How To Fix PlayStation 4 Problems After Updates

Last Updated: October 16, 2018
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The PlayStation 4, which is in short also known as PS4 is an eight generation home-based video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. With the release of 6.0 updates for the PlayStation 4 by the Sony Company, it was supposed to assist with back-end abilities, but as the users updated their consoles, they face many issues while using it.

If you are one of the users who is facing problems while using it, then not to worry. Here in this post, you will get the solutions of maximum problems faced by you while using it. Read the content and get the solutions for - how to fix PlayStation 4 - 6.0 updates after updating the console.

Dealing with error codes (SU-42118-6), (CE-36329-3), and (CE-30002-5)

While using PlayStation 4 after the 6.0 updates, there are some error codes {(SU-42118-6), (CE-36329-3), and (CE-30002-5)} appearing on your screen, then follow the described steps given below to fix these error codes on your PlayStation 4.

  1. Navigate to Notifications from the home menu.
  2. Remove Update Notification and then restart your PS4. Wait for a few minutes, if you find no change, then you should move to the next step.
  3. Connect your PS4 directly to an Ethernet cable.

4. Next, head to Settings again from the Main Menu.

5. From the menu options & update via internet, choose System Software Update After the restart, if there is no change, go to the next step.

6. Now, you need to manually download the Update File to a USB drive

7. Ensure to save the file in a folder named “PS4”.Inside it, create another folder named “UPDATE”.

8. Download and save PUPfile in the “UPDATE” folder.

9. Plug the USB into your PS4.

After following the above steps, proceed to the steps given below

  1. Choose Settings> System Software Update.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

These three error code {(SU-42118-6), (CE-36329-3), and (CE-30002-5)} will appear, while you attempt to load a game, which requires an internet connection. It can happen that not only will you receive this error code, but it may even refuse to launch the game completely. Following the above steps may help your PlayStation 4 work normally again after the update. If still, you are facing some errors after following the above-discussed steps, then try contacting the support team, to get the solution.

Manually updating the PlayStation VR Software

Another way to fix some dilemmas in your PS4 after 6.0 update is by manually updating VR software. For this, follow the given steps below:-

  1. Go to Settings from the Main Menu.
  2. Select Devices from menu options.
  3. Select PlayStation VR from menu options.

4. Select PlayStation VR Device Software from menu options.

It is possible that many of you don’t know that your PSVR software won't update on its own. Once your PlayStation completes downloading the 6.0 update, make sure that your headset equipment is not mucking up either. If your PSVR games and apps are still not working properly and you are facing any type of problems while dealing with it, just contact customer support to get the assistance from them to fix the related issues.

Find errors while using 3rd party software for downloading saved files and transferring them through USB

If you are facing errors on your PlayStation 4, when using 3rd party software for downloading saved files and transferring them through USB, then you must follow the given steps below:-

  1. First, wait for the patch to release from the official page of the 3rd party software
  2. Download the patch and install it

Every single time PlayStation receives a software update, all 3rd party software that is used for saving and transferring game files will stop working. It needs a time for engineers of 3rd party software to come out with a patch after a PS4 update so that users can still use it normally. In case a better solution is not released, you should look for a new substitute.

You will no longer be able to use PSVR without the PlayStation Camera

  1. Buy a PlayStation Camera.

Everyone who was avoiding the need for a PlayStation Camera, for whatever purpose, might be a little saddened to hear this news. Before this, you could go around a back way to avoid having to set up the camera when using your PlayStation VR for Cinematic mode and other features. With the new release of 6.0 update, there is no longer a way to use PSVR without the PlayStation camera. (as of right now) Until one is discovered, you'll need to borrow a PlayStation Camera to use the PlayStation 4, if you do not want to buy one.

Errors appear when restoring a PS4 that is in 6.0 Beta

  1. Install the 6.0 update to both of your PS4 consoles via the instructions above.
  2. Go through the usual process of restoring or transferring your PS4 data.

When it comes to restoring to transferring data from one PS4 to another, both of your PlayStations need to have the same update on them. If you were previously using the 6.0 Beta, you will need to upgrade both of your consoles to the official 6.0 update since the Beta version is no longer available.

Game errors after updating to 6.0

If you are facing some kind of game errors after updating your PlayStation 4 with the new release of 6.0 updates, then try the steps given below to get the solution.

  1. Hover over the game in question from the Main Menu of the PlayStation.
  2. Press the Options button on your Dualshock controller.
  3. Select Check for Update.
  4. To avoid this issue in the future, it may be best to set up Automatic updates. For this, continue to follow the next step.
  5. Go to Settings from the Main Menu.
  6. Select System from the menu options.
  7. Select Automatic Downloads and Updates.
  8. Select Application Update Files.

If you are still facing any types of issues with your PS4 after 6.0 update, you can contact the PlayStation team, for the assistance.

  • You can make a call to the PlayStation support team between 6 AM – 10 PM, PST from Monday – Friday and between 7 AM – 8 PM PST from Saturday & Sunday at 1-800-345-7669.
  • Or you can also send a tweet to @AskPlayStation.

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