How To Play Playstation 4 On An Android Smartphone Using A Wireless Controller

How To Play Playstation 4 On An Android Smartphone Using A Wireless Controller

The PS4 Remote Play app allows users to access games on PS4 consoles in order to play it wirelessly over the Internet on the PlayStation Vita portable gaming device. But if you do not have a PlayStation Vita? Then you can still enjoy the remote game using your Android smartphone. The method works seamlessly with Sony smartphones, but applies to a large number of other devices. Using PlayStation 4 Remote Play on Android is not particularly difficult and everyone can start the process in a few minutes. For convenience, we divided the instructions into two parts.

Part 1. Connecting the PlayStation 4 Remote Play to an Android smartphone

Step 1. Connect your PS4 to the network.

Take the network cable coming from your Internet modem and connect it to the Internet port on the back of the PlayStation 4. Turn on the Internet modem and PlayStation 4. The game console should automatically detect the network settings of your Internet provider. If you do not have a network cable, you can connect your PS4 to a Wi-Fi router by turning on the Wi-Fi console in the Settings menu.

Step 2 Download the PS4 Remote Play mobile app.

Go to the Play Store on your smartphone and download the PS4 Remote Play app.

Step 3. Open Appendix PS4 Remote Play and nConnect the smartphone to your PlayStation.

Click on the application icon on the main screen of your Android smartphone and you will be transferred to the application settings. After that, click on the button "Further"displayed on the settings screen along with a short note on how to connect the PS4 to it. The connection is made by entering the code by which the console determines the smartphone. The application will load for several seconds, and after that it will display the game running on your PlayStation 4. In order to exit the application, simply press the hardware Home button on the smartphone and you will return to the main screen of the mobile device.

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Part 2. Connecting the PlayStation Wireless Controller to Remote Play

Step 1. Register the controller on the device.

How To Play Playstation 4 On An Android Smartphone Using A Wireless Controller

Since we have already downloaded the mobile application and launched it on the smartphone, we need to register the controller on the device. To do this, click on the button "registration" in the mobile application and you will see the settings on the screen along with a brief instruction on how to connect the controller to the application. On the next screen, enter your PlayStation Network account to log in and connect it to the Remote Play app. After registering with your PSN account, you will return to the application settings screen. PS4 Remote Play serves as a bridge between the console and the controller, which are registered in the same account.

Step 2 Connect your smartphone to the controller via Bluetooth.

Connect your smartphone to the PS4 controller. To do this, scroll through the list of Bluetooth devices displayed at the bottom of the Bluetooth menu of your smartphone and select the name of the PlayStation controller to connect to it. To disconnect the gamepad from the console and display it on your smartphone, you need to do the steps described in the picture below.

Step 3 Continue the game on the PlayStation 4.

Click the “Next” button on the settings screen to connect the Android smartphone to the PlayStation 4 and resume the game. Now you can use your PS4 wireless controller to play your favorite games remotely on your Android smartphone.