Are you facing Hardware issues while playing on the Sony PlayStation 5? This can take place due to various factors. A prime triggering source for such issues can be the database of your PS5. But you can rebuild the database of your PlayStation to solve this. In this article, we talk about how you can rebuild the database on your PS5, to solve the hardware issue.
PS5: Accessing Safe Mode
- Switch on your PS5 with the Safe Mode. For operating this. you need a USB to USB-C cable to connect your controller with the console directly.
- To start the safe mode, firstly switch off the PlayStation 5. You can do this with the help of a controller or directly pressing the Power Button.
- Now, when you restart the PS5, press the power button. Hold it and wait till you hear the second beep. The second beep can be heard, around 5 to 7 seconds after you hear the first beep.
- As you hear the Second beep, the PS5 has started in Safe Mode. Connect your controller with the console using the USB cable, and press the PS button.
- This would enable you to access the Safe Mode menu. Once the Safe Mode menu opens up, you will come across various range of tabs like Restart PS5, Change Video Output, Update System Software.
- In this range of menu, select Clear Cache and Rebuild Database. Press the X button.
- You will come across a sub-menu with two options. From here, select the second option of Rebuild Database.
- As you select this option, the PS5 will display a message saying
The database will be rebuilt.
It might take a few hours to rebuild the database.
- Select OK and the PlayStation 5 would start working on rebuilding the database.
This is how you can rebuild the database on the Sony PlayStation 5. This can help you to fix a range of Hardware issues on your PS5 console. For guides and updates on PlayStation, you should check out our page here.