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[Fixed] PS4 Error Code CE-36329-3 Issue [NEW]


A few PlayStation 4 owners are currently reporting error code CE-36329-3. The PS4 turns off after displaying the message “An error has occurred in the system software. (CE-36329-3).” Sometimes a simple reboot resolves this error CE 36329 3, but other times it won’t. Read how to fix error code CE-36329-3 on PS4 and other details.

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What is PS4 Error Code CE-36329-3?

This error occurs when the PS4 system fails to operate properly. Players face issues like PS4 system freeze, restart loop, and sometimes systems stop working completely.


Causes of PS4 Error CE-36329-3 and Why Does Error CE-36329-3 Happen?

The error happens when the PS4 system fails to operate due to data corruption or data conflict. However, there are some other reasons also like power issues, hardware failure, corrupted CMOS date, and more.

Quick Fix for Error CE-36329-3 on PS4

If this is happening to you for the first time, just restart the game and the issue will be fixed. Sometimes you need to reboot the PS4 to fix this issue.

However, if the problem still persists, you need to first turn off the PS4, unplug the power cable, and leave it unplugged for 3 minutes. Afterward, plug in the cable and turn on the PS4.


How to Error Code CE-36329-3?

Check PS4 and PS5 system software update

PlayStation 4

  1. First, make sure your PS4 is connected to the internet, and go to Settings > System Software Update.

If there is a new update, follow the on-screen instructions to download and install the update.

PlayStation 5

  1. First, make sure your PS5 is connected to the internet, and go to Settings > System > System Software > System Software Update and Settings > Update System Software.

Clear your PS4 and PS5 cache.

Follow the steps below to Clear the PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 cache.

  1. Press and hold the PlayStation button on your controller.
    Select “Turn Off PS4”.
  2. Let the PS4 fully power down and wait for 10 to 20 seconds.
  3. Restart the PlayStation 4.

Some Other Methods to Fix Error Code CE-36329-3

Rebuild the PS4 Database

Rebuilding the PS4 database can resolve lots of problems that happen because of the corruption of data.

How to Rebuild PS4 Database?

Restart the PS4 in safe mode, and pick option 5, then follow the on-screen instructions.


[Safe Mode] Initialize the console via Safe Mode

  1. Power off the console and leave it off for around one minute.
  2. Press and hold the Power button, and stop pressing after the console beeps twice.
  3. Connect your PS4 controller to the system with the use of a USB cable and pair them by pressing the PlayStation button.
  4. Next, select Initialize PS4 (Reinstall System Software).
  5. Click on the Yes button and hit X.
  6. Finally, restart the PS4 console.

Restore the PS4 to default settings in Safe Mode

  1. Turn off your console completely.
  2. Next, press and hold down the Power button and wait until the system beeps twice.
  3. In the Safe Mode, attach your PS4 controller using a USB cable.
  4. Press the PlayStation button to pair it to the console.
  5. Scroll down and select the Restore Default Settings option.
  6. Click on Yes with the X button, and this will restore the console to default settings.

Clear CMOS memory

You can clear the PS4 CMOS memory. This also fixes the error CE-36329-3 for some users.

A future console firmware update will fix the PS4 and PS5 error code CE-36329-3 issue.