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How can i get my 60 gig ps3 to go online with wireless connection

I had my 60 gig ps3 connected via phone line but want a wireless connection, how can i do this ?

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Hi, I'm Ryan, If you had it set for a wired connection, and want to change it to wireless, you will need to goto the home page onthe PS3 and chand the internet connection from wired to wireless. It then will pick up any wireless networks so you can connect to them.

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The only way you can connect a PS3 to the internet is either though an Ethernet cable what comes out of your router

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