Remote play is one of the best features for a gaming console or client. It allows users to access their games through a secondary device and continue playing without interruptions. Feel like playing while on the go? Remote play can do that for you. To put it simply, remote play (especially on PS5) allows you to play the games on your console, through a mobile device. You can continue playing your favorite games via your phone or tablet, without any issues. If you want to use this feature on your PS5, you might need the following article to tell you exactly how to do it. Read through the requirements to setup remote play for your PS5 and all the steps to set it up perfectly.
Requirements to setup remote play:
The device that you are planning to use as a remote device to play your console games should follow the given criteria –
Android smart phone/tablets should have Android version 7 or later.
Any Apple device, that is iPhone and iPad can support remote play with iOS 13 or later.
A Windows PC only needs to have the PS Remote play app installed.
As for controllers, you can connect the Dualshock 4 or the Dualsense wireless controller to Android 10 or later. To use these controllers with an iOS device, the version should be 14.5 or later.
To use remote play, you also need to have a console and an account on PlayStation’s network. It is also recommended to have a high speed internet connection. An internet connection with speed between 5-15 Mbps will do just fine.
How to enable remote play on PS5:
Now that you know all the requirements for remote play on PS5, let’s look into the steps to actually setup it up.
Firstly, enable remote play on your PS5 console. Go to Settings > System > Remote Play > Enable. You can also have the remote play feature available in rest mode. To activate that, go to Settings again and select System > Power saving > Features available in Rest Mode. Enable Stay connected to the Internet and Turning on PS5 from Network. This will turn on Remote Play features for you.
Now, install the PS Remote Play app on the device you want to use as the secondary. Launch the app and sign in to your PlayStation account. Make sure that it is the same profile that you have used to sign into your PS5. Connect the device to the internet and put your PS5 into rest mode. The app will search for and connect to your PS5. The screen for your console will then appear on it. That’s it! You can now access your PS5 through a secondary device and enjoy your games with Remote Play.