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Playstation Plus Online Saves

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So I've had playstation+ for a while now, and recently upgraded my hard drive.  Before I did so, I moved all of my saves I wanted to keep to my online save folder.  Now that I've got the new hard drive in, I can't figure out how to locate the saves that I had copied to the online folder.  Any one know how to get these back?

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Re: Playstation Plus Online Saves

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burntsoul wrote:

So I've had playstation+ for a while now, and recently upgraded my hard drive.  Before I did so, I moved all of my saves I wanted to keep to my online save folder.  Now that I've got the new hard drive in, I can't figure out how to locate the saves that I had copied to the online folder.  Any one know how to get these back?


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If you have PS Plus can't you just go to your PS Plus saves & use them?

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They're not there. When I go to the ps+ saves, there are no save files in the folder.

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burntsoul wrote:

They're not there. When I go to the ps+ saves, there are no save files in the folder.


You're still a current Plus Subscriber & logged in with the same PSN ID & PASSWORD you always used?

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Feb 3, 2013

Yep. On both counts.

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I'm not too sure, but I coudld've sworn I read people mentioning it takes 24 hours for your saves to show up in that folder after they've been added to it, or something along those lines.

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I'm not too sure, but I coudld've sworn I read people mentioning it takes 24 hours for your saves to show up in that folder after they've been added to it, or something along those lines.


Ahhh, I do know there's a 24 hour wait period before being able to use them on another PS3 say, but the same may apply here too, good thinking Fidelity, you may be onto something here.

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Feb 3, 2013

I replaced the hdd last night, so I'll give it a little while longer, hopefully that'll sort iit out.  Thanks! 

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Feb 3, 2013

Hmm Im also concerned about this. I recently bought a HardDrive and havent installed it as yet but i wouldnt like to lost my saves. 

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Feb 3, 2013

If you're worried about it, manually back them up to your plus saves folder and copy what you can to a usb drive. I haven't replaced my hdd since going to plus, so not sure about having to wait for the folder to populate.

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