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PS4 error code NP-34957-8

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By Genesis and SheilaUpdated on June 4th, 2022

What is 'PS4 error code NP-34957-8'?

PS4 error code NP-34957-8 is an error that appears to be a server communication error. It may indicate that the PlayStation Network is undergoing maintenance, according to their website. Users may get a message like "Cannot connect to the server to verify the license" or "Access denied, you don't have permission to access email on this server."

How can you fix 'PS4 error code NP-34957-8'?

Some of the common fixes include:

  • Checking the PlayStation Network or game server for maintenance

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

1. Check the PlayStation Network or game server for maintenance

"PS4 error np-34957-8" may either be caused by PSN server that is under maintenance or under heavy user, which causes too much traffic. Check it here to confirm if they are under maintenance or flooded by users. Wait until the server is up. Also, check for game updates or PlayStation System Update.

NOTE: If the PSN or the game server is up, and you still encounter the error, please turn off your device then unplug it for at least three minutes to power cycle your PlayStation.