Essential PS4 set up guide – tips & tricks for your PlayStation 4


Activate your home console as a ‘Primary PS4′

Found in: Settings/PSN/Activate as Your Primary PS4

By all rights you should have done this during your PS4‘s initial set up. However, if you skipped it for some reason or didn’t understand the point you might want to reconsider. Making a PS4 a primary system effectively unlocks any content you buy for anyone else using that console on a different login. That includes games, PS Plus benefits and more. It also makes that PlayStation 4 your Remote Play default.

Essential PS4 set up guide – tips & tricks

  1. Change the PS4′s power settings
  2. Activate your home console as a ‘Primary PS4
  3. Log into Facebook & use your real name on PS4
  4. Turn the PS4′s Dualshock 4 speaker down
  5. Log in to PS4 with your Face
  6. Voice commands – tell PS4 what to do
  7. Set up a second screen for easier typing on PS4
  8. Set your TV & PS4 up perfectly
  9. Improve security on your PS4: set a password
  10. Do not disturb – change your PS4 notifications
  11. PS Plus isn’t the only way to save saves on PS4
  12. See where all your PS4 memory’s gone
  13. Flip the PS4′s Share controls around
  14. Make PS4 video walkthroughs
  15. Get PS4 Streaming set up properly