How to eject a disc on PS4 - two ways to remove a disc from your PlayStation 4

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If you've only just bought yourself a PS4 then you might still be learning about all of the ins and outs of using it. It's a natural and rather fun part of getting a new console.

You might not know that you can turn on your console by holding the PlayStation button on your PS4 controller, for example.

You might also not be sure of how to eject your discs from the console. Despite it seeming like an easy task, some of the PS4 variants aren't very well marked.

So, here's how to eject a PS4 disc and the multiple ways you can do it.

How to eject a PS4 disc using a button

The main way that most people will use to eject a disc on PS4 will be to use the button on their PS4. The thing is, it's not always in the same place, and it depends entirely on what kind of PS4 you have.

On an original PS4, the button is essentially invisible, but it's the bottom vertical line on the front of your console. Push this and you'll eject the disc.

The slim version of the PS4 is on the lower of the two horizontal slits across the front of your PS4 on the right-hand side.

The PS4 Pro has the button on the left-hand side at the front, and it's a tiny little button next to the power one. At least it's marked properly.

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How to eject a PS4 disc using your controller

You don't have to get up to eject a disc from your PS4 though, you can actually do it using your PS4 controller.

You'll still have to get up to actually get the disc, of course, but there's only so much our controllers can do… for now.

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To eject a disc using your PS4 controller, move the cursor over to the icon on your PS4, hit the Options button, and then choose Eject.

Ejecting your disc on a PS4 really is as simple as pressing a button. But if for some reason you are having trouble ejecting a disc, for example, because it has become stuck, then Sony offer some guidance on that issue here.

Rest assured that it is extremely rare for a disc to become stuck in the mechanism. For most people, pressing a button will be all you ever need to do.

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