Find out how to set up automatic downloads and updates for games and system software on PS5™ consoles and PS4™ consoles.
To allow auto-downloads and updates, set your console to stay connected to the Internet when in rest mode and install update files automatically. Enable automatic downloads and make sure to leave your console in rest mode when not in use.
Selecting Enable Turning On PS5 from Network from this menu allows you to use PlayStation App or Remote Play to turn on your PS5 console while it's in rest mode.
Turning on Install Update Files Automatically lets your console install system software updates automatically while in rest mode, so your console is up to date and ready to go the next time you play.
When you turn on Auto-Install, the next time you turn on your PS5 console, your games and apps will be updated to their latest versions.
When you don't want to close your suspended game or app, only turn on Auto-Download.
Press the PS button to open the control centre and select Power > Enter Rest Mode. You can also press the console's power button once to enter rest mode.
Select a setting for steps.
Go to Settings > Power Saving Settings > Set Features Available in Rest Mode.
Turn on Stay Connected to the Internet and Enable Turning On PS4 from Network.
Selecting Enable Turning On PS4 from Network from this menu allows you to use PlayStation App or Remote Play to turn on your PS4 console while it's in rest mode.
Press and hold the PS button to open the Quick Menu and select Power > Enter Rest Mode. The power indicator on the PlayStation 4 console will turn orange.
Once you have enabled auto-downloads and updates, remote downloads are available when purchasing content through PlayStation Store online or on mobile.
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