How to Use Laptop As Monitor for PS4

Do you love to play PS4? Want to play on using the laptop screen? Are you surfing the internet to know how to use laptop as monitor for PS4? This is a little bit tricky, but not difficult. But, must need video input in your laptop which is not available in most of the laptop.

But, don’t worry. You can use the laptop to play PS4 using Remote Play.

How to Use Laptop As Monitor for PS4

How to use laptop as monitor for PS4 using Remote Play

The Remote Play of Sony comes with the control to stream PS4 gameplay for Windows laptop or Mac. The application comes with the features which give you the feeling as you are enjoying the game remotely to your PS4 station.

You must need the following to use the computer as a monitor for ps4.

  1. PS4 system
  2. Laptop computer
  3. USB cable (DualShock 4 Wireless adapter, which allows you to use the controller wirelessly.)
  4. DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
  5. Must need an account for PlayStation Network
  6. A microphone for voice chat, although you can use the build-in microphone of your computer if you want
  7. Internet connection

The internet speed should be high-speed for the best performance. So, we recommend the upload and download speed should be at least 15Mbps.

How to install PS4

  • Click on the link, and download PS4 Remote Play for Windows PC or Mac.
  • Save the file.
  • Go to the folder where you have saved the downloaded file. Run the file for installation.
  • You can see a dialog box, to install the file follow the instruction.

You may see the suggestion to download additional software which will need to PS4 Remote Play, follow the instruction in this situation.

How to set up PS4 system

You should set up the system before use it. Just do the following steps-

  • To enable remote play, go to the Settings, next select the
  • Then activate the PS4 system as primary. So, go to the account management Settings and activate primary PS4.
  • Select Power Saving Settings, Features Available in Rest Mode (which allows starting the remote play when the PS4 system is in rest mode.)
  • Then, select both Stay Connected to the Internet and Enable Turning On PS4 from Network checkboxes.

I hope, you have got your solution to how to use laptop as monitor for PS4. If you don’t like the method shown above, then you can use a video capture card for this issue.

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