How to Eject Disc from PS5? Have a Try When Your Disc Is Stuck!

Sherry li
3 min readApr 2, 2022

PS5, short for PlayStation 5, is a home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. PS5 is designed with two editions: PS5 Standard and PS5 Digital. The standard edition comes along with a disc drive where users can insert a game disc to copy the game directly.

After playing the game, it is recommended to eject the disc properly. How to eject disc from PS5? Here are three methods. Please note that the last one can work especially when your PS5 disc gets stuck in the disc drive.

Method 1: How to Eject Disc from PS5 with the Eject Button

When you insert a game disc, PS5 will start to copy the game automatically, and you will receive a notification when it is ready to play. When you finish playing the game, an easy way to eject the disc is to press the Eject button on the console.

The Eject button is located next to the Power button, as the following image displays.

Then you can remove the disc. Alternatively, you can try the next method.

Method 2: How to Eject Disc from PS5 with Your Controller

If you are not familiar with your console, it may not be easy to find the Eject button on the console. Fortunately, you can also eject disc from PS5 with your PS5 controller. And here are the detailed steps.

Step 1: Press the PS button on your PS5 controller to go to the home screen.

Step 2: On the home screen, choose the tile that is included in the disc and press the Options button on your controller.

Step 3: In the pop-up menu, select the last option Eject Disc.

In this way, you can eject your PS5 disc remotely.

Method 3: How to Eject a Stuck Disc from PS5 Manually

If your disc gets stuck and the PS5 won’t eject disc, you may need to remove the stuck disc manually. Before you start, you should prepare a Phillips or cross-hatch screwdriver.

Step 1: Shut down your PS5 completely and remove all connected cables from your PS5. Then put the console on a flat and clean surface, and then remove the base.

Step 2: Place your PS5 with the screw hole for the base facing you and the PS logo facedown. At this time, the disc slot should be on your left side.

Step 3: Pull the PS5 cover up and toward yourself gently and carefully to remove the cover.

Step 4: Insert your screwdriver into the screw on the optical drive. There might be a circle of plastic film and you need to remove it.

Step 5: Turn the screw clockwise several times until you can almost view the full disc. Then remove the disc gently.

Step 6: Put the PS5 cover back and connect all the cables again. Then you can turn on the console and continue to play it.

Which method do you prefer? Remember to try the last one to solve the PS5 disc stuck issue. You can leave your ideas in the following comment zone.


Position: Columnist

Sherry has been a staff editor of MiniTool for a year. She has received rigorous training about computer and digital data in company. Her articles focus on solutions to various problems that many Windows users might encounter and she is excellent at disk partitioning.

She has a wide range of hobbies, including listening to music, playing video games, roller skating, reading, and so on. By the way, she is patient and serious.

Originally published at on April 2, 2022.