How to Connect Paramount Plus/PS4

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Paramount Plus has been available on PlayStation consoles for a while now, and streaming shows through your gaming console is sometimes the optimal solution.

Paramount Plus currently counts over 30,000 titles for you to choose from, movies and shows from CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon, and news and sports shows included.

As with the other similar popular streaming platforms, such as Netflix or Hulu, there are limits to how many users can stream shows simultaneously - the limit being three users.

However, in contrast to the other streaming services, Paramount Plus is a bit more affordable, with the highest price being $9.99 for the ad-free Premium option, while the regular monthly fee is $4.99.

The app is available to be downloaded on the PlayStation Store, as well as on mobile devices, both iOS and Android.

Therefore, if you’re wondering whether watching Paramount Plus is possible on your PS console - yes, it is.

Check out the article below, and see the step-by-step guide to learn how to download and start using Paramount Plus’s services on your PS4 console.


How do I connect Paramount Plus?

Since Paramount Plus currently has over 38 million monthly subscribers, the platform is offering compatibility with a big number of devices, as well as a broad choice of titles.

To connect your Paramount Plus account to your PS4, follow these steps:

  1. First, make sure to connect your PS4 console to your Smart TV via HDMI.
  2. Make sure your console is connected to the Internet, otherwise you won’t be able to download the Paramount Plus app.
  3. From the PS4 home screen, go to the ‘Main Menu’ section.
  4. Open the ‘PlayStation Store’, open the ‘Apps’ option, and click on ‘All Apps’.
  5. In the ‘Search Bar’, type in ‘Paramount Plus’ and click on the app in the search results.
  6. After the app opens, click on the ‘Download’ button to install the app.
  7. Next, after the app is done downloading and installing, enter your credentials to activate Paramount Plus on PlayStation.

Note: Currently the Paramount Plus app is not available on the PS5 console. Therefore, use these steps for the PS4 consoles and lower.

Stream Paramount Plus on PS4 by Remote Play

Another method to connect the Paramount Plus app to your console, is by using the PS Remote Play feature.

To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Connect your console with your TV if you haven’t already.
  2. To enable the Remote Play feature, open ‘Settings’, and click on ‘Remote Play Connection Settings’.
  3. Next, you’ll need to activate the PS4 console as primary. To do this, open ‘Settings’, click on ‘Account Management’ and activate the feature.
  4. Further on, set the PS4 in ‘Rest Mode’ - open ‘Settings’, and click on ‘Power Save Settings’, click on ‘Rest Mode’.
  5. From the list of features, activate the following ones: ‘Stay Connected to the Internet’ and ‘Enable Turning on PS4 from Network’.
  6. Connect your phone to the same network as your console.
  7. Download the PS Remote Play app and the Paramount Plus app on your phone if you don’t already have them.
  8. Connect the phone and the PS4 console, you’ll see your phone’s screen on the TV.
  9. Open the Paramount Plus app on your phone, and play your favorite content. It will show up on the TV screen.