How to do a manual update on PS4

Sony releases PS4 updates over time and you need to keep the console up to date to continue playing online and enjoying the other features it has to offer. Find out how to update PS4 manually and more conveniently.

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Why upgrade?

As noted, the PS4 upgrade is required for anyone who wants to continue enjoying the full console. The most common is that the update is done automatically, if the game is connected via the Internet. If so, just follow the on-screen steps.

But there are those who prefer to do the update manually, which can take a little longer, although it keeps control of the process in the hands of the player. Although you need to have the internet connected to the video game at this time.

In addition, it is always recommended to update to protect the video game. firmware as the video game operating system is generically called, is a key part of console security when using games and programs.

Thus, the main advice is always followed with the updated device that there are usually no problems or contraindications.

How to Update PS4

To make the PS4 manual update necessary to navigate from the game’s settings menu, while connected via the internet, either via Wi-Fi or cable.

Another important tip is to be careful not to disable the console when updating.

That said, follow the steps:

  1. Choose “Settings” from the video game menu;
  2. then select the “System Software Update” option; /li>
  3. The available update will be displayed on the screen, click “Next”;
  4. Wait for the download to complete;
  5. When the transfer is complete, select “Accept” to agree to Air’s upgrade terms (which are generally the same ones we agreed to when we started using the console).


from there, the rest of the process is automatic. The game will enter update mode and a progress bar will be displayed to the user.

The unit will restart at least twice during the procedure. Don’t worry if the screen goes blank for a few seconds, it’s part of the update.

As soon as the update is complete and the console ends for the second time, just press the PS In control button and start using the already updated PS4.

with information: PlayStation