I heard about Minecraft stuck on Red Screen Bug Ps4 before, but I didn’t it was that irritating until it happens to me. And I don’t want to lose, so I did some research that helps resolve the issue without losing any data.
Minecraft is stuck on Red screen because there are some files that the game is unable to read. Pressing L1+L2+R1+R2 can fix the Red Screen bug on Minecraft. If this doesn’t work, then reinstalling the game will definately solve the Red Screen bug in Minecraft.
But if you don’t want to reinstall the whole game then are still a few methods you do, that can work for you.
How to fix Red Screen bug without deleting Minecraft
Although we can create the backup of the data, still there is no reason for you to do that if the problem can be resolved without doing so.
Some of you ask then what is the need for the first method? Well, the thing is, none of these methods work for me, but they did work for a lot of people.
Either way you are not going to lose anything and if And If it worked, it can save you a some trouble and effort.
Method 1: Close and Re-open Minecraft
I know this is pretty obvious, and some of you might have already tried it. But if you haven’t, I say give it a try. If it worked then congrats.
To Close Application:
- Go to the home screen and hover over Minecraft Application
- Go to the Edit folder by clicking “Option” and then Close the application.
I have to read on Reddit that it sometimes take upto 5-6 tries before it works. So, do this for atleast 5-6 times, anf if it still doesn’t work for you, chances are, it will never work for you.
Method 2: Restart your Ps4
If the previos method didn’t work for you then you should try to restart your Ps4.
This one is also pretty obvious and it didn’t work for me. But it did work for one of my friends. Like me his game is also stuck on the Red screen and Restarting his Ps4 seems to have resolved the issue for him.
Another way to resolve the red screen bug in Minecraft is pressing your L1+L2+R1+R2, and try this atleast 2-3 times.
This one seem to work for quiet a few people, but it didn’t work for me.
How to solve the Red Screen bug without losing your world
If you are still reading, then chances are that none of the above methods work. Don’t worry, this is definitely going to work for you.
This method is a little long as it will need you to delete and installing Minecraft again. Reinstalling usually doesn’t delete your saved data. But just to be safe, we are going to create a backup.
The process will be a little different depending on whether you have the Disk version or the Digital version of the Ps4. So, to make things simple for you I am going to separate then.
Before deleting Minecraft, we are going to create a backup of your saved files, so that you don’t lose your world.
Step 1: Create Backup of your saved files.
To create Backup of your saved files:
- Go to the home screen, locate Minecraft, and press “Option”.
- Then go to the Upload and Download saved data. There you can see all your saved files or world.
- What you wanna do here is click Upload all to take a backup.
If you have a Ps4 Plus, then you can directly upload your data to the Playstation Cloud.
If you have Ps4 then you can use a USB stick to copy all your saved files.
Step 2: Deleting Minecraft
Now that you have the backup of your data, you can delete Minecraft without any worry.
For Disk Version: If you haven’t removed the Minecraft CD then make sure to remove it before you delete the game.
Deleting Minecraft from Ps4 is really easy. You just have to go to the home screen and press option then you can delete the game.
Step 3: Install the game again
The install will be a little different depending on whether you have the Disk version or the Digital version of the Ps4.
For Digital Version User:
Now that you have delete the game, now it’s time for us to install the game again.
If you are using a Alternate account, make to sure to login to your main account, otherwise it will show that you have to Buy the game.
To install the game:
- Go to the library, then go down to purchased and locate Minecraft.
- After locating the game, you have to press X and then download the game. And if you have any skin pack make sure to download it too.
Now all that left for you wait for it to finish. Make sure to close all applications to speed up the download, or you can just ignore it and play another game. It’s up to you.
For Disk Version User:
It’s really even simpler for the Disk. You just have to re-insert the CD and wait for it to install.
And make sure to update your game after it finished installing.
To update your game:
- Go to your home screen and locate Minecraft.
- Then click the option and then on Check for the update.
Step 4: Download the backup
Now that you have finished installing, all that left for you is to download the back which you have created before.
If you are on Ps4 plus your backup is stored in the Playstation cloud. So make sure that you are logged in with the same account on which you have created a backup.
If you are on Ps4 then make sure that the USB is connected.
To download your backup:
- Go to your home screen and locate Minecraft.
- Then go to the Upload and Download saved data. Then click on download al at the right side of your screen.
Now you can finally enjoy the game.