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How to Stream Popcorn Time on PS3 and PS4?



Popcorn Time on PS3

Popcorn Time is an open source platform which lets you stream your favorite movies and TV shows without downloading it. Popcorn Time uses BitTorrent P2P file sharing protocol to stream the media. In this article, we will show you how to stream popcorn time on PS3 and PS4. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 are popular gaming consoles which act as an online center and a media center. Along with playing games, you can use PlayStation to stream the media contents on the bigger screens. To learn more about Popcorn Time, check out What is Popcorn Time? Is it Legal to Use?

Popcorn Time for PS3

Is Popcorn Time available for PlayStation?

No. There is no official Popcorn app for PlayStation consoles. Since Sony doesn’t allow the apps which implement the BitTorrent protocols, there is no dedicated Popcorn Time application for PlayStation consoles. Fortunately, there is an was to access or use the Popcorn Time on PlayStation 3 and 4. To access Popcorn Time on PlayStation, you must need to install the Plex media player.

How to Stream Popcorn Time on PS3 and PS4 using Plex?

#1: Connect to your PlayStation to the TV.

#2: Download and install Popcorn Time on your Windows or Mac PC.

(Note: Facing trouble while installing the Popcorn Time app? Learn how to install Popcorn Time on Windows and Popcorn Time on Mac.)

#3: Simultaneously, download and install the Plex Media player on your PC.

(Note: If you are a new user to Plex, check out our installation guide to know how to install Plex on Windows and Plex on Mac.)

#4: Launch the Popcorn Time app and navigate to the settings menu.

Popcorn Time for PS4

#5: Now, tap the Show Advanced Settings menu and scroll down to locate the Cache Directory.

#6: On the cache directory, navigate to Users -> Username -> Documents.

#7: Create a new folder in the name of Popcorn Time.

#8: Launch the Plex application and create a new library by tapping the Plus icon which located on the

#9: Select the movies category and set the path to the Cache Directory.

#10: Find your IPv4 address by typing ipconfig in the Cmd BOx. (For mac, Type ifconfig in the terminal box).

#11: Note down the address and enter it on the PS4/PS3’s internet browser.

#12: While entering the IPv4 address on the browser make sure to add :34000/home/index.html” at the end of the address. (For instance, if your IP address is, then type it as

#13: After entering the address, Plex interface combined with Popcorn Time will appear on the TV screen.

#14: Select the media that you want to watch and enjoy streaming on the bigger screens.

To Conclude:

Popcorn Time is a much-needed application for all streaming lovers. At the same time, you shouldn’t comprise your online privacy while streaming the media. We recommend you to use NordVPN as it is regarded as the best Popcorn Time VPN to stream media contents securely and anonymously. By installing Popcorn Time on PlayStation 4 or 3, you can enhance your streaming experience to the new level. If you find any trouble while following this guide, leave a comment below.

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