Getting started -

Getting started -
Getting started
Connect the PlayStation®4 system to a TV.
Connect the HDMI cable and the AC power cord in order, from
For a wired connection to the Internet, connect a
LAN cable (sold separately).
Turn on the TV, and then set the TV input to HDMI.
Press the (power) button of the PS4™ system to
turn the system on.
Rear view
Rear view
The power indicator blinks in
blue, and then lights up in
Connect the DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller
to the system using the USB cable, and then
press the
(PS) button.
The controller is registered (paired) when you connect it with the
(PS) button.
USB cable, and turns on when you press the
Front view
Perform initial setup.
Set up an Internet connection, set the date and time, and adjust
other settings. Follow the screens to adjust settings, and then
select [Start Now] from the setup completion screen.
If a system software update is available at the time you set up the
Internet connection, the update file will automatically start
downloading to the system.
LAN port
Welcome to the World of PlayStation
AC IN connector
Power indicator
HDMI input port
Front view
USB port
Power button
Connection example:
LAN cable
(sold separately)
AC power cord
HDMI™ cable
USB port
Internet connectivity
device such as a modem
USB cable
To the Internet line
To an electric outlet
PS button
•• When connecting to a network wirelessly (using Wi-Fi), do not connect an active
LAN cable to the PS4™ system. A LAN cable connection is prioritized by the
•• To fully enjoy PS4™ system features, an Internet connection is recommended.
If video is not displayed on the screen or video is not correctly displayed when the
system is turned on (the power indicator lights up in white), press the (power)
button for at least 7 seconds (until the system beeps a second time) to turn off the
power, and then turn on the power again.
•• Initial registration of the controller is necessary in some situations, such as when
using the controller for the first time, or using the controller on another PS4™
•• After registration of the controller is complete, you can disconnect the USB cable
and use the controller wirelessly.
Items that you set during the initial setup and items for which you selected [Set Up
(Settings) in the function screen.
Later] or [Skip] can be adjusted any time from
Quick Start Guide
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Using the screen
Playing games
Function screen
A row of function items is displayed.
You can do things such as check for
new notifications and send messages
to your Friends.
Downloading games from
Insert a disc.
The game appears in the content area of the home screen.
Front view
PlayStation®Store has a wide variety of content you can't get anywhere
else, including games, free trial versions of the latest releases, and
game add-ons that make the games you have even more fun to play.
In some games, you can even start playing without waiting for their
downloads to complete.
Sharing your gaming experience
Up button
By using online services, you can upload screenshots and video clips of
gameplay from a game, and broadcast (stream) your gameplay. Press
the SHARE button, and then follow the screens to use this feature.
Down button
SHARE button
Home screen
Content area
The content that you have started
is listed in most recent order from
left to right.
Select the game.
Sign in to PlayStation™Network
Using the controller
PlayStation™Network is an online service that lets you expand your
enjoyment of your PS4™ system. When you sign in to
PlayStation™Network, you can use a wide variety of features and
To sign in to PlayStation™Network, you must have a Sony
Entertainment Network account and an Internet connection. Creating
an account is free. You can also use an account on your PS4™ system
that was created using another device, such as a PlayStation®3 system
or a PlayStation®Vita system.
Turning off the power
To use the controller wirelessly, the controller's battery must be
charged. You can check the charge level of the battery on the screen
(PS) button.
that is displayed when you press and hold the
(Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] >
[Sign In to PlayStation™Network] from the function screen, and then
follow the screens to create an account.
Connect the controller to the PS4™ system using
the USB cable.
To create a sub account for users under a certain age, you must first create a
master account for a parent or guardian.
USB port
Down button
Content info screen
The latest information about the
selected content is displayed.
Removing a disc
Press and hold the
(PS) button,
and then select [Close Application]
on the screen that is displayed.
Press the
(eject) button.
MIC switch
Stereo headset jack
USB cable
To the PS4™ system
You can use up to 4 controllers at the same time.
(PS) button on a controller for which registration
When you press the
has been completed, a color is assigned and the light bar lights up. The
color that is assigned depends on the order in which users press the
(PS) button on the controller. The first user is blue, the second is red,
the third is green, and the fourth is pink.
User's Guide
Only disconnect the plug of the AC power cord from the electric outlet when
the power indicator is turned off. If you disconnect it while the power
indicator is lit or blinking, data might be lost or corrupted, or the system
might be damaged.
Entering rest mode
You can charge the controller from a USB port and remain signed in to
PlayStation™Network while in rest mode.
Select (Power) from the function screen, and then select [Enter Rest
Mode]. The screen turns off, the power indicator blinks in
white, and then the power indicator lights up in orange.
(PS) button on the controller.
To exit rest mode, press the
(Settings) >
(User's Guide) from the function screen. This
document contains explanations of how to use each function, how to
perform settings, how long to allow for charging the controller, and
other operations. You can also view the User's Guide from a computer
or other device.
Safety Guide
This document contains information about how to safely use the PS4™
system, and information about specifications. It also contains product
warranty terms. Be sure to read it before using the system.
Turning off the power completely
Select (Power) from the function screen, and then select [Power
Options] > [Turn Off PS4]. The screen turns off, the power indicator
blinks in white, and then the power indicator turns off.
Understanding the power indicator
Lights up in white
Powered on
Lights up in orange
Rest mode
Turned off
Powered off
Front view
To charge while in rest mode, you must set a checkmark in
(Settings) >
[Power Save Settings] > [Set Functions Available in Rest Mode] >
[Supply Power to USB Ports].
Returning to the home
screen from a game
To return to the home screen
without quitting a game, press the
(PS) button.
To resume playing the game, select
it from the content area.
Using multiple controllers
Light bar
Quitting a game
Mono headset
If you do not have an account
(Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] >
[Sign In to PlayStation™Network] from the function screen, enter your
ID and password, and then select [Sign In].
Up button
To use the mono headset, connect it to the controller. With the default
setting, only chat audio is output from the headset.
Turn on the PS4™ system (the power indicator
lights up in white) or set it to rest mode (the
power indicator lights up in orange).
If you already have an account
The game starts.
Using the mono headset
Further information
Eject button
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