How To Fix PS5 Error CE-10005-6?

PS5 Error CE-10005-6
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PS5 is the most expensive and the best console device around the world. You can play games on 4K as well as 8K resolution. While downloading or installing a game via disc, suddenly, the system crashes, and an error message will pop up on the screen; it is the worst thing that could happen to any gamer.

Let’s assume that you waited hours to download a game, and the same thing will happen to you, then you will know how annoying it is. 

Recently, PS5 users complained that they are facing issues while installing or downloading a game. According to tech geeks, it occurs for a lot of reasons, like your system can’t read the game files or some other reasons. No need to worry; there are a lot of ways to fix this issue. Please read this article to find out what the CE-10005-6 error is and how you can fix it.

What is the PS5-CE-10005-6 Digital Error?

CE-10005-6 is one type of system malfunction. According to the PlayStation support forum, it occurs for many reasons; for example, installing or downloading a game via physical disc, outdated system software, or corrupt game files; these are a few common reasons you are facing this issue. 

It’s a common issue among all PS5 users; I know it is annoying but don’t fret; below, I have mentioned simple tips and tricks to fix this issue.

CE-10005-6 Error in ps5

How to Fix CE-10005-6 Error of PS5? 

Before going into further details, check the disk to see if it has any scratches or damage. Now that you understand why the CE-10005-6 error occurs. Below I mentioned different methods to resolve this issue, and I will suggest trying each method individually to know which method works for you.  

1. Clean Your Game Disc 

Before inserting your game disc, check for any dust or scratches on the surface. If you find any scratches or dust, use soft cotton to clean it properly. Maybe your disc drive is also dusty so try to clean it. Most gamers also mentioned that cleaning your disk can resolve this issue.

Note: you can use alcohol with cotton to clean your disc and remove tiny scratches. 

2. Restart Your Console Device

Sony released an article that mentioned that if you face a CE-10005-6 error, restart your PS5 console device to fix this issue. Follow a few simple steps to restart your console device. 

  • First, hold the power button until the light stops blinking. 
  • After that, unplug the power cables and wait for a few minutes. 
  • Again, plug in the cables and turn on your console device. 

After that, insert any game disc and then try to install the game. I’m sure now your issue might get resolved. 

3. Free Up Disc Space

If you don’t have enough storage space, you might face a CE-10005-6 error. If you want to fix this issue, follow a few simple steps below to free up your disc space. 

  • You can see a “Settings icon” on the top right corner, then select it to open. 
  • Now, look for the “Storage” tab, then select it. 
  • On the right side of the screen, you can see a “Games and Apps” tab, then select it. 
  • You can filter these apps and games. On the top right side of the screen, you can see three lines select to filter games and apps. 
  • After that, delete unused apps or games to free up your disc space. 

4. Check Your PSN Server and Internet Connection

I know you might have some questions on your mind, like how do I know if the PSN server is down or not? If your PSN or internet server is down, you might face a CE-10005-6 error. Don’t worry; follow a few simple steps to determine your PlayStation server status. 

  • At the top right corner, you can see a “Settings icon,” then select it. 
  • Now, find the “Network” tab, then select it. 
  • Now, look for the “Test Internet Connection” tab, then select it to check the PlayStation server. 

Check your internet connection if you don’t have any issues on your PSN server. It might be the reason you are facing this issue. There is one thing you can do to fix your internet connection. 

  • First, turn off your router, unplug the cables and wait for a while. 
  • After that, plug in all the cables, turn on your router and check the internet connection. 

5. Use Another Game Disc

Use another disc; then only you will know if it’s a faulty disc or not. If that disc is working properly, the older disc is why you are facing the CE-10005-6 error. Otherwise, contact Sony customer service and ask them to fix this issue. 

6. Redownload the Game

If you are facing a CE-10005-6 error while installing or downloading a game via disc, I suggest canceling it and restarting your device. Now turn on your console device, reinstall the game, and check if the error is fixed. 

7. Go Offline    

According to the reports, while installing a game via disc, if your console device is connected to the internet, the system will automatically download the latest version. It is the reason CE-10005-6 error. To prevent this error, disconnect your internet connection, and after that, install the game. 

8. Reset Your PS5

If methods, as mentioned earlier, are not working for you, then reset your console device. It can resolve issues like server connectivity, download error, etc. Before factory resetting your console device, keep a backup file. 

  • On the top right corner, you will find the “Settings icon,” then select it. 
  • Now you can see a “System” tab, then select it. 
  • After that, by default “System Software” tab will be open. 
  • At the bottom right side, you will find the “Reset Options” tab, then select it. 
  • Now select the “Reset Your Console” tab. 
  • Now a message will pop up on the screen; you have to select the “Reset” option.

Also Read:

  1. How to Fix PS5 Error Code CE-107857-8?
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Final Words

After trying out each method mentioned in this article, I’m sure you can easily fix the CE-10005-6 error. If you still face this issue while installing a game via disc, contact Sony customer care and ask them to send a technician to fix it.

If you have any queries related to the PS5 console device, feel free to tell us in the comment section.

How To Fix PS5 Error CE-10005-6?
How To Fix PS5 Error CE-10005-6?



I am Ali, a Software Engineer and founder of PCVenus. I love the latest technology as well as digital marketing. Also, I love to write about the latest and upcoming technologies and gadgets. I love to travel around the world and learn new things.

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