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


Sony HT-S40R soundbar: Specifications, price

Sony has launched its HT-S40R soundbar in India. The device features a slim design and supports Dolby Digital Technology for an enhanced audio experience. The soundbar also comes packed with wireless speakers and a subwoofer. Here are the detailed specifications and features of the Sony HT-S40R soundbar.

Sony HT-S40R soundbar Price, specifications

 Sony HT-S40R soundbar: Specifications

The HT-S40R soundbar packs 600W of total power output. The 5.1 channel speaker comes with support for Dolby Audio technology to deliver a cinematic surround sound experience. The soundbar comes in a sleek and compact build.

One can connect their smartphone to the soundbar using Bluetooth. However, if you want to play audio from a USB device, the HT-S40R provides you with a USB port to achieve the same. And if you have  Bravia TV, you can connect the soundbar to it without the need for wires.

You can easily connect the sounbar to compatible TVs via HDMI cable. The device can also be connected with TVs that are not compatible with HDMI via Optical Inputs.  The soundbar comes packed with wireless sub and rear speakers and a subwoofer, users can also use the subwoofer’s volume control to fine-tune their listening experience.

Sony HT-S40R soundbar comes with 4 sound modes including Cinema, Music, Standard, and Auto Sound options for users to choose from. Not just this, there are Night and Voice modes as well.

Pricing and availability

The Sony HT-S40R soundbar is available for Rs 28,990. It will be also available across all Sony Center, E-commerce portals, and major electronic stores from September 9.