Tip & How-To about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

How to connect your PS3 to the internet

In this guide I will go over the steps you need to take in order to connect your Ps3 to the internet either wired or wireless.

Wireless Connection
-Your home router should be configured for wireless and you should know your wireless routers security information. Make sure an Ethernet cable is not connected to the PS3.
-Turn on your console and select Network Settings under the Settings option in the main menu.
-Select the "Internet Connection Settings" tab and then select Yes when prompted.
-For the installation type select "Easy"
-Select "Wireless" when prompted for your connection type.
-Select "Scan". Your system will scan and show all available wireless access points within range.
-Select your home access point from the list.
-Select your security settings and enter your encryption key. Save your settings
Make sure to select Test Connection to make sure the connection is working properly.



Wired Connection

You will have the same steps as a wireless connection, except once you select "Easy", you will be prompted for your wired connection settings. Normally, in a home environment, you are using DCHP and the IP address as well as DNS information is all obtained automatically from your router.

Be sure to select Test Connection afterwards

Ok. You should now be connected to the internet. Enjoy!

G33k


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How to connect PS3 to the internet?


There are two ways to connect to the internet there is Wireless or Wired connection here is how to do both:WIRELESS (WIFI):
Step 1: Turn on the PS3
Step 2: Once on main menu go to settings and under settings select "Network Settings"
Step 3: Select "Internet connection settings" if prompted that you will be disconnected from the internet select "Yes".
Step4: Select "Easy" on types of installation.
Step 5: Select "Wireless" to choose what kind of internet connection you want.
Step 6: Select "Scan" to search for internet access points.
Step 7: Select your home connection when the screen comes up with all the found access points. If your home Internet access point requires a password enter the password when prompted and saveyour settings.
Step 8: Test the connection to check if you configured your settings right if successful you are good to go. If not go back and check your connection settings for your home internet access point. You are now connected to the internet!
HARDLINE (Wired): Must connect ethernet cable to PS3 before turning it on!
Goes like this: Arrows are the cable (===>)
Internet Line ===>Router ===>PS3
Step 1: Turn on the PS3
Step 2: Once on main menu go to settings and under settings select "Network Settings"
Step 3: Go to "Internet Connection" and select it to Enable it.
Step 4: Select "Internet Connection Settings"
Step 5: Select "Internet connection settings" if prompted that you will be disconnected from the internet select "Yes".
Step 6: Select "Easy" on types of installation.
Step 7: PS3 will automatically check your connection network setup and set the settings for you.
Step 8: The settings will appear and press x to save the settings.
Step 9: Test your connection if it was successful you will see succeeded nest to "Obtain IPAddress" and "Internet Connection" you are now connected to the internet!

Feb 27, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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a need help


you can set your playstation 3 online by two ways, 1- by a wired connection, and 2- Wireless,

1-Wired Connection: Plug an ethernet cable from your highspeed modem to the back ethernet input on your ps3 system, and follow on your ps3: Network Connection > Internet Connection Settings > Easy > Wired Connection. and follow steps
2- Wireless Connection: You must have a Router connecting ethernet cable from your intenet modem to the router, and follow on your ps3: Network Connection > Internet Connection Settings > Easy > Wireless Connection and follow steps,

hope this helped you on setting up your ps3 connection :)

Apr 13, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I need help hooking my PS3 wireless


Hi

You have not specified what kind of connection are you going to use to get online on your PS3, i am listing steps below first for a wireless connection in case you have a internet connection with a wireless router or modem.

Make sure that your wireless Internet is turned on and working properly,Turn on the Playstation 3 game console and follow these steps below

1) Access the "Network Settings" screen under the "Settings" screen in the main menu.

2) Select the "Internet Connection" tab and select "yes" when the system displays a new screen.

3) Select "easy" on the new screen that pops up asking what type of installation you want to use.

4) Select "wireless" when it asks you what type of Internet connection you have.

5) Select "scan" on the next screen so that the system searches for all available Internet connections in the area.

6) Select your home Internet when the screen pops up displaying the available Internet options.

7) Save your settings on the next screen.

8) Test the connection to make sure that it works properly, also you would need to enter the secure password if you have set it for your wireless modem our router for wifi access in order to connect it with your PS3.

Now for connecting your PS3 through a wired internet connection you can follow the instructions given at this link, this is with diagrams for you to understand better.

Let me know if this helps and please do not forget to rate my solution

Wish you Happy Holidays and Happy Gaming

Regards
KreativeGeek

Dec 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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WHAT DO I NEED TO HOOK IT UP TO THE INTERNET


Hi

You have not specified what kind of connection are you going to use to get online on your PS3, i am listing steps below first for a wireless connection in case you have a internet connection with a wireless router or modem.

Make sure that your wireless Internet is turned on and working properly,Turn on the Playstation 3 game console and follow these steps below

1) Access the "Network Settings" screen under the "Settings" screen in the main menu.

2) Select the "Internet Connection" tab and select "yes" when the system displays a new screen.

3) Select "easy" on the new screen that pops up asking what type of installation you want to use.

4) Select "wireless" when it asks you what type of Internet connection you have.

5) Select "scan" on the next screen so that the system searches for all available Internet connections in the area.

6) Select your home Internet when the screen pops up displaying the available Internet options.

7) Save your settings on the next screen.

8) Test the connection to make sure that it works properly, also you would need to enter the secure password if you have set it for your wireless modem our router for wifi access in order to connect it with your PS3.

Now for connecting your PS3 through a wired internet connection you can follow the instructions given at this link, this is with diagrams for you to understand better.

Let me know if this helps and please do not forget to rate my solution

Dec 08, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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