Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3

First method:

  1. At the very beginning switch off the PlayStation 3 by holding down the Power key for a few seconds.Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3
  2. Wait until your device is completly switched off.
  3. Then press and hold the Power key for a few seconds.Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3
  4. You have to release held button as soon as you hear two beeps. The first one when you first press, and the seconds on about 5-8 seconds later.
  5. Afterwards connect the DualShock 4 controller by using the USB cable.
  6. Then press the PS button on the controller.Factory Reset SONY PlayStation 3
  7. From the following menu scrol down to Restore PS3 System and confirm it by pressing X key.Wipe data SONY PlayStation 3
  8. Confirm the whole operation if you are asked to
  9. Well done! The factory reset has just been performed.

Second method:

  1. First of all, hold down the Power key to switch on your Playstation.Hard Reset SONY PlayStation 3
  2. Then press the Right key on your pad in order to select Settings and open it.
  3. Afterwards from the following options choose Initialization.Format SONY PlayStation 3
  4. Then select Initialize PS4 and choose Full options (it's the recommended one).Restore SONY PlayStation 3
  5. Confirm the whole operation by tapping Initialize one more time and Yes to begin the operation.Remove Screen Lock SONY PlayStation 3
  6. Excellent! The factory reset is done.

Hard Reset will erase all of your data
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.

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