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How to Transfer your PS4 Data to PS5

How to Transfer your PS4 Data to PS5- By doing this, you can make sure that all of your installed games, apps, and trophies are moved to your new console. If you had to redownload everything one by one, this will save you a lot of time.

But it’s not clear how easily you can move your information from a PS4 to a PS5. You can move save games from PS4 to PS5, but there are a few things you should know. Some of the best PS4 games with a new-gen copy won’t let you move your data to PS5, which is a shame.

If you don’t have PlayStation Plus, you’ll have to jump through a lot of hoops, so we suggest you sign up for it because it will make things a lot easier. So, to help, we’ve put together this guide with a step-by-step plan. So, if you can’t wait to get your PS5 up and running, keep reading to learn how.

How to Transfer your PS4 Data to PS5

  1. Turn on your PS5, sign into your profile, and go to Settings > System > System Software > Data Transfer.
  2. Read the warnings and press the Continue button.
  3. Sign into the same profile on your PS4 when you turn it on.
  4. Your PS5 will look for your PS4 right away. If it can’t be found, make sure both consoles are connected to the same network and restart your PS4. Once the PS4 has been found, press its power button for one second, or until it beeps. You have 5 minutes to finish this before the process starts all over again.
  5. After the PS4 starts up again, you should be able to see a list of its save files on your PS5. You can choose the files you want to transfer by checking them off, or you can choose Select All instead. Click Next when you’re done.
  6. Choose the games and apps you want to move, then click Next.
  7. The PS5 will show an estimate of how long a transfer will take. To start, click Start Transfer.
  8. Wait until the transfer is complete. Even after your PS5 restarts, your PS4 may still show a transfer notification because the PS5 may need more time to install game files.

What is an PS5?

How to Transfer your PS4 Data to PS5

The PlayStation 5 is still hard to find, and you don’t want to be rushing around trying to figure out which model to buy when that mysterious “add to cart” button finally lights up. So, we’re here to help you figure out ahead of time which model is best for you.

Sony’s latest home console, the PS5, comes in two versions: the $499 PS5, which has a disc drive, and the $399 PS5 Digital Edition, which doesn’t have a drive and is a cheaper option for people who don’t mind downloading all of their games.

This means that no matter which one you buy, you’ll be able to enjoy features like 4K graphics, smooth high-frame-rate gameplay, ray tracing for super-realistic lighting, and Sony’s innovative DualSense controller.


How long does it take to transfer data from PS4 to PS5?

Depending on the data size, this transfer may take several hours. You might want to initiate it before bed that night or work the following day. Step 1: Update your PS4 and PS5 to the latest system software.

Should I transfer save data from PS4 to PS5?

If you’ve just received a shiny new PS5, one of the first things you’ll want to do is transfer all of your data from your PS4 console. By doing so, you can ensure all of your game installs, apps and trophies are migrated over to your new console.

What is the fastest way to transfer data from PS4 to PS5?

The fastest (and easiest) way to transfer PlayStation data is with a network connection. When you turn on your new console for the first time, your PS5 will walk you through its setup process—including how to transfer data from PS4 to PS5.

Lucas Simonds
Lucas Simonds
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