PlayStation 5 is the most popular gaming console launched by Sony. It has more unique features than PlayStation 4 console. Have you bought a new PlayStation 5 an looking for a good guide to learning how to Set up PS5? Then, you are in the right place. Setting up a PS5 is a little difficult process if you do not finish it properly then you may have certain issues while you play PlayStation 5 games. To make the process easier go through this guide completely.
The first thing you need to do before setting up your PS5 console is, you must find the right home for it because the PS5 console is quite big so select a spacious place. And the second one is selecting the TV monitor to have a better gaming experience choose the 4K supported TV as the monitor.
Steps to Set up PlayStation 5
1. Setup the PS5 Stand
1. Unbox the PS5 console box and take out the stand first.
2. Fix the top and bottom parts of the stand.
3. Remove the compartment containing a screw and keep it aside.
4. Place the console horizontally or vertically, it is up to your wish.
2. Connect PlayStation 5 Console to a Display
1. First connect one end of the HDMI cable in the HDMI OUT port on the back of your PS5 console.
2. Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port on the display device.
3. Insert the power cable in the AC IN connector on your PS5 console.
4. Next connect the power plug to the electrical outlet on the wall and turn it on.
5. Press the power button to turn on your PS5 console.
Important Settings to Make PS5 Console
1. Once you turn on your PS5 console follow the on-screen instructions to set up PlayStation 5.
2. Connect the PS5 controller with the USB cable to the system.
3. Click the PS button on the middle of your controller.
4. Select your language and press the X button.
5. Finally, read and accept the user agreement.
3. Connect the PS5 Console to the Internet
1. Tap the Settings icon on your PS5 dashboard.
2. Select Network from the settings menu.
3. Again click settings and tap Setup Internet Connection.
4. Choose your internet connection name.
5. Finally type your network security information.
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4. Update the PS5 System Software
1. Navigate to the Settings menu and select the Systems option.
2. Select System Software.
3. Then select System Software Update from the system software menu.
4. Check if there is any system software update is available.
5. Click the Update button to update your system software.
6. If you find difficulty in downloading the system software you can do that with the external drive and a computer.
5. Sign in to the PlayStation Network
After the System Software update is over you can sign into the PlayStation network. If you are a new user create an account. If you have a PlayStation account already, you can sign in with that login credentials.
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6. Purchase and Play PS5 Games Online
1. Navigate to the PlayStation Store on PlayStation 5.
2. Type the game you would like to play in the search bar.
4. Then, tap confirm purchase button.
3. Select the game and click the Buy button.
5. Click the download button to install the game on your console.
6. Once the installation process is over navigate to the Games Library.
7. Select the downloaded game from the Game library.
8. Finally, you can play the PlayStation 5 games.
You can transfer your PlayStation 4 gaming data to PlayStation 5 if you wish. But make sure to follow all the steps given above to set up your new PlayStation 5 console and have an interesting gaming experience with your friends and family.
Frequently Asked Questions
Connect your HD camera to the super speed USB port on the back of your PS5 console and place your camera on a level surface directly facing where you will be sitting when you play the PS5 games. Adjust the angle of your camera to make sure it is capturing the correct area.
First charge your headset with the USB cable provided with your headset and connect the USB adapter into your PS5 console. Turn on your headset and wait till a blue light appear. The blue light indicates your headset is paired with your PlayStation 5 console.
The PS5 console supports HDMI 2.1 and also 4K 120 Hz video output. To enjoy 4k 120 Hz video you need to select a TV that supports 4K 120 Hz.