How do I set up my wireless connection on my Playstation 3 or 4?

Follow the steps below to set up your wireless connection on your Playstation 3 and 4:

  1. From the Playstation home screen select Network Settings from within the Settings section.
  2. Ensure Internet Connection is enabled (if not, select Internet Connection and toggle from disabled to enabled).
  3. Select Internet Connection Settings.
  4. Select Yes to accept the warning about the system being disconnected.
  5. Select Custom.
  6. Select Wireless.
  7. Select [Use Wi-Fi]. If you select [Easy], saved access points and access points that have been found appear.
  8. Select the access point you want to connect to, and then adjust the settings.
  9. Ensure your Playstation is within range of your wireless router and select Scan.
  10. You'll see a list of wireless routers within range of your Playstation. Highlight your wireless network name and select.
  11. Highlight the relevant security type (if any) in use by the router and select.
  12. Enter your wireless network password when prompted. (If security is not set on your wireless network this screen will not be displayed) then press the Start key on the controller. (Note: Characters entered here will be displayed on the screen as asterisks.)
  13. The following screens will show default settings for most routers. Please verify that your router uses these settings:
    • IP Address Setting > Automatic
    • Set the DHCP host name > Do Not Set
    • DNS Setting > Automatic
    • MTU > Automatic* Proxy Server > Do Not Use
    • UPnP > Enable
    • Verify the settings you have entered are correct and press Cross.
  14. To verify your connection is working press the X button.
  15. A test the connection will be presented, press X to test.
  16. A test summary will be presented, press Circle to close.

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