In such situations you can reset the device back to factory settings in order to get rid of glitches. In most cases glitches caused by malware can be dealt with using hard reset. So we will today learn, How to Factory Reset Sony Playstation 4 PS4.

So if you came here with question such as How to, erase all data on PlayStation 4 or factory reset PlayStation 4. All your questions have one answer only that is hard resetting your PlayStation 4.

How to Factory Reset Sony Playstation 4 PS4

How to Factory Reset Sony PlayStation 4 PS4 Step by Step Instructions

  1. First of all make sure it is switched off using power key and not by cutting electricity supply.
  2. Then switch it on using power key only.
  3. Then use the controllers to open settings and press X.
  4. Find initialization option at lower end of the list and select it.
  5. There you will get 2 options,  restore Default settings or initialize.
  6. Choosing initialize will clean everything on the hard drive as well so make sure you have backed up everything you need.
  7. There are 2 ways to initialize PS4 quick and full. If you choose quick if you are in hurry else choose Full to clean slate the console.
  8. Choose initialize and press yes to start the process.
  9. Just wait for some times. It might take a few hours to clean it completely.
  10. That’s it, wasn’t it simple?

Video Tutorial on How to Hard Reset Play Station 4 PS4

It is recommended to initialize and fully wipe Playstation4 only when you don’t have any other option. Fell free to comment below if you need further help to reset PS4