Remote Start

You can remotely turn on a PS3™ system that is in standby mode (Wake On LAN) using a device that supports remote play, such as a PS Vita system or PSP™ system. Before using this feature, you must first perform the following steps:

When using remote play via the wireless LAN feature of the PS3™ system or via an access point:

When using remote play via the Internet:

Hints

Enabling remote start

1.

Select (Settings) > (Remote Play Settings).

2.

Select [Remote Start] > [On].

3.

Select [OK] on the screen that is displayed. To use remote play via the Internet, select [Enable Remote Start via the Internet].

4.

Turn off the PS3™ system.
Select (Users) > (Turn Off System) to turn off the system and to put it into standby mode. Check that the power indicator is lit solid red.

5.

Play remotely using a device that supports remote play, such as a PS Vita system or PSP™ system.
For details on using remote play, refer to the instructions supplied with the device in use.

Hints

  • For details on remote play using a PS Vita system or PSP™ system, see (Network) > (Remote Play) > [Using remote play] in this guide.
  • If remote start is enabled, the internal fan of the PS3™ system will continue to operate even after the system is turned off.

Disabling remote start

1.

Select (Settings) > (Remote Play Settings).

2.

Select [Remote Start] > [Off].

Remote start via the Internet

You may not be able to use remote play via the Internet depending on the network device in use. If this happens, check the following information:

Notice

Depending on the type of router, the PS3™ system may be started unintentionally if remote start is enabled. If a remote play connection is not established within a certain amount of time after the PS3™ system is started, the system will turn off automatically. To prevent this from happening, remote start via the Internet may be disabled automatically.