Enable Automatic Download and Install of PS4 System Software

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To ensure you're one of the first to receive the update, please make sure the following settings are enabled on your PlayStation 4:
  1. From the function area go to [Settings] and press the X button
    step 1

  2. Select [Power Saving Settings] > [Set Functions Available in Rest Mode]
    step 2

  3. Ensure the [Stay Connected to the Internet] setting is also checked
    step 3

  4. Next, from the [Settings] menu go to [System] > [Automatic Downloads and Uploads]
    step 4

  5. Tick the check box for both [System Software Update Files] and [Install Automatically]
    step 5

  6. Finally, you need to leave your PS4 in rest mode to allow automatic downloads and uploads to take place when you’re not using the system.

To enter rest mode:
  1. Press and hold the PS button to view the Quick Menu.
  2. Select [Enter Rest Mode] and press the X button.
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