How To Fix PS3 Error Code 8002F99D?

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If you are receiving the error code 8002F99D while updating your Playstation 3 firmware, then don’t worry as here in this article, we are going to share the details for this error.

Based on the research done by our research team, this error comes when users try to update their PS3 firmware but the error doesn’t let them do it.

In our research, we were unable to find any official information on the error but possibly the error is coming because the system software update data has been corrupted.


Fixes For PS3 Error Code 8002F99D


  • Our first suggestion will be for you to simply shut down your PSN console for around 10 minutes and restart your console. Then try updating your console to check if the error persists.
  • If the error persists after restarting the console and you are trying to install the system software update via a game disc, then make sure that the disc is clean and there is no dirt or scratches.
  • In case you are trying to install the system software update via an external storage device, then we suggest you re-download the software update data. In case, the error still comes then we suggest you use an alternate external storage device.
  • In case you are trying to install the system software update via the internet then we will suggest you keep trying and not just lose hope in the first attempt. In our research, we saw many users who needed to make multiple attempts to finally install the update successfully.
  • At last, you can try switching between different ways to install the update. If you are installing the update via the internet then try using the Disk or an external storage device. If you are installing the update over the Disk then try installing it over the internet or an external storage device. Give this a try and check if this helps.
  • At last, if none of our given suggestions can resolve the issue then we advise you to reach out to Playstation support to report the issue.

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