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Brand new PS4 Pro, loads message saying can’t find application on store

Created 18/07/2019
4 Replies
just bought a brand new PS4 pro and ready to download fortnite and re load my old data however after searching fortnite in the PS4 store and pressing download an error message appears saying cannot find application. I have tried to download via the app instead but get told it is already downloading when it isn’t. Help please as it’s brand new and I’m unsure if I need to take it back


  • mont348


    mont348 18 July, 2019 @ 11:20

    Go to your library on the PS4 and look through the purchased folder and download from there.




    H-ROGER-D 19 July, 2019 @ 18:45

    I'm having literally the exact same problem. I've been ignored on Twitter when then couldnt figure it out. Phoned them and told to email their superiors who are also now ignoring me. Doing It through the library doesnt help. It just says cant find application would you like to look in the playstation store. To which in then says start, and then cant find application again. It's happened with fortnite and black ops 4. Really angry about being ignored when I cant play a game that I have paid for.

  • mont348


    mont348 19 July, 2019 @ 20:04

    Try toggling the systems primary activation to deactivate then activate in account management on the PS4.

    Activate as Your Primary PS4

    Activate your PS4™ system as your primary system, using your account. Activating your system enables these features:

    • Anyone who uses your primary PS4™ system can use applications you purchase from PlayStation™Store.
    • Anyone who uses your primary PS4™ system can enjoy the benefits of your PlayStation®Plus subscription.
    • Your PS4™ system can automatically download content you pre-ordered, or content you've purchased on  (PlayStation App).
    • You can connect to your PS4™ system via the Internet using Remote Play on another device.
    • Anyone who uses your primary PS4™ system can use the themes that you purchase from PlayStation™Store.
    • You can activate only one PS4™ system per account.
    • When you activate a system, other users of the system can use applications and enjoy some of the PlayStation®Plus benefits of your account, even when that user is not logged in.
    • To enjoy certain PlayStation®Plus benefits, you must subscribe to the service. For details, visit the SIE website for your country or region.

    Activating your system

    The PS4™ system you use to sign in to PlayStation™Network for the first time is automatically activated as your primary PS4™ system. To activate your system after you first sign in, select  (Settings) > [Account Management] > [Activate as Your Primary PS4] > [Activate].

    Deactivating your system

    Select  (Settings) > [Account Management] > [Activate as Your Primary PS4] > [Deactivate] on an activated PS4™ system.

    • Deactivate your PS4™ system before transferring or disposing of it.
    • When multiple users have activated the system as their primary PS4™ system, it must be deactivated for each user.
  • WhiteMonkey88


    WhiteMonkey88 20 July, 2019 @ 01:17


    Is it Fortnite that you're having an issue with too?

    Is this the only game you guys are having an issue with?