How to Connect Your PS4 to Your Mac

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Are you lookng for a way to connect your PlayStation 4 (PS4) console to your Mac computer through HDMI? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll explain how to do it so that you can enjoy all your favorite PS4 games on the big screen.

Before we begin, it’s important to note that tere is no direct HDMI connection between a PlayStation and a Mac laptop in most cases. Therefore, we will be utilizing our own wireless network in order to “stream” the content. Now let’s get started!

The first step is to set up your PS4 console. This can be done by going into the ‘Settings’ tab on the main menu of your console and then selecting ‘Network Settings’. From here, you will need to connect your PS4 to your wireless network. Once this is done, you will want to download and install the Remote Play app on both your Mac laptop and PS4 console.

Once these steps have been completed, open up the Remote Play app on both devices and they should automatically detect each other over your Wi-Fi network. After they have connected, the screen of your PS4 console will display on your Mac laptop and you can start using Remote Play. From then on, anytime you want to use Remote Play all you have to do is select the previously used PS4 console from withn the app.

And that’s it! You should now be able to play all of your favorite PS4 games on a big screen with no issue whatsoever. It really is that simple! So if you were looking for an easy way to connect a PlayStation 4 (PS4) console with a Mac computer through HDMI then this guide should have provided all of the informtion necessary for doing just that.

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Connecting PS4 to Mac Using HDMI

Unfortunately, connecting a PlayStation 4 to a Mac with HDMI is not possible. While the PlayStation 4 has an HDMI port, Mac computers do not. To stream content from your PS4 onto your Mac, you’ll need to use Remote Play. This allos you to connect your PS4 to your home network and stream video and audio from it to any device connected on the same network, including Macs. To set this up, you’ll need a reliable Wi-Fi connection and the Remote Play app installed on both devices. Once set up, it’s easy to control and play games remotely on your laptop or Mac with Remote Play.

Using a Mac as a Monitor for PS4

Yes, you can use your Mac as a monitor for your PS4 console. With the Remote Play feature, you can connect your PS4 console to your Mac and stream the game display from your PS4 to your Mac. Once connected, you will be able to view and control the game using the keyboard and mouse on your Mac. You can also use a DualShock 4 controller if you want to play with more traditional controls. After the initial setup, connecting the two devices is easy – simply select the previously connected PS4 console from a list of available consoles and start streaming!


In conclusion, the PlayStation 4 is an incredibly powerful console that offers an exceptional gaming experience. While it isn’t possible to connect directly to a laptop or Mac via HDMI, users can use Remote Play to stream content from their PS4 console and play games on their laptop or Mac. With Remote Play, users can easily connect their PS4 console and access the same great gaming experience as if they were playing directly on their console.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.