There are often many instances where the PS5 randomly stops working and ceases to function at all, if you’re new to all of this, you might find it overwhelming if you have no idea what’s causing it. Issues like Black Screen, No Signal Detected, and HDMI port not working as intended can cause frustrations to players. If you’re also going through the same scenarios then worry not, as they can be easily solved with handy methods and the right information and we’ll describe every key remedy on how to get your PS5 working as intended without delving into more complicated hardware stuff.
How to fix HDMI port not working in PS5
Before we get into more on fixing the HDMI port not working in PS5, you need to make sure that you completely power off the console to fix it. You can do this by holding the power button until you hear two beeps. Once it’s been turned off, you can go ahead and remove all of the cables on the backside to power cycle the console. Once you’ve unplugged everything, check to see if your HDMI port is not damaged. There might be some dust left that’s causing this, so you can clean the debris using a compressor. Also if you’re having trouble with your TV or monitor, unplug them as well and wait for 5 to 10 minutes and plug them back in again.
Plugin your HDMI cable in your PlayStation 5 and TV/Monitor back into your power outlet and make sure that you have the right input selected on your TV. Verify it by switching from HDMI number 1 to HDMI number 2 and see if the PS5 screen is showing up.
Boot your PS5 into safe mode
If your display and cables are perfectly working for your ps5 and TV both. You can boot into the safe mode in your console. To do this, make sure that the PS5 is completely turned off and no lights are emitting out of it. After that, hold down the power button until you hear 2 beeps and your PS5 will power up. If done right, a message will pop up on your screen that says “Connect the controller using the USB cable and then press the PS button”. After pressing it, you’ll have multiple options. If you have a display problem, you can change it in the “Change Video Output” option and select the “Change Resolution” so that the PlayStation adjusts to your TV or monitor. You can also select “Change HDCP mode” and change it to “HDCP 1.4 only” that’ll fix the display issue. If everything fails, you can choose the “Reset PS5” option, that’ll fix any display problem.