PlayStation 5

How to Fix PS5 WS-116522-7 Error Code?

Just like the previous console, Sony’s next-gen console PlayStation 5 is also facing a lot of errors that affects the overall performance of the unit. One of these errors that PS5 owners may encounter is the WS-116522-7 error code.

What does WS-116522-7 error code mean on PS5? How do you fix this kind of console error? In this guide, we will be sharing you all the details that we know on how you can troubleshoot and fix the WS-116522-7 error code.

What is WS-116522-7 Error Code

The WS-116522-7 error code on PS5 is one of the web server errors that PlayStation 5 may experience. This error code is accompanied by the following notification on your screen:

The system software is the update failed.

PlayStation 5 system updates are necessary to get the most of the console. To make everything work without any issue such as internet connectivity, crashes, and more, you need to get the latest update.

How to Fix WS-116522-7 on PS5

Fortunately, there’s an easy way to solve this issue. We recommend following the simple steps below to remove and fix this PlayStation 5 WS-116522-7 error code:

  • Get the update via the Internet
    • Shutdown and restart your console.
    • It is highly recommended to use a wired connection. If the wired connection is not available, make sure that your WIFI router is close enough to your PS5 to avoid any interruption.

Alternatively, you can also update to the latest system version of PS5 by using a local hard drive such as USB drive. But first, you have to manually download the update from the official Sony website. Make a copy of it on your external drive and insert it to your PS5 once done.

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