By Cherry / Last Updated November 10, 2020

Why you want to clone PS4 hard drive to larger drive?

“Hello, my PS4 cannot work normally and I was told that my PS4 hard drive is merely full. So, I want to change it to a bigger drive, so that it can work well, and I can save more games on it. However, I want to keep my old data. So here is my question: how can I upgrade my PS4 hard drive to larger drive without losing data?”

PS3 and PS4 hard drives store a lot of games, and their hard drive space can quickly run out of space. When you need to save more games on the hard drive, you cannot install games successfully because the volume is not enough to store more data.

Thus, you need to upgrade the small hard drive with a larger HDD or SSD to improve the performance of your PS3 or PS4. And make a disk clone should be the best way to upgrade PS4 drive to larger drive without losing data. Here you can take use of AOMEI Backupper, which has the great feature Disk Clone, can help you clone PS4 hard drive to larger drive without losing data.

How to clone PS4 hard drive to larger drive?

Upgrade PS4 hard drive to bigger one is a nice way to solve the low space problem. Clone PS4 hard drive to larger drive with AOMEI Backupper should be the best way. AOMEI Backupper, the powerful disk cloning software, can help you clone PS4 hard drive without losing data in Windows 10/8/7. The next content contains the detailed steps of how to upgrade PS4 hard drive to larger drive with AOMEI Backupper.

Before you do, you need to prepare for it:

  • A larger HDD or SSD.

  • AOMEI Backupper Professional. You can download the free trial edition in their official site.

  • A PC installed with Windows 10/8/7.

Step 1. First, connect your PS4 hard drive and the larger drive you prepared before to your Windows PC. Then, install AOMEI Backupper Professional to your computer, launch it. To clone PS4 hard drive to larger drive, here you need to click Clone->Disk Clone.

Choose Disk Clone

Step 2. Then, choose the PS4 hard drive as the source disk, click Next.

Select Source Disk

Step 3. Choose the larger HDD or SSD you prepared before as the destination disk. Click Next.

Select Destination Disk

Step 4. Then, you will move to the Operation Summary page where you can confirm all the operations, and set up more with the three options at the bottom of this page:

Preview Clone

  • You can edit the partitions’ size on the destination disk by clicking “Edit Partitions”.

  • You can decide to make a quick copy or an exact copy. If you want to copy every byte on the PS4 hard drive, you can check the box of “Sector by sector clone”.

  • If your destination disk is an SSD, it is necessary to check the box “SSD Alignment”. It can optimize the performance of SSD after cloning.

Step 5. After all the settings, you can click Start Clone to execute the task immediately.

After cloning, you can replace the PS4 hard drive with the larger drive. AOMEI Backupper is more than a disk cloning software. It is also a backup and restore software that you can backup hard drive easily. When you need, you can use it to restore backup images with simple clicks.