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

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

Put your PS5 in safe mode

1. Turn off your PlayStation 5 completely.

2. Press the power button on your PS5 and hold it for about 6 to 8 seconds until you hear a second beep.

PS5 console power button

3. Connect your controller using the USB cable.

PS5 Safe Mode

4. Press the PS button on your controller.

PS5 controller PS button

You are now in safe mode.