How to turn my PS4 on and off remotely with my Android phone or iPhone?

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PS4 is the best console of this generation, this fame has been earned by the incredible functions it has brought to the table, such as the one that allows you to edit videos with ShareFactory, only for one of those functions today's guide was created. To know how to turn my PS4 on and off remotely?

And, while this is one of Play's best features, many people don't know about it because it came out relatively recently, which is a shame, because by really learning how to use this feature you can take advantage of your PS4 in a different way.



How do I turn my PS4 on and off remotely?

Now to get straight to the point and learn as soon as possible how to turn my PS4 on and off remotely, the first thing you should know is that this action can only be done via the official Sony app, which you can download on both Android and IOS.

For this reason, the first step to be able to turn your console on and off remotely is to download the application for free Remote Screen PS4 from your respective store on your mobile.

Once you have it you have to open it, a home screen will appear inside it where you will have to read what they tell you and press the "Next" button, then you will be shown a small guide of what you need to do to use the App ( this is not very detailed), click the X blu that appears to close it.

If you have done everything up to this point, you should be in a section where the PS4 console will come out, when you see your console press it, which will immediately redirect you to a place where you will need to enter a code.



Set up your phone on PS4

With the above, you have already done what you should on mobile, so to continue with the procedure that will allow you to turn my PS4 on and off remotely, now you need to go to configure the console.

To do this, after being asked for the code on your mobile, go to the console and in the menu choose the "Settings" option, within this there are many options, select that call «Connection settings of the mobile application«.

In this other place you will get the mobile devices that you have authorized, since you have not entered any yet, you have to click on «Add device», which will automatically give you a code, which is what you need to put on your phone (it is valid for five minutes).

Insert it and go, now there your console and your device will be synchronized quickly and you will be able to use the app to control the console, this process only needs to be done once.

How to use the App?

Now that you've read all of the above, you're almost done solving the question: How to turn my PS4 on and off remotely? Finally, you need to learn how to control the App to turn it on and turn it off.


These actions are easily performed, you just have to tap on your console section in the app menu and it will automatically display three options you can perform: «Disconnect», «Second screen» and «Power».

Press the one that says power and that will cause your PS4 to turn on and off as well. It's ready. However, before you leave, don't forget to keep looking for informative guides about different functions of your Play, so that you can get all the juice available, you can search for example: How to download games on PS4 from your mobile.


Or even, how to use and put a webcam when streaming direct to PS4, as with these guides you will never be misinformed and can do whatever you want.

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