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How to Fix PS5 Error Code WS-116522-7?[Solved]


Some players are currently reporting PS5 error code WS-116522-7. Since the last PlayStation 5 firmware update, players are facing this issue while downloading or installing the latest update. Today, we have posted a few fixes for the PS5 error WS-116522 7 issue. Read more details here.

What is error code WS-116522-7?

PS5 error WS-116522-7 occurs when the PlayStation console fails to install the latest system software update. This happens when the console fails to read the files or connect to the internet.

How to fix error code WS-116522-7?

  1. Restart your console.
  2. Clear your console cache. Read how to clear PlayStation 5

Update PS4’s system software

To update via the Internet

  • Restart your PlayStation 5, and connect to the Internet using a wired connection as much as possible, and configure the network settings again.
  • When using a wireless connection, review the installation location bringing your PS5 closer to your router or removing anything interrupting the connection between the devices.
  • Turn off your router and modem, and wait at least 5 minutes, then restart it.

To update via a USB storage device

  • Download the latest version of the system software.
  • Make sure the file name and save location are correct.

To update with a game disc

  • Ensure there are no fingerprints, smudges, or scratches.
  • If there are any dirt or prints, clean the disc with a soft clean cloth such as glasses cleaning cloth and wipe it from the center to the edges.

A fix for error WS-116522-7 for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 will be released soon.