The release of Sony’s latest fifth-generation console has taken the gaming industry by storm. Offering many improvements and enhancements over its previous counterpart PS4 like, 60FPS support, 4K video quality, and various upcoming exclusive titles. Along with many promising features Sony has planned for PS5 like supporting 8K resolution, HDR support, firmware updates, and improved AMD APU.
You’ve just bought your PS5 hoping to play many amazing games and having issues like Black Screen after logo with big text shown on your screen with No Signal Detected? You’re not the only one as multiple users have encountered this issue and are unhappy about it. However, all hope is not lost as there are a couple of workarounds that you can try to get your PS5 to boot and enjoy your gaming session. Here’s how to Fix PS5 No Signal & Black Screen HDMI Issues and what are the causes of this issue.
How to Fix PS5 No Signal & Black Screen HDMI Issues?
Various factors contribute to this error showing up on your console. Usually, it means that there might be an issue with your HDMI cable or ports not working properly. And another might be that your TV doesn’t support PS5, which leads to PS5 not showing up, so make sure to thoroughly check your HDMI cables and verify that the sockets have current in them and TV that might be the reason for the black screen.
Why does your PS5 causing black screen?
The cause of the black screen on your PS5 has many reasons for doing so, and we’ll be listing some of the causes that are preventing your PS5 from booting up.
- No power, faulty power cable
- Faulty Disc
- Software Glitch
- Dusty/Damaged HDMI Ports
- Faulty HDMI Cable
- Hardware Issue
So make sure that your PS5 doesn’t have any of those issues mentioned above and try booting it up again.
Unplug your PS5
To fix black screen problems, you have to unplug your PlayStation 5. Press and hold down the power button on your PS5 until you hear two beeps. Then Unplug the power cord, HDMI cable, and every cable of your PS5 from your TV and console. Wait for 10 to 15 minutes and then plug everything back up and see if it’s fixed.
Boot PS5 into Safe Mode
With your PS5 turned off completely, press and hold down the power button until you hear two beeps. A message will pop up asking you to connect the controller and press the PS button. You’ll see several options on the screen to try, if you can see the menu on the screen, you probably had issues with your resolution or the HDCP. You can change the resolution to Automatic and see if the black screen problem is resolved. If not, you can try updating your system software or select Clear Cache and Rebuild Database. You can also select Reset PS5 as a last resort if the fixes above didn’t work for you.