In the era of gaming, the ability to extend the gaming experience beyond the confines of a console has become increasingly desirable. One such capability is connecting your mobile device to your PlayStation 4 (PS4) as a second screen.
You can unlock various exciting features and augment your gaming sessions with additional information and functionality. Whether you want to use your phone or tablet as a virtual keyboard, view game-related content, or access companion apps, connecting your mobile to your PS4 opens up a world of possibilities.
In this article, we will guide you through the steps required to establish this connection, enabling you to leverage the power of your mobile device alongside your gaming adventures on the PS4. Get ready to enhance your gaming experience and take your gameplay to the next level.
How to use second screen phone on PS4
You need to download the PS4 Second Screen app from the App Store or Google Play to use your phone as a second screen. After installing the application, you must follow these steps:
- Download the application on your cell phone;
- In the console, go to settings;
- Click on the “Mobile app connection settings” option;
- In the Application, you must be connected to the same network as the console, as in the image below;
- Sign in to PSN;
- On your PS4, a code will appear for you to put on your phone;
- Select your PS4 in the app and enter the code;
- Your console will be paired.
After the successful connection, you can control the console through your cell phone. You can select games and hit the Options or PS button to turn off the console. Unfortunately, the functions are somewhat limited.