How to fix PSN error 8002a537?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

PSN error 8002a537 is a network error that can be caused by a variety of factors, including a slow or unstable internet connection, server issues, or a problem with your PS4 console. This error code can be frustrating and may prevent you from playing your favorite games or using other features of the PS4. There are a few things you can try to fix this error, including restarting your PS4, checking your internet connection, and contacting Sony for assistance.

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1. Restart your PS4 system

  1. First, make sure that your PS4 is turned off and unplugged from the power outlet.
  2. Then, press and hold the power button on the PS4 for about 10 seconds until the PS4 logo appears on the screen.
  3. After the logo appears, release the power button and wait for the PS4 to restart.
  4. Once the PS4 has restarted, sign in with your account name and password.
  5. If you are unable to sign in, please try to restart your PS4 again. If that does not work, please try to contact customer support.

2. Update your PS4 system software to the latest version

  1. Go to the PlayStation®4 home screen.
  2. Select [Settings] from the bottom of the home screen.
  3. Select [System] from the Settings menu.
  4. Select [System Update].
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to update your system software.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Connect your PS4 system to the internet using a LAN cable.
  2. Change your DNS settings.
  3. Change your region.
  4. Perform a clean boot of your PS4 system.
  5. Rebuild your PS4 database.
  6. Initialize your PS4 system.