How To Play PS4 On PC Remote Play on Windows PC or Laptop and MacBook

  • To Play PS4 on Windows PC or Laptop or mac you will need a PS4 Remote Play application and you need to download and install it on your laptop or mac and PC and connect your dualshock controller and play ps4 on Windows PC or Macbook.

If you are having PS4 and want to play ps4 on your Windows computer or pc or on your macBook pro or air then you can play games on your mac or windows pc using remote play application and it’s a pretty good libraries as well and you can control your PS4 console using mac or windows and to do this you need to have a high speed internet connection. So, let’s see in detail.

If you’re having low wifi internet speed connection then you may experience issues like no clear image or blurry image or not rendered videos which affects the quality of game when playing using the PS4 Remote Play application.

First You need to make sure that you Remote play connection settings are enable or not and it is not enabled then you need to enable it from your PS4 Settings. 

Play PS4 On PC Remote Play on Windows PC Laptop and MacBook

Below methods will help you play ps4 on your Laptop or PC computer and also play PS4 on your MacBook and ps4 remote play pc download as well.

Enable PS4 Remote Play Connection

Step 1: Open Settings app from your PS4 home screen.

Step 2: Select “Remote Play Connection Settings

Step 3: Select or Click the Check box Next to -> “Enable Remote Play”.

Step 4: Now, Go back to Settings screen and select “Account Management.”

Step 5: Click “Activate As Your PrimaryPS4” and make sure this device is set as your Primary PS4.

That;s it, this is how you enable PS4 Remote play connection and play ps4 on windows  PC or laptop or on your MacBook.

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Play PS4 On PC Remote Play on Windows PC or Laptop

Download PS4 Remote Play on Windows PC or Laptop

Step 1: Open any web browser on your windows laptop or PC and navigate to website.

Step 2: On PS4 Remote Play site Click on “Windows PC Users”.

Step 3 : Click the “Windows PC” and download link in Setup section.

Step 4; Once the download completes then run the Remote Play Application on your computer and complete the setup process.

Connect DualShock 4 Controller to Computer

Step 1: Open PS4 Remote Play app on your Windows PC after installing it.

Step 2: Now, connect a DualShook 4 controller to your computer using a micro USB.

Step 3: Connect your DualShook 4 controller to your computer

Step 4: Press the “Options” button on the controller.

Step 5: A search for PS4 screen appears, along with a Window prompting you to login to your PlayStation account.

Login to PlayStation Account

Step 1: Now, You need to Log into your PlayStation account and click “Sign In.”

Step 2: Now, Connecting to the PS4 screen appears after your PS4 is discovered on your network. 

Step 3: After a few seconds, your PS4 home screen will be displayed in the PS4 Remote Play application.

That’s it, this is how to connect PS4 to Windows computer or pc and play ps4 on PC using your connected DualShook 4 controller and navigate your PS4 menu and play games as you normally play on your PlayStation Console..

Setup PS5 Console For Remote Play

To complete the setup process of PS5 you will need remote play and and enable remote play and complete the setup process of remote play.

Step 1: From the home screen, Select Settings > System > Remote Play.

Step 2: Turn on Enable Remote Play.

Start PS5 Console in Rest Mode

To start Remote Play while your PS5 console is in rest mode

Step 1: Go to Home Screen and Select Settings;

Step 2: Go to System.

Step 3: Select Power Saving Features Available in Rest Mode.

Step 4: Select the check box and tick the boxes for Stay Connected to the Internet and Enable Turning on PS5 from Network.

Thats it this is how you enable turn on ps5 from network and start ps4 or ps5 console in rest mode.

Play PS4 On PC Remote Play and Start Remote Play from your PC or Mac

You will need to follow the following steps each time you connect to your PS5 console or PS4 console from your PC or Mac.

Step 1: Turn on your console or put it into rest mode.

Step 2: Connect your controller to your PC or Mac.

Step 3: Launch PS Remote Play app on your PC or Mac

Step 4: select Sign In to PSN.

Step 5: Sign in with the same account that you use for your console and When you select Settings, you can configure video quality settings for Remote Play such as resolution and frame rate.

Step 6: Select PS5 or PS4 and it  searches for the PS5 console or PS4 console that you’ve signed in to using your account

Step 7: Once detected this will connect to the console automatically.

Step 8: Once it gets connected then the screen of your console displays on your PC or Mac and you can start using Remote Play.

Note: If multiple consoles are found, select the console that you’d like to use for the if you are connecting it for the first time and from the second time onwards, you’ll be able to select the console that you connected to previously. 

Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari Chiluveru
Rajeshwari is Senior Content Writer, Author, and Also Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web and She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and (Master of Technology) Mtech from JNTU and is a real time expert. She writes about technology guides and troubleshooting guides (tips and Solutions) and helps users to solve issues easily. She has expertise in this area for more than 5+ years of experience and enthusiastic to provide troubleshooting tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related solutions and easy methods to fix.

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