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You can now stop the PS5 from beeping when you turn it on

Wives and girlfriends will be punching the air right now.

Updated: Aug 1, 2023 10:55 am
You can now stop the PS5 from beeping when you turn it on

Huge news for the secret gamers out there who want to stealthfully turn on their PlayStation without anyone knowing, you can now stop the PS5 from beeping when you turn it on this is a huge update that has been much needed since the PS3 rolled around. There are going to be some significant others unhappy with this new change.

The PS5 beta update allows you to turn off the PS5 startup beep

We all know the long-running joke that as soon as you sit down and turn on your PlayStation, someone appears with a laundry list of things for you to do. Well, now they won’t even hear the sound of you kicking it into relaxation mode.

Thanks to a PS5 beta update that rolled out on the 31st of July, you can now disable the startup beep the PS5 emits when you turn it on.

How do you turn off the PS5 beep?

Pretty easily, so easy your mum could probably do it. To turn off the family alerting beep that the PS5 makes, all you need do is navigate to the following settings:

  • Go to [Settings] > [System] > [Beep Sound].
  • To adjust the beep sound volume, select [Volume].
  • To mute the beep sound, turn on [Mute Beep Sound].

And there you have it, you’re now fully protected from the PS5 giving you away if you manage to sneak into the gaming room for an hour or so. This is a fantastic, much-needed feature that will surely help a lot of people get longer to enjoy their gaming in peace.

What else is in the beta update?

There are a few things of note present in the July 31st PS5 Beta update, we’ll rattle them off now, so you’re in the loop.

  • Support for larger-capacity M.2 SSDs: You can now use an M.2 SSD with a maximum capacity of 8TB (up from the previous 4TB limit)
  • React to messages with emojis
  • Game help cards have been improved
  • PSVR2 controllers receive an update to improve stability
  • Support for compatible Dolby Atmos-enabled audio devices
  • Use a Second Controller for Assistance. You can now assign a second controller to one account as an assist controller, and use two controllers to operate your PS5 console as if you were using a single controller.

There are a few more features to this new Beta update, we just listed the ones we think are the most notable, you can find a full list of what’s new in this PlayStation Blog.

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