In this guide, you will find information on how to connect your Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) gaming console to your television and Internet through either a wireless or wired connection. You can use WiFi or Ethernet to connect your PS4 to the Internet. This article provides insight into:
- How to connect your PS4 to your television
- How to connect your PlayStation 4 to WiFi
- How to set up a wired Internet connection for your PS4
While we have provided the following support information, we want to ensure that our customers receive the best possible support for their third-party hardware and software by speaking with the experts. The best way to resolve your third-party issue is to use support resources from the original manufacturer or developer. If the following information does not answer your question, please visit PlayStation Support.
The following diagram will help you connect your Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) gaming console to your television. For this installation, you will require an HDMI cable, an available HDMI port on your television, the PS4 power cable, and your PS4.
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If you are having difficulty connecting to the Internet, there could be a number of reasons why, including: an offline modem, hardware failure, or a settings issue. Try power cycling your Internet equipment by unplugging the power cord for the device from the outlet, waiting a short time, plugging back in, and then restarting.
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To connect your Sony PS4 system to the Internet through a direct connection, you will first need to connect it to your Shaw modem or router with an Ethernet cable. Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the port on your modem or router listed as Ethernet or LAN, and the other end into the available Ethernet port on the back of the console.
If you are experiencing difficulty connecting to the Internet through your PlayStation 4, please see the Internet connectivity troubleshooting guide, listed below.