Connecting the PlayStation 4 to the internet via WiFi

Connecting your PlayStation®4 (PS4™) to the internet allows you to gain access to online services, such as the PlayStation Network and PlayStation Store. It also allows you to play online games and use the web browser on your gaming console.

Before connecting your PS4 to the internet, ensure that you take note of the wireless settings of your router. These include your router’s WiFi name (SSID) and password. 
Check the WiFi settings of your Linksys WRT32X through its web interface.
1. On the PS4 system dashboard, select Settings and press the X button on your controller to bring up the Settings menu.
2. Scroll down to Network and press the X button to bring up the Network menu.
3. Make sure that Connect to the Internet is checked, then select Set Up Internet Connection and press the X button.
4. Select Use Wi-Fi and press the X button.
5. Select Easy and press the X button to use the easy setup method.
6. On the list of available WiFi networks, find the name of your network and press the X button to continue. In this example, the MyWirelessNetwork is used.

7. If your network is password-protected, you will be prompted to enter it first and select Done. WPA™ keys are case-sensitive (abc is different from ABC). WEP keys are hexadecimal (0-9 and a-f) characters and are not case-sensitive. Press the X button to Enter.

8. Once finished, press the X button to test your connection.

The network settings will be saved on your PS4, then a connection test will follow to verify if you are now connected to the internet.

You have now successfully connected your PS4 to the internet.

If you have problems connecting to online services, such as the PlayStation Network or PlayStation Store, you might need to
set up Port Forwarding with your game console

Find out more:

How to troubleshoot connection problems with a PlayStation®4
Setting up a static IP address on the PlayStation®4

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