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PlayStation4 system software update version 2.57

Author: Administrator Date: 22.09.15 Language:

About PlayStation®4 system software update version 2.57 (including 2.55, 2.51 and 2.50)

PS4™ system software version 2.57 was released on July 22, 2015. This version adds or updates the following features:

Main features in system software update 2.57

New for 2.57, 2.55 and 2.51

  • System software stability during use of some features has been improved.


New for 2.50

  • "PSNSM" has been renamed as "PlayStation™Network".
  • The PS4™ system can now keep applications suspended while in rest mode. Set a checkmark in [Keep Application Suspended] under Settings (Settings) > [Power Save Settings] > [Set Functions Available in Rest Mode].
  • You can now back up data stored on a PS4™ system to a USB storage device. Select Settings (Settings) > [System] > [Back Up and Restore].
  • You can now adjust accessibility settings such as zoom and button assignments. Select Settings (Settings) > [Accessibility].
  • You can now upload video clips to Dailymotion™.

Other new or revised features in version 2.50


  • You can now test the connection speed when you start Share Play as a host. You can check whether your Internet connection speed is sufficient for Share Play.
  • You can now adjust the video resolution and frame rate settings for Share Play. Select [Video Quality for Share Play] in the party settings screen.


  • Screenshots of scenes when you earn trophies are now saved automatically.
  • You can now share trophy details and screenshots of scenes when you earn trophies.
  • The following features have been added to the options menu of  (Trophies).
    • You can now search the Internet for details about your trophies.
    • You can now sort trophies by [Earned Date], [Not Earned], or [Grade].
    • You can now delete trophies with 0% achievement progress.


  • You can now upgrade a sub account to a master account. [Upgrade Your Account] is displayed in Settings (Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Account Information] when the sub account user becomes old enough to create a master account.
  • If your Sony Entertainment Network account and Facebook® account are linked, users who are your Facebook® friends are now displayed as players you may know. Select [Players You May Know] in Settings (Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Privacy Settings] > [Connecting with Friends] or [Protecting Your Information].
  • [Text Drop Shadow] has been added to Settings (Settings) > [Themes]. When text is hard to read, you can add a shadow style to improve readability.
  • PS4™ system software can now be updated automatically. Set a checkmark in [System Software Update Files] and [Install Automatically] under Settings (Settings) > [System] > [Automatic Downloads and Uploads]. 


  • [Discover] has been added to  (Notifications). You can see tips on using the PS4™ system.


  • You can now use the touch pad to operate playback of videos on discs.
    • You can flick left or right on the touch pad to move 15 seconds back or 15 seconds forward.
    • You can play video from a specific point by clicking the touch pad button and then dragging left or right on the touch pad to specify a chapter or time.
  • You can now enter up to 140 characters for your self-introduction in your profile.
  • When you send a Friend request to a player whose real name is displayed, your real name is now also displayed when the player accepts your Friend request.

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  • Do not download or install the update using data other than the official update file provided online by Sony Computer Entertainment. Do not download or install updates by methods other than those described in the system documentation or on this website. If you download or install update data from a different source, by a different method, or on a system that has been altered or modified in any way, the system might not operate properly and might not be able to install the official update data. Any of these actions can void the system warranty and affect your ability to obtain warranty services and repair services from Sony Computer Entertainment.
  • Do not install system software soon before or soon after a power outage.
  • Do not turn off your system during the installation. Interrupting the installation can cause your system to be damaged.
  • You might not be able to use some applications or content without first updating the system software.