The consoles like the Xbox, PS3, and PS4 are not only just meant for games, actually is they are more than the mere gaming devices these days. They are now, merely serves as an entertainment hub. In this article, we will show you how to connect Phone to PS3 and how to use it. Having movies/music on your phone and listening to it is good, but most of the users now looking for a way to access their content on other devices.

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There are many apps for that. One such app is AirSync, it is an Android app. The app allowed its user to stream media content from your phone to a local computer, with the help of universal DLNA. But there is a new update available for the universal DLNA standard, which has added some more functionality- most importantly, it added connectivity with the Xbox 360’s and PS3’s built-in DLNA protocol.

You can connect your Phone and PS3 or Xbox 360 using USB chords, Bluetooth, and WiFi or even by screen mirroring. We suggest you the connection with WiFi, as it is simple and easy to do. Let us see how to connect using the DLNA protocol. Adding to that we can also know the way to control ps3 with android device.

How to connect Phone to PS3

There are few apps on the Play Store, which will help you to do this, using DLNA technology. It is possible to connect any phone with Android version 1.6 and later and any Xbox 360 or PS3.

Step 1: Connect your Phone and PS3 to your Wi-Fi

DLNA is operated over WiFi, so it is neccessary that devices you want to connect should be connected under the same WiFi network. If in case you have multiple routers, just make sure your phone and PS3 signed in the same network. Once it is done, go to your app drawer and load up the AllShare application.

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Step 2: Media share configuration for PS3

Turn ON your PS3 console and navigate to settings. Then go to the Internet Setting and scroll down to finr the Media Source Connection. Make sure this setting is enabled, if not, your PS3 will not detect your mobile.

Step 3: Watch videos

After establishing the connection between the phone and console, the media on your phone will be automatically listed under the relevant section of the PS3’s media bar. Once you open the phone folder, you will be presented with folders for all of the available DLNA content. The videos can also be streamed via DLNA to your TV via PS3.

Click the videos folder and select the movie you wish to stream. you can pause, rewind and fast-forward through the film as just like a remote control using the PS3 pad.


That’s it. now you know how to connect Phone to PS3. There are a lot of DLNA options available on Android. Among them, many are available for free and can be downloaded from the Android Market. Recommended choices are Skifta and BubbleUPnP, DoubleTwist, AirTwist which will have the same functionality as mentioned above.

If you have any issues with the connecting procedures or any feedback or any betterment options, kindly comment below.

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