How to Setup PS4 VPN or PS3 VPN

PS3 and PS4 are the most used gaming consoles across the world. No matter how superb these consoles perform, they are haunted by lag, speed and ping issues. This is why gamers every where are almost always looking for for a reliable VPN to reduce lag, increase gaming experience and above all, get protection againt DDOS attacks. Besides this, Playstation is widely used for streaming movies however, it is primarily used for gaming, and we tested online play on the following PS4 games using ActiVN


Benefits of ActiVPN on PS3 & PS4



Reduce Laging


Lag is a serious issue in gaming and a gamer's win or defeat usually hangs in the balance because of lag. Using ActiVPN can help you reduce lag and improve your gaming experience on PS3 and PS4. PS4 VPN Our PS3 or PS4 VPN connects you to dedicated P2P & gaming server, which has lowest traffic. The server routes your traffic through optimized hot points across international/intercontinental datacenters. ActiVPN provides a wide variety of servers around the world so you can effectively deal with lag. ActiVPN for PS3 PS4

Early Access to New Game Releases


Generally, games are released in a specific country before introducing it worldwide. And sometimes the time and date are same but the time-zone difference makes the difference. For instance, gamers in Australia and Japan will get a digital download of a game before gamers in USA and the UK. PS3 VPN ActiVPN can bridge this gap of date or time so gamers can get early access to the game by connecting to the country server where the game is being released.

DDOS Protection


PS3 and PS4 servers are almost always facing DDOS attacks by rival gamers. Getting DDOS attack is a big issue for gamers, and to counter this threat, ActiVPN offers secure DDOS protected IPs for gamers. ActiVPN’s DDoS Protected Dedicated IP add-on is a blessing for gamers from anywhere in the world.

Surf Internet on PS Console


If you have a PS3 or PS4 gaming console, you do not require a laptop or a computer to surf the internet, as the console is just as good for the job. You can stream popular media sites on it. ActiVPN for PS3 PS4
Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 Through Wi-Fi Router
To setup VPN on PS3 or PS4, you need to setup VPN on your Wi-Fi router first. ActiVPN supports many Wi-Fi routers from various brands. Routers Setup Guides Available Here. Once your router is set up to run a VPN connection all that is required is to turn on your PS3 & PS4 WiFi to connect to the router.
On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.
Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.
Now select ‘Use WiFi’ when prompted.
Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Wireless connection.
Click on your Wireless connection and enter your password (if there is any).
Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.
Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!



Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 through Windows


First make sure you have ActiVPN's Windows software installed and working on your Windows device.
Connect your PS3 or PS4 to your computer using a crossover cable.
Click the ‘Windows Menu Button’ at the bottom left hand of the screen.
From the menu list, click Control Panel.
Once Control Panel window opens, click ‘Network and Sharing Center’.
Click ‘Change Adaptor Settings’ on the left hand side of the screen.
Right click on the icon titled ‘ActiVPN’ and then select the option titled ‘Properties’.
Once the properties window is displayed, open the tab titled ‘Sharing’.
Now, place a check mark on the option titled ‘Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection’.
Click on the option titled ‘Home Networking Connection’. It will reveal a drop down menu with your available internet connections, and possibly a connection titled ‘Xbox’. Select Xbox (if it is available) and if it is not available, then click on the connection you want to share with your console. windows ps3 4
Click “OK”
  • Now, connect your computer’s ActiVPN Windows App to ActiVPN’s desired server.
  • On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.
  • Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.
  • Now select ‘Use a LAN Cable’ when prompted.
  • Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.
  • Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.
  • Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!




Setup VPN on PS3 and PS4 Through MAC


If you are using a Mac desktop or laptop and want to share VPN with your PS3 or PS4, please follow the following steps:
  • First make sure you have ActiVPN Mac software installed and working on your Mac device.

  • Connect your PS3 or PS4 to your computer using a crossover cable.

  • Go to System Preferences at the bottom of the home screen and select the option titled ‘Sharing’.

  • On the Sharing page, select the option titled ‘Internet Sharing’.

  • From the drop down menu titled ‘Share Your Connection From’, select ‘Ethernet’ or ‘AirPort’ or ‘Wireless’ (depending on where you are getting your internet from) to share from the drop down list.

  • From the drop down menu titled ‘To Computers Using’, select ‘Ethernet’ to share from the drop down list.

  • Place a check mark on the box titled ‘Internet Sharing’ to enable sharing of internet.

  • When the sharing is active, the ‘Internet Sharing’ icon will become green and the status will change to ‘On’.

  • Now, connect your computer’s ActiVPN Mac App to ActiVPN’s desired server

  • On your XMB menu on PS3 or PS4, go to ‘Settings’ and then select ‘Network Settings’.

  • Under the ‘Network Settings’ tab, select ‘Set Up Internet Connection’.

  • Now select ‘Use a LAN Cable’ when prompted.

  • Now, select connection method as ‘Easy’. This way, the PS3 or PS4 will automatically scan your Ethernet connection.

  • Click on ‘Do Not Use a Proxy Server’ when prompted.

  • Now, accept all settings after a careful inspection and continue for a ‘Test Connection’. You’re done!



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