How to remove deleted games from your PS5 home screen

Learn how to remove deleted games from your PlayStation 5 home screen with this step-by-step article or video.

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How to remove deleted games from your PS5 home screen

Remove deleted games from your PS5 home screen

Solution 1: Restore licenses

1. Open settings.

Open PS5 settings

2. Open Users and Accounts.

PS5 users and accounts settings

3. Select Other.

PS5 Other user and account settings

4. Click Restore Licenses.

PS5 Restore licenses

5. Click the Restore button.

PS5 Restore licenses button

Your PS5 will now restore licenses.

Check if the deleted game still appears on the home screen. If it's still there, try the next solution.

Solution 2: Rebuild database

Note: Rebuilding the database is 100% safe and will not delete anything.

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

5. Choose the Clear Cache and Rebuild Database option.

PS5 Clear Cache and Rebuild Database option

6. Choose the Rebuild Database option.

PS5 Rebuild database

7. Click the OK button.

Your PS5 will now rebuild the database.

Check if the deleted game still appears on the home screen.