How to put your PS5 in rest mode (step-by-step guide)

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.

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How to put your PS5 in rest mode (step-by-step guide)

Rest mode is a good option for charging controllers, downloading updates, and suspending games.

Put your PS5 in rest mode (sleep mode)

1. Press the PS button on your controller.

PS5 controller PS button

2. Select the power button in the menu.

PS5 power button

3. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller X button

4. Select Enter Rest Mode.

PS5 Enter Rest Mode

5. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller X button

Your PS5 will now go into rest mode, also known as sleep mode.

Don't unplug the AC power cord while in rest mode.