Transferring your data from PS4 to PS5 can be difficult if you are doing it for the first time. Games are usually coming in higher definition and you need the PS5 to run them smoothly. The data transfer calculator reveals to you the data transfer speed of the PS5 is much higher than PS4. Below, we discuss a step-by-step guide on how to transfer data from PS4 to PS5 easily.
Update System Software
The first step is to update both consoles to the latest version of the system software. It is usually automatic, but it is better to check on the status of your PS4 operating system by going to Settings>>System Software Updates. If successfully able to update your software, you would receive a Pop-up message.
Connect With Wifi
Connect your PS4 to your PS5 and sign in to the same account you are going to use for the PS5. Connect both consoles to the same WiFi network or the Ethernet cable. It is better to use the WiFi network, as connecting both the PlayStation via Ethernet may be difficult to handle. If you want the faster transfer of data uses the Ethernet.
Connect PS4 With PS5
You need to select Continue from the Data Transfer Screen and select which PS4 you would like to transfer data from, there can be different versions of the PS4 play stations. If you have multiple PS4s connected to your network, then it is necessary to know the ID of your PS4 Play station. It is easy to learn the ID of your PS4 ID just go to Settings >> System >> System information.
Here you would be able to find the name of your PlayStation 4. The name would be like “PS4” followed by the series of the default numbers by default, you can even rename your PS4 from here to quickly access your PlayStation. When your PS5 reads “Prepare for the Data transfer” Press and hold the Power button for a while. When you hear a beep just leave the Power button. Normally it would take around one second, it is better to read the precaution than before beginning the transfer of the data from the PS4 to PS5.
You can still initiate the conversion from the PS4 to PS5 manually if you have skipped the process when setting up the PlayStation 5. For the manual conversion go to Settings >> System software >> Data transfer. Follow these steps to precisely complete the conversion:
The data transfer calculator can be handy to find the conversion rate when transferring files from the PS4 to PS5 in the conversion. Better to use the Ethernet for the data transfer of the files but if you are using the WiFi network for the conversion. Then use the data rate calculator for smooth conversion of the data.
You can extend the modern PS4 hard disk memory if you are not going to purchase the brand-new PS5. Further, you can also check out how to connect AirPods to PS5 or visit our guides hub for more information.