Learn how to manage your PlayStation®4 storage space and game save data using PS Plus online storage, PS4 system storage and USB storage.
To manage your PS4 Save Data, go to Settings > Application Saved Data Management.
If you would like to access an application's PlayStation Plus online storage save data from the content launcher or Library, highlight the application, press the OPTIONS button and select Upload/Download.
There are multiple ways to free up memory when installing a new game. If you would like to install the game to the PS4 system storage, you may need to delete some applications. Don't worry, you won't lose access to any deleted games — you can redownload the application from your Library whenever you like.
If you don't want to delete the existing games in PS4 system storage, you can download the new game using an external HDD, or upgrade the existing PS4 HDD. Please select the appropriate guide below for further instructions.
You can copy saved data to a USB storage device that is connected to the PS4 system. Saved data that you copy can be used as a backup. You can also copy saved data from the USB storage device to another PS4 and continue playing your games. Please note, you must be signed in to PlayStation Network to use this feature.
"Do you want to overwrite this saved data" will display if the file you're copying already exists on the USB storage device.
The date and time shown for each version will help you determine which is the most recent save. Select Yes to replace the version in USB storage. Select No to cancel the copy.
"Do you want to overwrite this saved data" will display if the file already exists in system storage.
The date and time shown for each version will help you determine which is the most recent save. Select Yes to replace the version in system storage or No to cancel the download.
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