Set up your user account to connect to PlayStation Network and access the PlayStation 4 system’s robust online features. Customize your account with a unique avatar to share with your friends list. You can also change your profile’s background image and color scheme with a screenshot from your favorite game, or create your own custom dashboard theme. Use your PSN account on the PS4 system, on the web portal for the PlayStation Store, and with the PlayStation App on your mobile device.
Press and hold the PS button to bring up the customizable “quick menu.” Here you can access useful settings, such as system notifications, friends list, sound and device settings, Share Play, Spotify music playback settings, power and restart options, and more.
See What’s New
See what your friends are playing in What’s New, where you can view their latest shared screenshots, video clips, and unlocked trophies. You can also check out the latest trending Live from PlayStation broadcasts of top games.
Entertainment Apps and Services
The PlayStation 4 offers easy access to the best gaming and entertainment available. Whether you want to enjoy online multiplayer gaming with PlayStation Plus, stream movies and TV shows with PlayStation™ Video, or use your PS4 system as your streaming video hub, we’ve got you covered. The PlayStation 4 system also features native support for video streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, HBO Now, Twitch, YouTube, NBA, NFL, MLB.TV, and more.
Connect and Socialize
Connect with friends and see their profiles from your Friends List, and “follow” anyone including content creators, game broadcasters, and game developers to see what they are playing and sharing. Send private messages to friends or create group chats to organize game nights. Create Parties and invite friends for group voice and text chat, and join each other’s online games or continue group chat while you all play solo.