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How to Install and Activate Plex on PS4 & PS3



Plex for PS4

Plex is a media player application that helps you to stream all the media content. By installing Plex on the PS4 console, you can stream videos from popular streaming services for free. You can easily download the Plex app from the Playstation Store. If you have purchased the Plex Pass service, you can watch live TV channels, movies, etc., on PS4 without any restrictions or ads. Before installing the Plex application, set up Plex Media Server on Windows, Mac, or any other NAS device.

Note: Some of the media content in the Plex application are geo-restricted. To get rid of the restrictions, use a VPN with Plex.

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How to Download Plex on PS4 & PS3

#1: Connect your PS4/PS3 to the TV and navigate to the PlayStation Store.

#2: Tap the Search icon at the top and search for the Plex app.

#3: From the search results, open the Plex application and tap Download to start the installation process.

Download Plex on PS4

#4: Wait for the Plex application to get downloaded on your device.

(Note: The downloading speed may vary depending on your internet speed)

#5: Once the installation is finished, tap Start to launch the Plex application.

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How to Activate Plex on PS4

After installing the application, you need to carry out a few procedures to access the Plex media player on PlayStation.

#1: Navigate to the TV & Video Section menu and launch the Plex application.

#2: Tap the Sign In option in the bottom left corner.

#3: It displays an alpha-numeric code on the screen.

Plex Activation code

#4: Visit on a web browser. Enter your Plex account login details and the alphanumeric code displayed on the TV.

#5: Tap Link to connect your PlayStation console to the Plex account.

#6: After tapping the Link button, you will get a notification stating that “App Linked.”

#7: That’s it. You have successfully installed and set up the Plex media player on the PlayStation consoles. Now play your favorite movie or TV show and enjoy streaming it on a big screen.

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Installation Guide of Plex on Other Gaming Consoles


1. How to fix Plex not working on PS4?

If your PlayStation console freezes and crashes, clear the unwanted cache files on the app. Try to uninstall and reinstall the app and connect the console to a stable network. If the trouble persists, it may be due to a server problem in the Plex app. To confirm this, contact Plex customer support.

2. Does PS4 work with Chromecast?

Yes, PS4 works well with Chromecast.

3. Is the Plex app available on PlayStation 5?

Yes. You can get the Plex app directly from the PlayStation Store on your PS5 console.

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