PlayStation 5 tips, tricks, and tutorials

Get the most out of your PlayStation 5 with these helpful tips, tricks, and step-by-step tutorials.

How to play an MP4 or MKV file with SRT subtitles on the PS5
February 13, 2024
Learn how to play an MP4 or MKV video file with SRT subtitles on the PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to change your avatar on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
December 28, 2023
Learn how to change your avatar on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to find players on the PS5 you recently played with
December 27, 2023
Learn how to find players on the PlayStation 5 you recently met and played with with this step-by-step article or video.


How to change your PS5 login passcode (step-by-step guide)
December 26, 2023
Learn how to change your PlayStation 5 login passcode (also known as PIN code or password) with this step-by-step article or video.


How to set up a passcode on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
December 25, 2023
Do you want to put a password on your PS5? Learn how to set up a passcode on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to delete your PS5 login passcode (step-by-step guide)
December 25, 2023
Learn how to delete your PlayStation 5 login passcode (also known as PIN code or password) with this step-by-step article or video.


How to enable automatic login on your PS5 (step by step)
December 24, 2023
Learn how to enable automatic login on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to turn off your PS5 with your controller (step by step)
December 15, 2023
Learn how to turn off your PlayStation 5 with your controller with this step-by-step article or video.


How to delete a user from your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 23, 2023
Learn how to delete a user from your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to turn off notifications on your PS5 (step by step)
November 23, 2023
Learn how to turn off notifications on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to block players on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 22, 2023
Learn how to block players on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to view blocked players on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 20, 2023
Want to see the players you're blocking? Learn how to view your blocked players list on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to block friend requests on your PS5 (step by step)
November 20, 2023
Learn how to block friend requests on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to unblock someone on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 20, 2023
Learn how to unblock someone on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to hide your gaming history on your PS5 (step by step)
November 19, 2023
Learn how to hide your gaming history on your PlayStation 5 from friends and other users with this step-by-step article or video.


How to format a USB drive for your PS5 on a PC (step by step)
November 18, 2023
Learn how to format an external hard drive or USB flash drive for your PlayStation 5 on a PC with Windows 10 or 11 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to delete a game or app on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 16, 2023
Learn how to delete a game or app on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to close a game or app on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 16, 2023
Learn how to close a game or app on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to appear offline on your PS5 using the PlayStation app
November 15, 2023
Learn how to appear offline on your PlayStation 5 using the PlayStation app with this step-by-step article or video.


How to view your friends list on your PS5 (step by step)
November 15, 2023
Learn how to view your friends list on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to put your PS5 in safe mode (step-by-step guide)
November 12, 2023
Learn how to put your PlayStation 5 in safe mode with this step-by-step article or video.


How to appear offline on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 12, 2023
Want to hide your online status on your PS5? Learn how to appear offline on your PlayStation 5 — even before logging in with this step-by-step article or video.


How to hide your friends list on your PS5 (step by step)
November 11, 2023
Want to keep your PS5 friends list private? Learn how to hide your friends list from other people on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to put your PS5 in rest mode (step-by-step guide)
November 11, 2023
Learn how to put your PlayStation 5 in rest mode (also known as sleep mode or standby mode) with this step-by-step article or video.


How to remove deleted games from your PS5 home screen
November 9, 2023
Learn how to remove deleted games from your PlayStation 5 home screen with this step-by-step article or video.


How to clear the cache on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 9, 2023
Learn how to clear the cache on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to rebuild the database on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)
November 9, 2023
Learn how to rebuild the database on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video. Rebuilding the database can improve performance and fix problems.


How to stop your PS5 from turning on and off with your TV
November 8, 2023
Learn how to stop your PlayStation 5 from turning on and off with your TV with this step-by-step article or video.


How to stop your PS5 from going into rest mode
November 7, 2023
Learn how to stop your PlayStation 5 from going into rest mode by itself with this step-by-step article or video.


How to turn off trophy videos and screenshots on your PS5
November 7, 2023
Learn how to turn off trophy videos and screenshots on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to mute the startup beep sound on your PS5
November 7, 2023
Learn how to mute the startup beep sound on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to hide games from other players on your PS5
November 7, 2023
Learn how to hide your games from other players on your PlayStation 5 with this step-by-step article or video.


How to make the battery of your PS5 controller last longer
November 6, 2023
Learn how to make the battery of your PlayStation 5 DualSense controller last longer with this step-by-step article or video.