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How do i hook up my ps3 online wirelessly. do I have to have a router

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Does cricket broadband work for playstation3 if so how

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Re: online hook up

Hi ive got my ps3 hooked up with a wireless conection so feel free to ask any questions. you need a wireless hub to send out the wireless broadband signal. is your pc set up with a wireless connection to broadband?

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I have a PS3 in one room and my computer and internet in another. I have bought a wireless router but it is hooked up in the room with the computer. I don't want to have to run a cable to the other end of...

Check your wireless network name in your computer if it is wireless enabled.
Then go to your PS3. Go into the network settings and check if the wireless connection is detected.
When you check the network settings, make sure that ip and dns settings are set to automatic.
After that you would need to open some ports on the comp for your PS3 so that you can play online.
Also let us know the make and model no of your router so that we could tell how to open the ports on the router GUI.
Very first thing your PS3 should detect the wireless connection on it.

Feb 21, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Can you hook up the ps 3 to the internet router to get online with out using a computer

do you have a wireless router?

depends on how your internet is set up

but if your internet is set up like this

internet plug on wall>>>wireless router>>>>main computer

then you can connect to the wireless router without having the computer to be on

if you can use the wireless internet using a laptop then i dont see why it wount work for the ps3

if you dont have a wirekless router and your internet router has several eithernet ports then you can run a either net cable from the router to the ps3

Dec 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How do u hook up ps3 online usin broadband card and laptop

Hi, The PS3 has a built in wireless card. You need a broadband internet connection& a wireless router for it to work this way.

What hardware do you have? You wont be able to connect the PS3 to the internet if you only have a laptop with a wireless broadband card. this is to be used for one PC/laptop at a time. Sorry

you could query this with Verizon though i am sure they would agree, that it is to be used for one PC/laptop to access the internet.


Dec 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Can i hook up my ps3 to a wireless laptop with an ethernet cable?

you can for the 360 go to ur network then i think properties then share network(on pc) its on youtube im not sure about ps3 i have wireless

Dec 14, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 cant find my wireless network anymore

get your router name and go through manual setup, your brother may have accedentally made your wireless network hidden, to change that go to or .0.1 and log in and chang the settings to default

Sep 27, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How to hook Cricket USB Broadband Modem to my PS3

is it possible to connect my ps3 to the internet using cricket broadband modem?

May 03, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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You can't. For wireless connection on the PS3 you need to have a wireless router hooked up to your modem. Once you have your wireless network hooked up with your PC. You can give your PS3 access and the PS3 will scan for any available wireless networks. Google will help you more if you need more detail on how to set up your PS3 wirelessly.

Sep 10, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 online

Dial up is NOT recommended. I honestly do not think it would even work. DSL and broadband work great. If you get DSL or broadband you would need your original ethernet cord and hook up the PS3 from your router. If you go wireless then you would need a wireless router.
I hope this helps. Good luck.

Jul 24, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 and router

You need to make sure that both your router and your ps3 IP settings are set to DHCP or Automatic

Jan 08, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Just hooked up ps3 wirless , gaming is slow

if your PS3 is closer than 20 feet from your router, then its unlikely to be your signal strength.  However, Wireless connections tend to "poll" their connected hardware. What I mean by taht is.... The router sends out a signal, just to check and make sure all the peripherals are still there.  I dunno about PS3 yet, cos I havent tried to game online, but I am an avid PC online gamer, my pc is within 5 feet of my router and Ive switched back to LAN cable to play.  I was experiencing periodic "lag"... due to that polling effect.  Try using the LAN cable and see if that makes a difference ( I dont know how many Ethernet RJ45 connections a Netgear has, ... if it only has one, you may need to connect a "switch" )

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