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[PS4™ system] Updated 05/18/2015

To ensure your PS4 turns on automatically when downloads are available, please enable the following settings:

  1. From the function area navigate to [Settings]

  2. Scroll down to and select [Power Saving Settings]

  3. Select [Set Functions Available in Stand By mode]

  4. Provided the [Connect to the Internet] setting is also checked, you will have the option to also check [Enable Turning On of PS4 from Network]

  5. Ensure the box is checked:

  6. Note:  If you choose not to use this setting, your purchased content will begin downloading automatically when you next turn on your PS4.

  7. Next, from the [Settings] menu go to [System]

  8. Select [Automatic Downloads and Uploads]

  9. Tick the check box next to [Enable Automatic Downloads and Uploads]

  10. Finally, you need to leave your PS4 in StandBy mode to allow it to turn on and collect any downloads when available. To do this see this article.