Connecting Playstation 4 to Internet

Issue/Question

How do I register my Playstation 4 to work on the internet at WKU?

Environment

  • Playstation 4

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. On the main dashboard menu, hit up on the d-pad.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Network.
  4. Select Set up Internet Connection.
  5. Select Use Wi-Fi.
  6. Select Easy.
  7. Select WKU-WIRELESS.
  8. 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:
    Note: The Playstation 4 will have a different address for the wired and wireless adapter.
    1. On the main dashboard menu, hit up on the d-pad.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Select System.
    4. Select System Information.
    5. The MAC address for both wireless and wired connection are displayed.
    6. With your MAC address ready, please submit an online request or contact the ITS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 115
Created
Tue 5/6/14 4:51 PM
Modified
Fri 2/12/21 4:09 PM