How to Fix PS4 Error SU-30625-6

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There is an error that many PS4 users are currently experiencing worldwide with a recent firmware update. When there is an update for a PS4, there is a notification, but when a user tries to perform the update, he gets a message on the screen that reads “An error has occurred (SU-30625-6)”.

Now the reason behind this is not a network error. Even though the update is related to a firmware update, it was seen that this error mostly occurs due to glitch during the update. This does not mean that anything is wrong with your connection. It is just that sometimes there are interruptions during an installation. And if it is not an interruption, then it might be Sony’s server pushing out a wrong firmware update to your system. Well, whatever may be the case for you, follow this guide, and you should not see this error message during firmware installation again. Here we have included some fixes that have helped some users get rid of this annoying error.

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How to fix PS4 Error Code SU-30625-6?

There are different ways to fix this error depending upon the reason behind you experiencing this error. Since it is not a network error, so you will have to try all the different ways by which the update can be installed. There is more than one way to install an update, and in this guide, we will take a look at all of them. Undoubtedly, one of these methods will do the job for you.

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Update using the safe mode:

In most of the cases, people are having difficulties with the new update installation due to the system’s inability to recognize the pending software update. Whenever a user taps on the update notification, the system tries to install it but sometimes it just merely rejects it. This is mainly because for some bug, and your system is unable to recognize this pending update. In this case, you can try installing the update forcefully by putting your system in Safe mode.

  • Make sure that your PS4 Vanilla, PS4 Slim or PS4 Pro is connected to the Internet.
  • Then check whether you have the update notification in your PS4’s dashboard. If you do, then go to it, press the Option key and from the list of options that pop up choose the Delete option.
  • Now completely turn off the PS4 by pressing and holding on to the power button. Don’t let go off the button until you hear the fans in the back turning off. Simply pressing the power button only hibernates it. For this method to work, you need to shut it off completely.
  • Then press and hold the power button and don’t let go until you hear two beeps this time. The second beep indicates that your console will now go into Safe mode.
  • Now connect your controller to your console using a cable and press the Ps button on your controller to complete the pairing process. You will see this instruction on your screen too.

How to Fix PS4 Error SU-30625-6

  • Once the controller is paired and connected, use your controller to select the third option “Update System Software.”

How to Fix PS4 Error SU-30625-6

  • Then select the option “Update using the Internet”, and it will ask for confirmation.

How to Fix PS4 Error SU-30625-6

  • Give the confirmation, and after that, your update process will initiate by first downloading the file and then installing it.

How to Fix PS4 Error SU-30625-6

If you see the same Error Code SU-30625-6 while installing the update in this manner, then move on to the next potential fix.

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Forcing the update via the Settings menu:

Sometimes a user may face interruptions while downloading the update firmware. If that happens, then the Error Code SU-30625-6 will show up on your screen. So in this method, you will first have to remove the download from the notification bar and then perform the update from the settings menu.

  • Using the left thumbstick, open the Notification bar on your console from the main dashboard menu.
  • Then in the notifications, look for your failed update notification. Once you find it, delete it by going into options and selecting delete using the controller.
  • Now go back to the main dashboard and from there using the bar at the top go to the Settings menu.
  • Once you are in the Settings menu, look for the option System Software Update. Once you find it, select it using your controller.
  • Then follow the instructions that show up on your screen and then install the update on your console.

If for some reason you see the error showing up again during the installation, then try the next solution mentioned below.

Updating in safe mode manually:

This is quite similar to the first method, but the difference is that you won’t use the Internet connection on your PS4 to perform the update. Instead, you will flash the new directly using a USB drive. But there are some definite requirements for this method. You will need a USB drive with storage space of 8 GB or 4 GB at minimum. Then you will need a PC to format and copy the update file.

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  • Firstly plug the USB drive into your PC. Once it is connected, right-click on it and choose the option Format.
  • In the Format menu, set the name to Ps4, file system to FAT32, and allocation unit size to Default.
  • Tick the box for “Perform a quick update” and click on the Ok button.
  • Then create a folder named “UPDATE” in the USB drive.
  • Now go to PlayStation’s website here and download the latest PS4 update file.
  • After the download is complete, copy the file to the UPDATE folder in the USB drive.
  • Now take the USB out of the PC and connect it to your PS4.
  • Then completely turn off the PS4 by pressing and holding on to the power button. Don’t let go off the button until you hear the fans in the back turning off. Simply pressing the power button only hibernates it. For this method to work, you need to shut it off completely.
  • Then press and hold the power button and don’t let go until you hear two beeps this time. The second beep indicates that your console will now go into Safe mode.
  • Now connect your controller to your console using a cable. Press the Ps button on your controller to complete the pairing process.
  • Once the controller is paired and connected, use your controller to select the third option “Update System Software.”
  • Then select the option “Update from USB Storage Device”. It will ask for confirmation here. So give your approval and wait till the process is complete.

Once the installation is done, your PS4 should function correctly on the newly installed update.

So these are all the possible ways by which you can get rid of the annoying PS4 Error Code SU-30625-6 and install the latest update. If you have any questions or queries about this article on PlayStation 4, then comment down below, and we will get back to you. Also, be sure to check out our other articles on iPhone tips and tricks, Android tips and tricks, PC tips and tricks, and much more for more useful information.

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