Ask: replacing ps4 hdd, backup/restore

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  1. Ethan2
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    Hi there,
    I just want to upgrade my PS4 hdd to 2TB... But before upgrading I want to be sure if I change my hdd I loss everything that I bought on psn ???
    I mean I have many digital games on my account... Yes I know I own these games.. But my question is I have to redownload that games after upgrading ????
    What back ups do for me ??? If I full backup my system. After upgrading my hdd can I restore games ???? Without redownloading????
     
  2. laudern

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    Once you take out the hdd of the ps4 you will have to re-download everything again. The only way around this I would imagine would be to connect both of the hdd to a computer and make a mirror image of the old hdd to your new hdd.
     
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    If I have to re-download everyrhing then whats back up used for :(
     
  4. laudern

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    Are you referring to a PSN cloud backup?
     
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    No, USB backup
     
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    Well you must be able to back up your internal hdd to a usb hdd.

    You could probably google the answer in less time than waiting for me to give you bad advice sorry about that
     
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    Thank u alot... I did backup today :)
     
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    I just realised that you are in Iraq. I'm amazed that you guys have the ps4! How do you buy your games???
     
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    I am from Kurdistan of iraq. I mean I am not arab ayam kurdish.... We are buying games from store normally but here clwe cant find any sony services here... infact most of games we can buy before its official release date like black ops3 ac syndicate and so on... But i do love to buy it digital version... We create US account it means we have psn account.... Any more question u have about us. Our life or anything feel free to ask :)
     
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    Well that's pretty good. What kind of internet do you have? How fast is it?

    Sorry it is just odd to me. The pictures of your country we see on the news is not what you'd consider, tech savy. Do you have Walmart type shops?
     
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    Our internet is not as fast as your.. I think fastest internet in our land is 12Mbps.. Its slow but not so slow. I dowloaded need for speed 15GB for about 8 hours...
    No we do not have services like walmarts before.. But now we have some services like boombeene, boomex, pala mall and Xara.. They do things like walmart but its new for us not much people using it right now... And as I said before I am from kurdistan state... Not exactly Iraq... Kurdistan is country that divoded on five country, iraq, turkey, syria and iran...

    Amd u welcome for any question u have u can ask. But sorry for my bad english
     
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    Here in Quebec, we pay a lot for internet and we get almost nothing, I don't know how much you pay for your 12Mbps
    When I realised what they get in France I was like WTF IS THAT!!!!!
    Here we pay like 50$/month for a 30Mbps connection, and that's the average. Rich people pays 125$/month for a 200Mbps
    And when I say 30Mbps/200Mbps, it's 30Mbps Maximum

    In france, they provide this kind of internet :
    20Euro/month, you get 100Mbps MINIMUM
    24Euro/month, you get 200Mbps MINIMUM
    29Euro/month, you get 500Mbps MINIMUM

    ONCE, SOME FRENCH GUY SHOWN ME HIS INTERNET STATS, IT WAS AT 980Mbps
    ALMOST 1Gbps
    HE TOLD ME THAT HE USUALLY DOWNLOAD 1GB IN ABOUT 10 SECONDS...
    I WAS LIKE WHAAAAAAAAAT!!!!
    i NEED MINUTES TO DOWNLOAD 1GB AND YOU TELL ME THAT YOU CAN DOWNLOAD TB IN THE SAME TIME??!?!?!?!?!?!???!?!
     
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    U r much better than me bro.... We almost pay 45-59$ per month for 5Mbps
    And on some Cities they pay almost 45$ for 12Mbps... Internet in our land is very slow but still better than previous years...
    But.... Wait! What did u just said ??? Downloading 1GB in only 10 seconds ??? MAN we count ours for downloading 1GB ... Black ops 3 on ps4 was 40GB (i think) it took me to wait about 2 nights and two days untill download finished :(


    But another thing... Our internet is unlimited
     
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    Theirs too,
    But ours isn't, we generally pay an extra 10$/month to get unlimitted download/upload
     
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    But your internet is still better than us... Ur internet is very fast and thats good....
    Lets talk about upload speed.. Mine is 120Kbps hahaha... We only can upload images.. It takes time to video to be uploaded
     
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    for a 30Mbps service, you get 10Mbps as upload speed,
    In France, with the 500Mbps service, they get 200Mbps as upload speed (MINIMUM)
     
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    10$? I'm guessing you're with Videotron right? If so then i am with Videotron as well and i do wish they would just move their butt and upgrade all the connection speed to something that's really worth it.
     
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    Yea me too, in USA, some states have the Google Fiber, which is around 1-2Gbps as download speed.
    But as @Ethan2 said, there are far worse connection around the world, like in Iraq, where he lives, where 12Mbps is the best you can get.
     
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    So
    So just talked about 1Gbps download speed ??? Are you serious???? Are you from earth or :o ???? I never believed if that speed exist
     
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