How to use Passkey on PS4 and PS5

PS5 and PS4 side by side

PS5 and PS4 side by side

Trying to figure out how to use Passkey on PS4 and PS5? We’ve got info that can help you get an extra layer of security when connecting your gaming console to the internet.

Sony’s gaming consoles have plenty of cool features, but sometimes learning how to utilize them may require some guidance. Learning how to expand PS5 storage or getting Discord on PS4 are both useful, but getting either done may not be as straightforward as you would hope.

So if you’re looking to use Passkey on PS4 and PS5 for a safer online experience, let’s go ahead and get into it.

How to setup Passkey on PS4 and PS5

Passkey will need a bit of setting up on your PlayStation console before you can use it. Just follow these steps and you should be good to go.

  • Log in to PSN.
  • Open your Account Management settings.
  • Go into Security and enable Sign in with Passkey.
  • Select Create a Passkey.
  • Choose how you want to create a passkey then follow the on-screen instructions that appear.

Once you’re done setting up Passkey for your PlayStation, you should receive an email confirmation.

How to sign in to PSN with Passkey

To sign into PSN with a Passkey, all you need to do is head to the login section as you normally would. When you get to the sign-in screen, you will have the option to sign in with Passkey.

Simply choose this option and you will be prompted to use your saved Passkey to log in. You can add more Passkeys or go back to using passwords by going into your Security settings.

That wraps up our guide on how to use Passkey on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. While you’re here, you might also want to check out how to fix PS5 randomly turning off or get rid of error code WS-116521-6.

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