How To Fix PS4 Freezing Lagging Issue Quick and Easy Fix

The PlayStation is a popular gaming console that was first released in 2013. The latest version of this console is the PS4 Pro which is capable of playing the latest games in 4K resolution at faster frame rates. Although this is a solid device there are instances when some issues can occur which can become quite annoying. One such issue which we will be troubleshooting today is PS4 freezing lagging issue.

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How To Fix PS4 Freezing Lagging Issue

Try opening router ports

  1. If you are able to setup port forwarding on your modem or router then I suggest that you follow these settings that are optimized for the PS4:
  2. Go to your router’s browser settings (Typically with a browser.
  3. Look for “port forwarding” settings
  4. Select the IP address of your PS4. It can be found Settings > Network > View Connection Status on your PS4.
  5. Create UDP and TCP port forwarding rules for both for the following numbers: 80, 443, 1935, 3478, 3479, 3480. 
  6. Use NAT Type 2 instead of 1.
  7. Check if the PS4 freezing lagging issue still occurs.

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone. Contact me at Email

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