How To Hard Reset Ps4. Turn off the PS4 controller. Factory reset your PS4 via Safe Mode Turn off the PS4.
Choose Deactivate and then manually restart the console. Power on the PS4 by holding the power button down and keeping it held down. Turn over the DualShock 4 controller and locate at the small hole near the left shoulder button.
To reinstall the system software on your PS4 follow these steps.
In order to perform a hard reset you need a paper clip or a similar object to press the button. Next press the button for about 5 seconds. Create another new folder. As you might have expected backing up your console is your first priority before you attempt to restore your PS4 to factory settings.