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PS4 SU-30746-0, SU-42118-6 Error Codes: Fix Them Now!

PS4 SU-30746-0, SU-42118-6 Error Codes

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  • how to protect your data

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PS4 bugs SU-30746-0 and SU-42118-6 have recently become a concern for PS4 users. Since only the error code is displayed on the screen, many users do not know the real cause of the problem.

In this article, you will learn all about PS4 errors SU-30746-0 and SU-42118-6, and also learn how to fix them using the simplest methods without losing a single file.

About Error SU-30746-0

PS4 error SU-30746-0 is an update error where the console cannot find the corresponding firmware update file.

You most likely haven't updated your PS4 for a long time, and the firmware version it runs on is no longer supported by the console.

As a result, you only see a black screen with an error message on the screen: (SU-30746-0)

All you can do is click on the Ok button and nothing else.

1. Reload the Station

First, try restarting your console in safe mode.

To do this, turn off the system completely and do not touch it for one minute.

Then press and hold the power button until it beeps twice. Next, connect your controller to your PS4 and press the PlayStation button. Once the controller is paired with the system, restart the console again. To boot the console into safe mode, press the X button on your controller now. The console now powers up without error code SU-30746-0. If it doesn't and Error Code SU-30746-0 still bothers you, go to the next method.

2. Update PS

Download the latest PS4 firmware and save it to an external USB drive. If your console is online, you can skip this step. Next, go to Safe Mode as described in the previous method and connect the controller to the PS4 via a USB cable. Then press the PlayStation button and go to the Update System Software section. Now press the X button on your controller to select an option, or select Update via Internet if you are using Ethernet. Restart your console to verify that error code SU-30746-0 has been cleared.

3. Initialize Disk

If the previous methods did not help, try initializing the console through Safe Mode.

So, turn off your console completely for a few minutes, press and hold the power button until the console beeps twice.

Connect the PS4 controller to the system using a USB cable and press the PlayStation button. Next, select the Initialize PS4 option, click Yes with the X button. Restart your PS4 console after that.

4. Restore Preferences

To restore the default settings, first shut down your console completely and enter Safe Mode as described above.

Next, connect your PS4 controller with a USB cable and press the PlayStation button. Now, from the list, select the Restore Defaults option and click Yes with the X button.

Fixing SU-42118-6 Issue

When error code SU-42118-6 pops up on consoles, in most cases it makes you stuck in a restart loop.

This error is caused by a broken ribbon connector between the motherboard and the BD-ROM. This often happens after self-cleaning the console, when you are using the wrong PS4 hardware. As a result, the system will not be able to communicate with the BD-ROM. In this case, you need to check the BD-ROM tape connection between the drive and the motherboard, as well as look for broken tabs and replace broken console components if necessary.

Often replacing the hard drive of the PS4 console helps stop users from error code SU-42118-6. If the problem reappears after doing this, you can try to update the console on the replaced hard drive.

Protect Your Game Progress

You can remove the hard drive from the PS4 and connect it like an external hard drive to your computer - then you will be able to recover all information from the drive to any other drive using DiskInternals Partition Recovery.

The application has a unique mechanism - a deep scan of each disk partition, while the damaged file system can be converted at the software level. Recovery is available in both the free version and the paid version with a license, which gives you many privileges and possibilities. For example, you can save data found on other media, and you will be provided with highly qualified technical support 24 hours a day throughout the first year.

And here's how to use this wonderful DiskInternals Partition Recovery application:

Once you install DiskInternals Partition Recovery on your computer, connect the desired disk to it, and then open the application and run the simple and reliable Recovery Wizard. This will help you choose the right drive and the right file formats to search for.

Next comes scanning: simple or deep, the reading mode can also be selected at this stage. This way you can simply view the contents of the disc.

As soon as the results appear on your screen, launch the free preview and see for yourself the quality of the recovery - you will be pleasantly surprised.

Further actions can be performed only after purchasing a license; namely data export and 24/7 technical support.

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