If you’re one of the lucky few who has gotten their hands on a PS5, the flickering blue light is the last thing you want to see. While it isn’t as dangerous as the Xbox 360’s red ring of death, it is an error you don’t want to happen to your new system. Fortunately, there are a few options for bypassing the blinking blue light and repairing your PS5. We’ve got all the details on how to get rid of the annoying blue light on PS5.
Some new PS5 owners have complained of a blinking blue light on their consoles, dubbed the “blue light of doom,” that is interfering with its operation. The PS5 does not enter the power on state indicated by the solid white light when the blue light blinks.
What triggers the PS5’s death blue light?
Faulty solder joints under the APU on the motherboard create the blue light of death.
What’s the best way to fix a PS5’s flickering blue light of death?
By pressing the power button on the front panel, you can turn your PS5 off.
You will boot into Safe Mode if you press and hold the power button until you hear the second beep.
Connect the PS5 DualSense controller to the USB port and link it by pressing the PS button on the controller.
Now you’ll see a few of possibilities on the screen before moving on to the second option.
What does it mean when the blue light flashes on PS5?
As previously stated, the orange light indicates that your PS5 is in Rest Mode. The white/blue PS5 lights blinking or flashing signal that your PS5 is experiencing console issues, most likely being frozen.
Why is my PS5 controller flashing blue and not turning on?
For a few seconds, the PS5 controller flashes predominantly blue or orange. It is turning on or attempting to connect if it is blinking blue. It’s charging if it’s flashing orange. If the controller continues to flash blue, there is a problem with the controller’s connection to the console or PC.
How much does it cost to fix the blue light of death?
We recommend that you have a professional diagnose and repair the PS4’s necessary components. Due to the high current price of new components, repair fees could range from $169.95 to $200 depending on the issue.
How do I fix my PS5?
At the present, there is no definitive solution to the PS5 problem. You can do so by connecting your PS4 to PS5 through USB or LAN, as instructed by the system when you switch it on. When attempting this, however, customers have reported system crashes, errors, and other issues.
How do you manually restart a PS5?
Restart the PS5 manually. Hold down the power button for 15 seconds if your console does not turn on after entering Rest Mode. The console will restart, and a warning notice will appear. It’s advisable to disable Rest Mode in the PS5 settings until Sony issues a patch to remedy this glitch.
How do I reset my PS5 without losing data?
Step-by-step instructions for resetting a PlayStation 5 Select the Settings option from the drop-down menu (cog icon) Select the software for your system. Choose the Reset option. Select Reset your console from the menu. Choose Reset.