Sony PlayStation 5 PS5 CFI-1116B Quick Start Guide PDF

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PlayStation5 Digital Edition

Quick Start Guide



Youll need to reconfigure the base for the position of your console. Rotate the top and bottom part of the base in opposite directions. Keep rotating until you hear a click.

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1 Attach the base. Always attach the base to the console, whether its in the vertical or horizontal position. Place your console on a flat surface when attaching the base.

For the vertical position

Place the console with the rear side facing up, and then remove the screw hole cap.

Attach the screw hole cap to the bottom of the base.

Remove the screw from the bottom of the base.

Attach the base, and then secure with the screw using your hand. You can also use a coin to tighten the screw.





32 Bottom of base


With the base attached

Make sure the hook is in the position as illustrated below before attaching the base to the console.


EN2 Connect the HDMI cable and the AC power cord. Use the included cables. Make all connections before plugging the AC power cord into an electricity supply.

For the horizontal position

1 Place the console with the rear side facing up. Align the base with the marked area on the console, and press the base in firmly.

HookWith the base attached

Make sure the hook is in the position as illustrated below before attaching the base to the console.

HDMI OUT port HDMI IN port

HDMI cable

To an electricity supply

AC IN connector

AC power cord

Rear view

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3 Connect the LAN cable. For a wired connection to the internet, use a LAN cable (not included). If youre going to use Wi-Fi, dont connect a LAN cable and skip to the next step.

4 Turn on your TV and set the input to HDMI.

5 Turn on your PlayStation5 console by pressing the (power) button.

The power indicator blinks blue, and then turns white.

Rear view

LAN port

Front view

Power indicator

(power) button

If you leave the console idle for 60 seconds after you turn it on, the screen reader turns on. You can listen to on-screen text and other important information read aloud to help you accomplish what you want to do. Screen reader is available only in certain languages.


EN6 Connect your wireless controller to your console using a USB cable, and then press the (PS) button. To pair your controller, connect it with a USB cable to the USB port on your console. When you press the

(PS) button, the controller turns on.

7 Make it your own. Youre almost done! Follow the on-screen instructions to Set up your console

Select your language, configure your internet connection settings, and manage your power save settings.

Set up your account Create a new account or sign in with an existing account, such as one you created on a PlayStation4 console. See also For PS4 users (page 6).

Download your content Download purchased PS5 games and media apps. If you have a PS4 console, you can transfer the data to your PS5 console.

Youll know that setup is complete when Welcome to PlayStation 5 appears on your screen.

Will a child be using your PS5 console? See also Parental controls (page 6).

The setup options that you see are tailored to your needs, based on information such as your network environment and the account that youre signed into.

You can go back and change any of your settings by selecting Settings from the home screen.

USB cable

USB Type-A port USB port

(PS) button

Front view To save energy while powered-down, your console is set to Low Power Use in rest mode. See also Put your console in rest mode (page 12).

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Parental controls

You can manage settings for children who use your PS5 console. Parental controls let you set restrictions on the games children can play, when and how long they play, whether or not they can chat, and more.

Each adult ( ) and child ( ) will need their own separate accounts. When you create an account for a child, its automatically linked to your account, creating a family. You can set parental controls only for children in your family.

You can use an existing account, such as one you created on a PS4 console, for your PS5 console. Your family and parental control settings will carry over to your PS5 console.

For PS4 users

Play some PS4 games on your PS5 console Enjoy supported PS4 games* on your PS5 console. * Some functionalities available on the PS4 console may be absent when played on the PS5 console. You must update to the latest system software version. Internet connection required.

Transfer data from a PS4 console to your PS5 console Connect your PS4 console and PS5 console to the same network to transfer data such as game save data, user information, and downloaded content. If you have a USB drive that youve been using as USB extended storage for your PS4 console, you can continue using it by simply connecting it to your PS5 console.

Use the same account you created on a PS4 console Theres no need to create a new account for your PS5 console. Just sign in with your existing account and your game history, trophies, profile, and any exchanges youve had with friends will transfer to your PS5 console.


ENCreate an account for a child You can create a child account and set parental controls at the same time. Press the (PS) button to open the control centre. Select your profile picture, then select Switch User. From the user selection screen, select Add User to create an account.

Review and change your parental control settings We recommend that you check the childs parental controls regularly. You can review or update them by selecting Settings > Family and Parental Controls from the home screen.

Game rating icons Each game comes with a game rating icon that helps you determine whether its age-appropriate for the child.

Europe, Africa and India

Players Age 3 and above

7 and above

12 and above

16 and above

18 and above

Game Age Rating


Players Age 0 and above

6 and above

12 and above

16 and above

18 and above

Game Age Rating

Find out more about parental control features and setup in the Users Guide (page 13).

Parental controls


Whats on the screen

Home screen From the home screen, you can go to two types of content: games or media. In the games home, youll find your games, PlayStationStore, and other game-related apps. In the media home, youll find music, video, and other non-game related apps.

Switch home screens Switch between games and media.

Search, change your settings, and edit your profile.

Hub Learn more about the game or app you selected, and find related information.

On the PS5 console, the button confirms selected items.

To return to the home screen while your game or app is running, select Home from the control centre, or press and hold the (PS) button on your controller.


ENControl centre Press the (PS) button to open the control centre. You can access a variety of features without leaving your game or app.

Cards Cards show you features and activities related to your games and apps that are available depending on what youre doing at that moment. Select a card to learn more, or jump to the next card.

Controls Select Home to return to your home screen, and Power to turn off your PS5 console. Perform other basic functions here, too.

Get quick access to the functions and settings you use most during gameplay.

Whats on the screen


Lets play

You can play a game that you downloaded from PlayStation Store . Youll get a notification when the game is downloaded and ready to play. Select the game from your games home.

To purchase and download games, youll need to connect your console to the internet and sign in to your account.

PlayStationNetwork and PlayStation Store subject to terms of use and country and language restrictions. Users are responsible for internet service fees. Charges apply for some content and / or services. Users must be 7 years or older and users under 18 require parental consent. Additional age restrictions may apply. Service availability is not guaranteed. Online features of specific games may be withdrawn on reasonable notice - Full terms apply: PSN Terms of Service at

Use your controller

Charge your controller With your PS5 console turned on or in rest mode, use a USB cable to connect your controller to the console. When your console is in rest mode, the light bar on your controller slowly blinks orange. After charging is complete, the light bar turns off.

To charge your controller while your console is in rest mode, go to Settings > System > Power Saving > Features Available in Rest Mode > Supply Power to USB Ports, and select an option other than Off.

Mute your microphone Each time you press the mute button, your mic switches between muted (button lit) and unmuted (button off).

Press and hold the mute button to mute your mic and to turn off sound output from the speakers on your controller and TV. Press the mute button again to return to the original state.

Mute button


Lit : Mic is muted Off : Mic is unmuted Blinking : Mic and sound output are



ENUse multiple controllers You can use up to 4 controllers at once. Press the (PS) button to assign numbers to your controllers. The player indicator lights turn on accordingly. Numbers are assigned in order from 1, and you can determine your controllers number by the number of lights that turn on.

Light bar

Player indicator

(PS) button

Youll need to pair your controller when you use it for the first time (page 5).

When you play a PS4 game, your controllers light bar glows blue, red, green, or pink based on the order that the controller is connected. This is separate from the player indicator.

Turn on your PS5 console with a controller Press the (PS) button on a controller that has finished pairing to turn on your PS5 console.

Use your controller


Shutting down

Caution Disconnect the AC power cord from the electricity supply only when the power indicator is off. If you disconnect it while the power indicator is on solidly or blinking, data might be lost or become corrupted, and you might damage your console.

Put your console in rest mode Your PS5 consoles power saving mode is called rest mode. You can do things like charge your controller via the consoles USB ports, automatically update your system software, and keep your game or app suspended while powered down. To find out which rest mode settings are optimal for you, see the Users Guide (page 13).

For some features, youll need to enable their settings to use them. Go to Settings > System > Power Saving > Features Available in Rest Mode.

Select Power from the control centre, and then select Enter Rest Mode. The power indicator blinks white, and then turns orange. To exit rest mode, press the (PS) button.

Turn off your console completely Select Power from the control centre, and then select Turn Off PS5. The power indicator blinks white, and then the console turns off.

Power indicator

White Console is on.

Orange Console is in rest mode.

Off Console is off.



Further information

Safety Guide Learn how to use your PS5 console safely with the supplied Safety Guide. This printed manual also contains product warranty terms and information about specifications. Be sure to read it before using your console.

Users Guide Find out about everything your PS5 console can do. Learn how to configure settings and how to use each function. From your PS5 consoles home screen, go to Settings > Users Guide, Health and Safety, and Other Information > Users Guide.

Customer Support Website Find online support information such as step by step troubleshooting and frequently asked questions by visiting

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Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

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