Connecting Playstation 3 to Internet

Issue/Question

How do I connect my Playstation 3 to the internet?

Environment

  • Playstation 3

Resolution

 WKU ITS recommends using a wired connection to get the best network connection experience.

Wired Connection

  1. Plug in the ethernet cable into your console and into the network port on the wall. You should receive an internet connection.
  2. If you are unable to get an internet connection, restart your console.
  3. If you are still unable to get an internet connection, please submit an online request or contact the ITS Service Desk.

Wi-Fi Connection

  1. Power up the Playstation 3 without any disc in the drive.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Internet Connection Settings.
  5. Select Yes.
  6. Select Easy.
  7. Select Wireless.
  8. Select Scan.
  9. Select WKU-WIRELESS.
  10. You should now be connected to WKU-WIRELESS. If you are still unable to use the wireless network successfully please locate the MAC address. Follow the steps below to locate the MAC address:
    1. Power up the Playstation 3 without any disc in the drive.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System Settings.
    4. Select System Information.
    5. The MAC Address will be listed under MAC Address.
    6. With your MAC address ready, please submit an online request or contact the ITS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 114
Created
Tue 5/6/14 4:48 PM
Modified
Fri 2/12/21 4:10 PM