How To Restore Licenses on PS5

How To Restore Licenses on PS5 and Why You Would Want To

Knowing how to restore licenses on PS5 can be very useful when trying to fix issues like not being able to boot up games, games having a padlock on them, or crashing problems. Thankfully there’s an easy way to help solve these issues. Here’s how to restore licenses on PlayStation 5 and an explanation of what restoring licenses does.

How to restore licenses on PS5

To restore licenses on PS5, users must:

  1. Navigate to the PS5 Settings menu.
  2. Select “Users and Accounts,” then choose “Other.”
  3. The “Restore Licenses” option can then be chosen.

Once the restoring licenses process has begun, it will take some time. Restoring Licenses can take many minutes, especially if you have a lot of games in your library.

What does restoring licenses do?

Restoring licenses on PS5 syncs your game library info with information on the PlayStation server.

Hitting the “Restore Licenses” option is usually a good first step to troubleshooting issues with accessing your digital games, especially if the PS5 is not your primary console. It can also help with PlayStation Store errors that prevent you from buying games.

For more PS How guides, here’s how to fix echo on the PS5 microphone. And here’s how to fix the PS5 “Suspending game in 15 minutes” error.