How To Back Up And Reset Your PS5

If your PlayStation 5 is experiencing issues, you might want to do a factory reset without losing your saved files. Sony’s current-gen console is a powerhouse, but unfortunately for users, that doesn’t mean it’s immune to the software and hardware issues affecting all gaming hardware. Luckily, the PS5 gives you options to keep your saves safe if you plan to reset your console.

During a factory reset, there are three ways to keep your saves for the PlayStation 5’s best games: restoring default settings, backing up to an external USB, and finally using Sony’s PlayStation Plus service. …