Friday, December 9, 2022

How To Fix PS4 Error CE-34878-0?

While attempting to play a game, your PS 4 may unexpectedly show you the error CE-34878-0.

This mainly happens if the game you are trying to play has crashed.

Follow this step-by-step guide when you get error CE-34878-0 on your PS4 and fix the issue.

We have shown a VIDEO walk through at the end of the post for easy solution.

1) Reboot Your PS4 Gaming Console & The Controller

To fix error CE 34878-0, reboot your PlayStation 4 and the PS4 controller. This will help them reconnect and function again.

To do so, follow the steps given below:

  • Turn off the controller and the PS4 gaming console. Wait for a few minutes.
  • First, restart the PS4 console and then restart the controller. Launch the game and if the error occurs again, go to the next solution.

2) Update The Problematic Game 

Sometimes the game files may be bugged and crash, showing error code CE-34878-0. So, update the game and install the latest game patches.

Follow the steps to update the game updates from the PS4 Settings:

  • Open PS4. From the Home Screen, highlight the particular game that is showing the error.
  • From the Controller, press Options and then Check for Updates.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to install the game updates.
  • Restart the PlayStation 4 and then launch the game. If this time also you get the same error, then reinstall the game.

3) Reinstall The Particular Game

If an update cannot fix the problem, then reinstall the problematic game freshly.

But make sure to save your game data if you do not want to lose the game progress.

Now, follow the instructions given below to reinstall the game on PS4:

  • Open PS4 Settings and then go to the Application Saved Data Management.


  • If you want to save the data on the PS4, then click on Saved Data in System Storage.
  • If you are using a USB storage device, then click on Saved Data on USB Storage Device. Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the process.
  • Next, open PS4 Settings and go to System Storage Management.
  • Select Applications and highlight the game.
  • Click on Options and then select Delete. Reboot the console and try to launch the game.

4) Update PlayStation System Software 

If the OS is outdated, then this can also be the reason why the PS4 error CE-34878-0 appears on your console.

So update the PlayStation System Software, and this can fix the problem.

Follow the steps given below:

  • First, make sure the PS4 is connected to stable internet. Open the PS4 Settings & go to System Software Update.
  • If there is any update available, click on the Update button. Wait till the process gets completed.


  • From the Home Screen, select Notifications and then go to the Downloads section.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to install the updates. Launch the game and check if the problem is solved. If not, then go to the next step.

5) Initialize Your PS4

If the above process did not fix the PS4 error, then initialize your gaming console.

This will delete all the data saved on the PS4 and refresh it. So, you want back up your important data.

Follow the steps given below to initialize the PS4 console:

  • From PS4 settings, click on the Initialization option.


  • Next, select Initialize PS4 >Full and follow the on-screen prompts to finish the process.
  • You can restore your saved data from the USB device after the process finishes.
  • Try to relaunch the game and if you see any further error, go to the next step.

6) Disconnect the PlayStation Camera

Sometimes the camera connected to the PS4 gaming console can trigger the PS4 error.

So, disconnect the camera and check if this can fix the problem. To do so, follow this step-by-step guide:

  • From PS4 Settings, go to Devices and select the Turn off Device option.
  • Click on the Camera & turn it off. Restart the PS4.
  • Next, open the PS4 Settings and then select User. Then click on Login Settings.
  • Uncheck the box next to the Enable Face Recognition option. Open the game again, and this time, it should not show errors.

7) Contact PS Support Team

If nothing helps to fix the error PS4 CE-34878-0 , then contact the PS Support Team and report your problem.

Follow the instructions provided by them to fix the problem.

Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs]

Here are some commonly asked questions by PS4 users. Have a look!

1. How do I fix error CE-34878-0 on PS4?

To fix the error code on PS4, restart the gaming console, update the game, reinstall the game, disconnect the PS camera, initialize the console, and use the original HDD.

2. Why do my games keep crashing on PS4?

The games may crash on PS 4 and show errors if the game is bugged, the PS4 console is not updated, you are not using the original HDD, the PS camera is connected to the PS4 console, and so on.

3. How to fix error CE 34788 0?

To fix the error, hard reset the PS4, reinstall the problematic game, use the original hard disk drive, disconnect the PS camera, and update the gaming console.

Closing Up

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Sanchita Das
Sanchita Das
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