Article ID : 00149825 / Last Modified : 07/01/2019

How to access the PlayStation Now service on a Blu-ray Disc player

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    1. Make sure that the Blu-ray Disc® player is connected to a high-speed Internet network using a wireless connection or a wired cable connection.

      NOTE: A wired connection is recommended in order to maintain an ideal and stable bandwidth connection.

    2. Make sure that the Blu-ray Disc player has the latest system software by performing the Software Update. Updates are available from the menu of the Blu-ray Disc player or from this web site using a computer. Downloads are posted on your model support page.
    3. Once the update is complete, press the HOME button to return to the Home screen. Then select PlayStation Now.

      PS Now icon

    4. In order to begin using the PlayStation™ Now app, you must sign-in using a PlayStation® Network (PSN) account.

      PSN sign in

    How to setup a gaming controller:

    NOTE: Only the DualShock® 3 wireless controller is supported. Additional information is available regarding the amount of controllers that can be used with the TV.

    1. Connect a DualShock 3 wireless controller to the USB port on the TV.
    2. Press the PS button to sync to the TV.

    DS3 PS button

    NOTES:

    • The message DUALSHOCK wireless controller detected will appear.
    • You can begin using the controller after the controller is detected, you can unplug the USB cable and use your controller using a Bluetooth if desired.
    • To add additional controllers just follow the previous steps and check the controller light indicators to ensure that it's being assigned the correct port/slot.

    If you are unable to access the PlayStation Now app or you need assistance with your PlayStation Network account, contact the PlayStation chat support group for further assistance.