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To transfer data from your PlayStation 4 (PS4) to your PlayStation 5 (PS5), you can use the following methods:

1. **Using a LAN Cable**:

   - Connect your PS4 and PS5 to the same network using LAN cables.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "System" > "System Software" > "Data Transfer" > "Transfer from PS4."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to start the data transfer process.

   - On your PS4, go to "Settings" > "System" > "Transfer Data to Another PS4."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to prepare your PS4 for data transfer.

   - Once the transfer is complete, your PS5 will have all the data from your PS4, including games, save data, and settings.

2. **Using an External USB Drive**:

   - Back up your PS4 data to an external USB drive. Go to "Settings" > "System" > "Backup and Restore" > "Back Up PS4."

   - Once the backup is complete, disconnect the external USB drive from your PS4.

   - Connect the external USB drive to your PS5.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "System" > "System Software" > "Data Transfer" > "Transfer from a PS4 Backup."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to start the data transfer process.

   - Once the transfer is complete, your PS5 will have all the data from your PS4 backup.

3. **Cloud Saves (PlayStation Plus Required)**:

   - If you have a PlayStation Plus subscription, you can upload your PS4 save data to the cloud and then download it to your PS5.

   - On your PS4, go to "Settings" > "Application Saved Data Management" > "Saved Data in System Storage" > "Upload to Online Storage."

   - Select the games you want to upload and follow the on-screen instructions to upload your save data to the cloud.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "Saved Data and Game/App Settings" > "Saved Data (PS4)" > "Cloud Storage."

   - Select the games you want to download and follow the on-screen instructions to download your save data from the cloud to your PS5.

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To transfer data from your PlayStation 4 (PS4) to your PlayStation 5 (PS5), you can use the following methods:

1. **Using a LAN Cable**:

   - Connect your PS4 and PS5 to the same network using LAN cables.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "System" > "System Software" > "Data Transfer" > "Transfer from PS4."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to start the data transfer process.

   - On your PS4, go to "Settings" > "System" > "Transfer Data to Another PS4."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to prepare your PS4 for data transfer.

   - Once the transfer is complete, your PS5 will have all the data from your PS4, including games, save data, and settings.

2. **Using an External USB Drive**:

   - Back up your PS4 data to an external USB drive. Go to "Settings" > "System" > "Backup and Restore" > "Back Up PS4."

   - Once the backup is complete, disconnect the external USB drive from your PS4.

   - Connect the external USB drive to your PS5.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "System" > "System Software" > "Data Transfer" > "Transfer from a PS4 Backup."

   - Follow the on-screen instructions to start the data transfer process.

   - Once the transfer is complete, your PS5 will have all the data from your PS4 backup.

3. **Cloud Saves (PlayStation Plus Required)**:

   - If you have a PlayStation Plus subscription, you can upload your PS4 save data to the cloud and then download it to your PS5.

   - On your PS4, go to "Settings" > "Application Saved Data Management" > "Saved Data in System Storage" > "Upload to Online Storage."

   - Select the games you want to upload and follow the on-screen instructions to upload your save data to the cloud.

   - On your PS5, go to "Settings" > "Saved Data and Game/App Settings" > "Saved Data (PS4)" > "Cloud Storage."

   - Select the games you want to download and follow the on-screen instructions to download your save data from the cloud to your PS5.

These methods allow you to transfer your games, save data, and settings from your PS4 to your PS5, making the transition to the new console smoother and preserving your progress in games.
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