How to fix PS4 error code WS-37505-0 if Sony’s PSN isn’t temporarily down.
The PS4 error code WS-37505-0 is a frustrating bugger that appears when the connection between your PlayStation 4 and the server has failed. And no, it doesn’t necessarily mean Sony’s PSN is down.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 has an ungodly amount of error codes such as CE-32809-2 and CE-34878-0, but we’ll be resolving error WS-37505-0 in this handy guide.
You can click here to find out how to unlock downloaded games if you’re still unable to play the likes of Trover Saves The Universe after update 6.71, but you should simply keep reading if you’re having issues connecting to the PlayStation Network.
How to fix PS4 error code WS-37505-0
If you’re pulling your hair out thanks to being constantly slapped in the face by error code WS-37505-0 when trying to play Overwatch, it’s because your PlayStation 4 system is struggling to connect to the server.
Although it’s unlikely, one of the reasons for this might be because the PlayStation Network is momentarily unavailable.
Simply check the status of the PlayStation Network on the PSN network service status page and – if the serves are active – run an internet connection on your PS4 (settings – network – test internet connection).
Provided the PlayStation Network servers aren’t down and you’re still receiving the error, you’ll want to ensure Sony’s port numbers aren’t blocked on your router.
PlayStation Network uses the following port numbers:
TCP: 80, 443, 3478, 3479, 3480.
UDP: 3478, 3479.
To unblock the port numbers on your router you’ll need to go to your router manufacturer’s website and follow a bunch of instructions on how to open ports to the router.
And if that doesn’t work, you’ll want to restart your PS4 console and update your router to the latest firmware.
If you’re one of the poor souls who still can’t connect to the servers after trying all of the above, you’ll have to waste your afternoon by contacting the PlayStation support team (sorry).