How To Set Up Your PS4

The in and outs of PS4 set up and general use.


It's been a long time since I last set up a brand new, next-gen console. I think we often forget what that's like; first day update, user profile creation, endless settings, system configuration, and learning a new menu. 

I wanted to write down all of the steps for setting up a new PS4, tell you about some useful settings that are buried deep in the settings menu, and give you some helpful tips to make your first set up process a little less frustrating.

Please let me know if I'm missing anything in the comments below. I'm sorry if some of these things are insultingly simple, but I still feel it's worth having these things written down somewhere.

Originally Published Nov. 18th 2013

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