While some issues are related to your game and could be easily fixed by contacting the developers, others have nothing to do with the game, but rather have some direct relation with your console. In this regard, the PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0 falls in the latter category. We have already covered some of the frequent errors that PS4 users have faced. These included the PS4 Error Code CE-32930-7 and PS4 Cannot Download Corrupted Error CE-36244-9. Likewise, we had also shared the steps to rectify the Error Code WS-37505-0.
And as of now, the aforementioned error seems to be needing immediate attention. This is a type of network error but not related to the Play Station network servers. Even when the servers are up and running, many users are facing this error. Well then what is causing this issue in the first place and more importantly, is there a potential fix for the same? Let’s check it out. Furthermore, we will be mentioning around three different types of fixes, any one of which should do the job for you. But for that, you will have to try out each of the below-mentioned tips until you achieve success. Follow along.
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How to Fix PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0?
To begin with, this ain’t a new error but is there for ages. We managed to find out a Reddit thread about the same issue, which dates back to almost six years ago. As evident from the post, the internet set up, PS4 and the PSN status is all well and good, even then he is being greeted with this error:
If you are among the affected ones as well, then you have come to the right place. Just follow the below tips and the PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0 should be rectified with ease.
Method 1: Enter Network Credentials
More often than not, the error happens due to the issues with the access point or your Internet Service Provider. As a result, users aren’t able to log in to the network and hence keep on facing this issue. So to correct this issue, you will have to access the login page and enter the desired credentials.
To do so, open the PS4 internet browser or the User Guide, which should take you to the login page. Enter the username and password. However, if you don’t have any clue regarding the credentials, you might have to ask the ISP. Or if you are using a private network (usually in schools and offices), then ask the IT admin regarding the ID and password. Once you have logged in, the PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0 should be rectified.
Method 2: Disable Firewall
If there is a firewall enabled, you might be greeted with the said error message. In that case, you will have to take the help of the IT admin. On the other hand, if you are on a home network, you might have to configure a separate router or a stand-alone firewall, if it is present. Furthermore, if any restrictions like parental control and bandwidth limiter are enabled, ask your ISP to disable the same. Access the console and see if the PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0 has been resolved or not. If it’s still there, follow the next method.
Method 3: Content Downloading
Sometimes, users also face this error while downloading content. While the proportion of these users might be far and few in between, yet it couldn’t be ignored. In that case, here are a few things that you could try out:
- Head over to Notifications > Downloads and check if the content is there in the list. If it is there, then delete it from the list, go back to the main menu, and download the content.
- However, if you are having any trouble downloading the content and make a backup USB or PS online storage. Then go to the “safe mode” and rebuild the database “Database 4.Rebulid”.
- When that is done, reload the backup you had made earlier and then retry the download.
- If that doesn’t happen, then head over to the PS4 settings and restart your PS4.
That is it. These were some of the methods to fix the PS4 Connection Error CE-32889-0. In this regard, we have shared three different types of fixes, any one of which should fix the issue. Do let us know which one managed to rectify it. Rounding off, here are some iPhone Tips and Tricks, PC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Trick that you should check out as well.