The PlayStation 4 released with a 500 gigabyte tough drive. You delivered with the very same dimension tough drive! Not just that, yet at the very least Sony ships with your ordinary regular laptop computer tough drive.
That is to simply change the difficult drive on your own. It’s not that tough. I am in no method liable for any type of damages or nullified guarantees that could occur as an outcome of a difficult drive swap.
Make certain that the drive is 2.5 inch drive, or else it will certainly not fit in the PS4. Or you might obtain a typical tough drive with a bunch a storage space. The factor I went with a crossbreed drive is that you obtain many of the advantages of the strong state drive blended with the less costly mass storage space of a typical plate based tough drive.
Envisioned: Seagate Hybrid Drive
Following allow’s obtain down as well as filthy as well as begin taking apart the PS4. Point you must do is the make certain the PS4 is transformed off. You need to see the difficult drive inside of its cage.
You will certainly likewise require a one gigabyte thumb drive, for positioning the downloaded and install firmware onto, as well as if you prepare on backing up conserves as well as video game information. Click on the flash drive, as well as click style as well as make certain FAT32 is picked. You will certainly require a PS4 controller as well as a USB cable.
Currently analyze the difficult drive caddy, observe the alignment of the difficult drive, as well as see the 4 screws holding the tough drive right into caddy. Area the brand-new difficult drive in the very same placement as the old one, and also screw it right into location utilizing the 4 screws you simply took out. Move the caddy with the difficult drive affixed back right into the cage inside the PS4.
Initial point is initially, allow’s obtain your brand-new thumb drive prepared! As soon as you do that, on the thumb drive develop a folder called “PS4” as well as after that within that folder develop one more folder called “UPDATE”, and also as soon as you do that paste the documents PS4UPDATE.PUP right into that folder. When you end up that up, securely disconnect your thumb drive and also connect it right into the PlayStation.
If you intend on supporting your conserves, connect the USB drive right into the PS4, browse to the setups food selection. Under the setups food selection discover the “Application Saved Data Management” food selection. Locate back up and also bring back, as well as comply with the on display instructions.
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Connect the PS4 back right into the wall surface. Connect your PS4 controller right into the console. Currently, allow the PS4 do its point, as well as it must run via.
The last point you require to do is to go back to setups food selection and also back to where you backed up all of your conserves. Your PS4 must currently be in a comparable state to when you started.