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.
    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.