How to Fix PS4 Error CE-36329-3?

Currently, a small number of PlayStation 4 customers are receiving the error code CE-36329-3. After showing the notice “An error has occurred in the system software. (CE-36329-3),” the PS4 shuts down and shuts off. Sometimes a simple reboot is sufficient to fix the CE 36329 3 issue, but other times it is not. Learn how to resolve the problem number CE-36329-3 on the PlayStation 4 as well as additional facts.

What is PS4 Error Code CE-36329-3?

This issue happens when the PS4 system is unable to function as intended by the user. Players have reported difficulties such as PS4 system freezes, restart loops, and systems that have entirely stopped operating.

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

The problem occurs when the PS4 system is unable to function properly as a result of data corruption or conflict. However, there are a variety of additional causes for this, including power difficulties, hardware failure, a corrupted CMOS date, and so forth.

Quick Fix for Error CE-36329-3 on PS4

If this is the first time that this has happened to you, just restart the game and the problem will be resolved. It is sometimes necessary to restart the PS4 in order to resolve this problem.

However, if the issue continues, you must first switch off the PS4, unhook the power line, and leave it unplugged for 3 minutes before proceeding. After that, connect the cable and switch on the PlayStation 4.

How to Error Code CE-36329-3?

Check PS4 and PS5 system software update

PlayStation 4

  • 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

  • Ensure that your PlayStation 5 is connected to the internet, then go to Settings > System > System Software > System Software Update and Settings > Update System Software to perform the necessary updates.

Clear your PS4 and PS5 cache.

  • Hold down the PlayStation button on your controller for a few seconds.
  • Select “Turn Off PS4” from the drop-down menu.
  • After allowing the PS4 to completely go down, wait 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Restart the PlayStation 4 if necessary.

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

Rebuild the PS4 Database

Rebuilding the PS4 database might help to fix a variety of issues that arise as a result of data corruption on the system.

How to Rebuild PS4 Database?

Start the PS4 in safe mode by selecting option 5 from the menu bar, and then following the on-screen instructions.

[Safe Mode] Initialize the console via Safe Mode

  • Turn off the console and keep it unplugged for about one minute.
  • Press and hold the Power button for a few seconds, then release the button when the console beeps twice.
  • Make a connection between your PS4 controller and the system via a USB cable, and then link the two devices by pressing the PlayStation button.
  • Select Initialize PS4 from the drop-down menu (Reinstall System Software).
  • Select Yes from the drop-down menu and press X.
  • Last but not least, restart the PlayStation 4 system.

Restore the PS4 to default settings in Safe Mode

  • Completely turn off your console’s power.
  • Press and hold down the Power button for a few seconds until the system beeps twice, then release the button.
  • Connect your PS4 controller to your computer via a USB cord while in Safe Mode.
  • To link it with the system, press the PlayStation button on the controller.
  • Scroll down to the Restore Default Settings option, which can be found at the bottom of the page.
  • Select Yes using the X button on your keyboard, and the console will be restored to its original settings.

Clear CMOS memory

You have the option of clearing the PS4’s CMOS memory. For certain users, this also resolves the error code CE-36329-3.

The PS4 and PS5 error code CE-36329-3 problem will be resolved in a future console firmware update.

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