Can you be too lazy for video games ? That's how I feel sometimes. I wants to play the latest PlayStation offer, but I can not bother getting out of bed. As if Sony had read the thoughts of all lethargic players everywhere, the company has released an amazing thing – PS4 Remote Play allows you to play your PS4 on your iPhone, no TV is required. The best part? It is 100% free.
Unfortunately for Android users, unless you own an Xperia device, Official Remote Playback is offered for iOS only. Android fans are not lucky in the eyes of Sony, but that does not mean they really are. If you do not mind getting your hands dirty, you can also install your PS4 games on Android.
: Check your PlayStation account on your PS4
If you play games online or just use online features On your PS4, chances are you're already signed in with your PlayStation account. Regardless, make sure your account is up and running otherwise the remote app will not work.
Open the settings on your PS4 for review. Select "Account Management". If you see "Sign In", it means you are not signed in to your PlayStation account. Select Sign In, enter your PlayStation credentials, and then select Sign In again.
If you are already logged in, select "Account Information" and then "Login ID." Write down the email address as this is the credentials that you must use in the remote app.
Now you need to enable the remote play feature Your PS4 accepts the connection later from your iPhone. To do this, open Settings on your console, scroll down and select "Remote Play connection settings". Then check the box next to "Enable Remote Playback."
Allow the Remote -App to connect to your PS4, both the app and your console must be connected to the same network. Make sure you know in advance which network your PS4 is connected to.
To check, go to Settings. Scroll down and select "Network." Then select "Show connection status". Your connected network is displayed under "SSID".
Now make sure your iPhone is already connected to the same network connection as your PS4. You can quickly take a look at it by going to the Control Center and collapsing the box in the upper right corner (long press for non-3D touch iPhones). Look at the name under the Wi-Fi icon. If it fits your PS4, great! If not, open Settings, tap Wi-Fi, and select the connection your PS4 is on.
If you have not already, download and install "PS4 Remote Play" from the App Store. Do not worry about finding the app. You can simply follow the link below and download immediately.
If You Follow This Over The Steps To A T Should this part will be a breeze. Launch the remote app and tap "Start." When prompted, enter your PlayStation email address and password. Then tap on "Login".
Once When you log in, the remote app instantly tries to connect to your PS4. If all connections and accounts are correct, this setup should be fast. However, if you receive an error message, do not worry – try to quit the app and tap "Start" again. If there are no real network or account issues, the remote app may connect to your PS4.
Step 7: Go through your new control scheme
When the remote app connects to your PS4, a live will be displayed Your iPhone display shows a feed, along with a PS4 control overlay. The remote app guides you through the use of this overlay. You can also tap the "joysticks" for L3 and R3 twice and tap the feed twice to use the touchpad button. Tap each area to scroll through the instructions.
Pro Tip: Tap the (X) in the lower-right corner to hide the Microphone, Split, Home, and Options buttons.