PS4 error code SU-42481-9

PS4 error code SU-42481-9 is an error that may occur when attempting a firmware update. It may be due to a corrupted firmware software.

Staff Asked on September 16, 2018 in Playstation.
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3 Solution(s)

Solution 1. Restart PS4

“PS4 error code SU-42481-9” might have encountered a problem when updating the firmware. A power cycle might able to help to fix the problem. To power cycle PS4, turn off the console and unplug it for at least 30 seconds and then turn it on.

Try to update it first using the PS4 System Software Update.

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If the error still exists use the Safe mode Update System software.

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Solution 2. Safe Mode Rebuild Database

If the error “PS4 error code SU-42481-9” still arise the problem could be the firmware. It could be corrupt. Try to Rebuild the database to verify the integrity of the firmware. See it here on a YouTube video to access Safe mode or see instructions below.

  1. Reboot the PlayStation 4.
  2. Connect your PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller using the USB cable.
  3. Press and hold the power button for at least 7 seconds. The second beep is the indicator to release the power button,
  4. Press PS button on the controller.

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  5. You should be able to access the safe mode. Please select Rebuild Database.
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Solution 3. Initialize PS4

If the “PS4 error code SU-42481-9” continues you may want to restore your console to factory default settings using  Initialize PS4 in Safe mode. Warning it some file or all files might be deleted on this process. Please back up your save files and other data. To Initialize PS4, using the instruction in solution 2 to access Safe mode select number “6. Initialize PS4” and if it doesn’t work select number “7. Initialize PS4 (Reinstall System Software).”

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If the issue persists, send your PS4 to the nearest service center for warranty service or repair.

Staff Answered on September 16, 2018.
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