PlayStation 5 is the latest home gaming console developed and launched by Sony Entertainment. It was released in November 2020 along with the Xbox X and S series which are members of the ninth gen of the gaming consoles to date. It was initially released in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, North America, Singapore, and South Korea, with a week later worldwide release. PS5 has become very popular with new features added and updates. However, it still has some glitches and errors embedded in it. One of them being ‘download error in reset mode’. If you are facing the same error and want to fix it, we have it all in this blog!
About PlayStation 5
The platform was released in two versions: a base model with an Ultra HD Blu-ray–compatible optical disc drive, and a Downloadable Edition without this drive, which was designed to be a more affordable option for those who prefer to purchase games digitally.
The PlayStation 5’s key hardware features include a solid-state drive optimized for high-speed data streaming, an AMD GPU capable of 4K resolution displays at up to 120 frames per second, hardware-accelerated ray tracing for realistic lighting and reflections, and the Tempest Engine, which enables hardware-accelerated 3D audio effects.
What is the ‘download error in reset mode’ on PS5?
PS5 has been released recently and hence, not all errors and their fixes are known. One such error is ‘download error in rest mode’. The PS5 has features to be active even in the rest mode. Players can even download data in this rest mode. This error shows up every time you decide to download data in the rest mode, the error pops up on the screen. It also doesn’t let you access the already downloaded data.
How to fix the ‘download error in reset mode’ on PS5?
Sony Entertainment has not yet commented on the error and hence there are no official fixes known. We have some solutions which will help you fix the error.
Fix 1: Factory Reset Your PS5
Before factory resetting your PlayStation 5, make sure you have backed-up all of your latest saves onto the cloud or a hard disk.
Go to your system settings on your console.
Then select System Software from the options.
After that choose the Reset Options.
Finally, Select Reset Your Console option.
Fix 2: Rebuild Your PS5’s Database
Rebuilding your consoles database will fix the download error in the reset mode.
Start with turning off your PS5
Once completely off, press and hold the power button until it launches into the safe mode. You will then hear 2 beeps from your console. It signifies that the console is in safe mode.
Then head to the ‘Menu’ of the console.
After that select the option ‘Rebuild Database’.
It will ask you if it’s okay to rebuild the database.
Click on ‘okay’.
The database will be rebuilt and will resolve the download error in reset mode.
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