Last updated on September 15th, 2022 at 10:17 am
In a Nutshell
First Method (Using Remote Play App): First of all, download the Remote Play from your browser. Secondly, turn on your PS5 and open the Remote Play application you downloaded. In the application, sign in to the PSN (PlayStation Network) account you are using on your PS5. Go to settings and choose your preferred settings. It will connect automatically and you will get access to your PlayStation 5 on your laptop.
Second Method (Using Capture Card): Get yourself an Elgato Capture Card first. You need to plug one side of your DisplayPort cable into Elgato’s output port. Plug the other end into your laptop’s port. Then, do the same for an HDMI cable and connect both ends with your laptop and capture card. Lastly, choose your preferences on the laptop when shown.
Third Method (Using Laptop as a Monitor): You can use the HDMI cable for screening your PS5 as well. In this case, you need to make sure you have the HDCP 2.2 version. If you have a lower version, it would not work. For this method, plugin one side of the HDMI cable into your PS5 output port and the other side into the input port of your laptop.
Note: If you are looking forward to the above methods in detail, make sure to read the complete article.
How to Connect PS5 to Laptop with HDMI
We all want to play games on a console and the PlayStation 5 is the best option available. Usually, we use LED screens for this purpose but sometimes we don’t have a smart screen and we have to use our laptops. The HDMI cable is the best option for screening but in this case, it is quite complicated.
Connecting PS5 to a laptop with HDMI is possible but it is not very easy as some laptops don’t come with input ports. There are other methods as well which we will be listing in this article. So, in this article, we will be listing down 3 detailed methods that you can perform to get the job done.
Methods for Connecting PS5 to Laptop
The 3 detailed methods are as under.
Method 1: Using Remote Play Application
You need to follow the steps given below if you want to connect your PS5 console to your laptop using Remote Play.
Step 1: Firstly, open your browser and search for the Remote Play application.
Step 2: Secondly, download the suitable option for your laptop considering the operating system.
Step 3: Thirdly, power on your console and open the downloaded Remote Play.
Step 4: When you open the application, you need to sign in to your PlayStation Network.
Note: Make sure you use the same account that you are using on your PS5.
Step 5: After that, open the settings in the application and choose the settings suitable for you.
Step 6: Once you have done that, the connection will be made automatically and you will be asked for access.
Step 7: You need to confirm the access and that’s it.
Method 2: Using Capture Card
Follow the steps given below to connect your PS5 to your laptop via a capture card. If you don’t have a capture card then buy one. The capture card is commonly known as Elgato. You will also need a Display Port Cable for this method.
Step 1: First of all, plug one end of your Display Port cable into the capture card’s output port.
Step 2: Then, plug the second end of the cable into your laptop’s input port.
Step 3: Afterwards, take the HDMI cable and connect its one end with the capture card.
Step 4: Plug the other port of the HDMI cable into your laptop’s HDMI port.
Step 5: As soon as you connect both the cables, a window will pop up on the laptop’s screen. In this window choose your preferred settings for your console and laptop.
Method 3: Using HDMI Cable
You can also connect your laptop to PS5 with an HDMI cable but this method has a few exceptions. This method will only work if your laptop has HDCP 2.2 version or above. If your laptop has a lower version, this would not be possible. Follow the steps as given.
Step 1: In the first place, just like the other methods, connect one end of your HDMI cable to your PS5 output port.
Step 2: Do the same for the other end, connect it to your laptop’s port.
As soon as these two things are done, the screening on your laptop will start and you can start enjoying your time.
This was it for the article about how to connect PS5 to a laptop with HDMI. We shared three detailed methods that you can follow pretty easily. Make sure to check out other articles as well if this one helped you.