How to use TV, Keyboard and mouse with PlayStation 4

It is possible to use Use and Bluetooth keyboard and mouse with your PlayStation 4 system. Follow this quick guide to connect Keyboard and mouse to PlayStation 4. this article will also guide your through the steps fro connecting a HDMI compatible display to your Playstation 4 console.

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How to connect USB keyboard or mouse to PlayStation 4

  • Plugin your mouse or keyboard in the open USB port on the front of the PS4.
  • When PlayStation 4 recognizes the new device, it will ask for a profile. Now choose the profile with which you want to pair the device.
  • After choosing the profile you can use the  keyboard or mouse to navigate the PS4's system menus, input text, browse the web etc...
  • You can go to Settings > Devices > External Keyboard to change Keyboard type (language), key repeat delay, and key repeat rate.

How to connect Bluetooth keyboard or mouse to PlayStation 4

  • Press UP on the d-pad from the Dynamic Menu's Home Screen
  • Select Settings > Devices > Bluetooth Devices for your PlayStation 4 to automatically search nearby Bluetooth devices.
  • Now pair the device with PS4 by entering the pass key if required.
  • When PlayStation 4 recognizes the new device, it will ask for a profile. Now choose the profile with which you want to pair the device.
  • After choosing the profile you can use the  keyboard or mouse to navigate the PS4's system menus, input text, browse the web etc...
  • You can go to Settings > Devices > External Keyboard to change Keyboard type (language), key repeat delay, and key repeat rate.

How to connect TV or other HDMI-compatible display to PlayStation 4

  • Plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI Out port of PlayStation 4
  • Connect the other end of the cable to the HDMI port of your display 
  • Now connect the AC power cord to the AC In port located at the back of the PlayStation 4 and its other end to the power socket.
  • Switch on your PS4 and the display device and set it to display the input from PS4.

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