How to Use PlayStation 4 Remote Play

by Ryan Smith Online Blogger

Remote Play is a very useful feature offered by Sony. It enables users to stream their PS4 to other devices. This way, users can play video games even when the TV is not available. Setting up this feature is quite easy. Read on and learn about the process in detail.

Note: When accessing the console via a computer, you may want to converse with other gamers. Hence, it is better to keep a headset handy.

Things Needed

The PlayStation 4 should be running System Software 3.50 or newer.

  • DualShock 4 controllers
  • USB wire
  • PSN Account
  • Stable internet network
  • A compatible device such as Windows or MacOS computer, iPhone, Android, or PlayStation Vita.

Enabling PlayStation 4 Remote Play

Follow the steps listed below:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Remote Play Connection Settings.
  3. Check that the Enable Remote Play box is marked.

The console needs to be set to Primary so that you can get remote access to your games. While it is not necessary to do, it will make your setup procedure a lot easier. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select PlayStation Network.
  3. Click on Activate as Your Primary PS4.
  4. Choose the Activate option.

At last, you need to give permission to Remote Play for turning on your PlayStation when it is resting. To do so, follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Select Power Save Settings.
  3. Click on Set Features on Rest Mode.
  4. Now, select Stay Connected to the Net.
  5. After that, you need to select Enable Turning on From Network.

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Using PlayStation 4 Remote Play on a Computer

  1. First, visit the Sony site.
  2. Now, find the PlayStation 4 Remote Play client for your computer.
  3. Download it.
  4. When the installation is over, power on the console.
  5. Hook up the controller to the computer using the appropriate cable.
  6. Now, open the PlayStation Remote Play on your computer.
  7. Click on Start.
  8. Log in to your PSN account.
  9. Now, when the search is over, your devices will get connected.

Using PlayStation 4 Remote Play on Smartphones

  1. First, you need to visit either the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Find the Remote Play application and install it.
  3. Make sure your console is turned on.
  4. Launch the application on your phone.
  5. Log in to your PSN account.
  6. Allow the app to find and get connected with the PlayStation 4.

Using PlayStation 4 Remote Play on PlayStation Vita

  1. Enable your PlayStation 4.
  2. Open Settings.
  3. Select the Remote Play connection.
  4. Click on Add a Device.
  5. Note down the code on the screen.
  6. Now, launch the Remote Play application on PlayStation Vita.
  7. Input the code that you had noted down.
  8. Allow the devices to get paired.

After setting up the PS4 and enabling Remote Play, users can start playing. They can enable their network to power on their PlayStation whenever it is in the resting mode. Or else, users will have to manually power on the console to use the Remote Play feature.

Ryan Smith is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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