Learn about the console status indicated by the power indicator lights.
The power indicator lights on PlayStation®5 consoles and PlayStation®4 consoles show colors to indicate a status or error.
The console is powered on.
If your console is powered on but no picture is displayed, please visit PlayStation Repairs for troubleshooting steps.
Powering on takes less time when starting from rest mode than from the powered-off state. You should see the PlayStation® logo on screen while the console powers on.
If your console powers off immediately after turning it on, please visit PlayStation Repairs for troubleshooting steps.
If the indicator light only blinks white, or if the blue light never transitions to solid white, the console is frozen and needs troubleshooting.
Follow the troubleshooting steps below:
Console powering off
The console lights pulse white and then turn off when the console is powering off. While off, the console can't charge controllers, download or install content.
Rest mode is a low-power state in which your console can charge controllers, download and install content. To turn the console on from rest mode, hold down the PS button on a USB-connected or previously-paired controller.
Entering Rest Mode
This light may appear yellow or amber to some. After a few seconds, the console light should stay solid orange.
The console is overheating. Please check the following:
If you're still having issues, visit PlayStation Repairs.
The console is off. While off, the console can't charge controllers, download content, or install content.
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