How to Delete Add-ons on PS4

If you’re like most gamers, you’ve definitely installed a few PlayStation 4 add-ons. 

Perhaps you received a game key from a friend and needed to add it to your account, or maybe you liked the look of one of the add-ons available for purchase in the PlayStation Store. 

Deleting add-ons might be a pain, but the PS4’s built-in deletion utility makes it simple.

This article will look at everything you need to know about how to delete add-ons on PS4.

How to Delete Add-ons on PS4 Using Disk-Based Games

Step 1: Log in to your PlayStation 4. 

To do so, go to the PS4 sign-in page and pick your user profile. 

If you need to input a passcode to log in, utilize the Dualshock controller.

Step 2: Select Library. 

Use the right arrow key on the D-pad or the left thumbstick to highlight the icon that looks like a bookshelf at the bottom of the menu bar.

Then, on the controller, hit the blue “X” button to pick it. This provides a list of all games installed on your PlayStation 4.

  • To filter only games, select Games in the menu bar to the left of the Library.
  • If the game with the add-ons you want to remove is in the menu bar, simply select it and press Options.

Step 3: Select the game with the add-ons you want to remove and press Options. 

To navigate the list of games, use the D-pad or the left thumbstick.

Select the game with the unwanted add-ons and press the Options button on the controller.

It’s the pill-shaped button in the center of the controller on the right side of the touchpad. 

This brings up a menu to the right side of the screen.

Step 4: Press X after selecting Delete. 

Near the bottom of the menu on the right is where you’ll find “Delete.” A confirmation screen is shown as a result.

Click Ok, then hit you’ll see another prompt asking for confirmation. Choose OK again. 

This validates that you want to delete the game and remove it completely, including all add-ons.

The game will be deleted completely, including all add-ons.

This deletes the entire game, along with any add-ons, after you confirm that you wish to erase the game.

Not to worry. Your game saves won’t be removed as a result of this. Once it has been restored, you can carry on with your game.

 Find the game disk and place it in the Playstation 4’s front-facing disk drive. 

The game will automatically begin installing on your PS4 without any add-on material. 

Note: The installation and update of the game can take some time to complete.

How to Delete Add-ons on PS4 Using Digital Games Purchased From the Playstation Store

Go to your PS4 sign-in page, and choose your user profile to do this.

Use the Dualshock controller to input your passcode if you need one to log in.

You must sign in with the same account that you used to buy the game and any add-on content.

Press X when the Library is selected.

Do this by pressing the right arrow key on the D-pad or the right thumbstick until the icon at the end of the menu that looks like a bookshelf is highlighted.

Then, on the controller, press the blue “X” button. This lists every game that is installed on your PS4 in alphabetical order.

To limit your search to games alone, choose Games from the menu on the left.

If the game with add-ons you want to remove is listed in the menu bar, just choose it and choose Options.

Press Options after selecting the game that has the add-ons you want to remove. 

To go through the list of games, use the left thumbstick or D-pad.

 By selecting the game with the add-ons, you want to remove, press the controller’s Options button. 

It is the pill-shaped button in the middle of the controller, to the right of the touchpad. 

On the screen, this causes a menu to appear to the right.

Press X after selecting Delete. On the right side of the menu, close to the bottom. A confirmation prompt will come up.

Select Ok, then hit X. In the confirmation pop-up, it is the second choice. 

This confirms you want to delete the game and remove it entirely, including with any DLC.

Not to worry. Your game saves won’t be removed as a result of this. Once it has been restored, you can carry on with your game.

Press X after selecting Purchased. The Library menu’s left-side menu item is “Purchased.” This shows a list of every game you’ve bought.

Press X while selecting the game you just erased. To navigate the list of games and apps, use the left thumbstick or D-pad. 

Press the blue “X” button on the controller to choose the game you just deleted after highlighting it.

You can also click the magnifying glass icon in the top-left corner and type the name of the game you just deleted into the search bar. 

The game will be looked up using its name.

Click download, then hit X. The only selection in the menu to the left is “Download.” To choose it, press the blue “X” button. 

Without the add-on material, your game will start downloading and reinstalling. 

The game may take some time to complete the download, installation, and updating processes.

How to Reinstall Add-ons

You can use the PlayStation store to reinstall any add-on you might want to.

The majority of games feature a download button on their main menu screen for add-ons and downloadable material. To access the add-on content page in the Playstation Store, choose this option.

Click Search. At the top of the screen, it is next to a symbol that looks like a magnifying glass.

Name the game you wish to download add-ons for in the text box. Enter the game’s name using the on-screen keyboard. In the search results, a list of games is shown.

Choose a game. It ought to come up first in the list of search results.

Alternatively, you can choose if the add-on content you wish to install is shown in the search results.

Go to  Add-ons. It can be found in the screen’s lower right corner. This shows the game’s add-on materials.

Click on an add-on that you have already paid for. This launches the add-Playstation on’s Store page.

Select Select a version. On the left side of the screen, in the menu.

Select Add-on Content. It can be found in the pop-up drop-down menu in the center of the screen.

Choose Download. The add-on content is downloaded and installed once more.

Conclusion

Add-ons are pieces of software designed to help you customize your PS4 system in various ways. Deleting add-ons makes it easier to find the games and applications that you want.

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