Subscriber Account active since. If your PS4 is unable to get online, you won't be able to take advantage of many of the console's most important features, like multiplayer gaming, streaming video, and installing new games. There are many possible reasons why you can't connect your PS4 to the internet. You can troubleshoot the issue with these five quick solutions.
Malfunction: Blinking blue indicator light
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The network connection has likely timed out during the PSN sign-in process. Step 1: PSN may be temporarily unavailable or under maintenance. C heck the status of PSN here. If this hasn't helped, you may need to update your router's firmware. If you're still experiencing difficulties, please try again later as the server may be experiencing high traffic. Step 1 : Make sure you are signed in to PSN before you start the connection test. Step 2: Check PSN status and try after the maintenance is over. Try again later outside the PSN maintenance window. Step 2: PSN or the game's server may be temporarily unavailable. Please check the status of the game's server via its website.
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The online gaming service for the PlayStation is currently down and not working for many players. An independent service that gives details about live outages called Down Detector - additionally added that PSN is indeed hitting users with the glitch across the world. However, most reported cases were in Europe and the United States. As of writing, Down Detector said most players reported having sign-in issues with 84 percent, while the rest reported having gameplay and 'social' problems - with 13 percent and 2 percent, respectively. According to a netizen named Laurie Parks , she has been trying to sign in for hours.
The PS4 is nearly seven years old, and while games are looking better than ever on the dated tech, the system is showing its age in other ways. Sony refreshed the console with a slim version in — which we found to be mostly the same as the original — and added some extra horsepower with the PS4 Pro. Still, there are some problems that remain, from unexplained blinking lights to worn-out ports.