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Playstation 3 - SmartStream


Here you can find SmartStream setup information for your chosen device and also which services you can access whilst using SmartStream.

You can use the Table of Contents on the right hand side of this window to navigate between the different sections.


Install Guide


Step 1
Choose the closest SmartStream DNS server to your current location using the below list, you will need this later.




Step 2
Retrieve your VPN username and password, if you are a new member this is contained in the StreamVia Account Information email you received after ordering.




Step 3
Select Settings then Network Settings


Step 4
Select Internet Connection Settings


Step 5
Select OK when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet


Step 6
Select Custom


Step 7
Select Wired Connection or Wireless depending on how you are connecting your PS3 to the network.


Step 8
Select Manual Settings


Step 9
Keep scrolling right on your D-Pad until you get to DNS Settings, then select Manual and fill in Primary DNS and Secondary DNS with the IP address of the SmartStream DNS server(s) you chose in Step 1.


Only the SmartStream DNS servers should be listed, delete any others




Step 10
Press Right button on the PS3 controller until offered to check connection, Check connection to save the new settings


Step 11
Use the below link to sign in to SmartStream using your VPN username and password, this will activate SmartStream for your current broadband IP address. It is recommended you do this from a computer, but make sure you do not have the VPN connected!

Should your broadband connection IP address change (if your router restarts or your ISP resets your connection) you will need to repeat this step of signing in, to update our systems.




Step 12
Power off/on your device, a full restart not just a suspend/resume.




Removal Guide


Step 1
Select Settings then Network Settings


Step 2
Select Internet Connection Settings


Step 3
Select Yes when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet


Step 6
Select Automatic


Step 7
Press Right button on the PS3 controller until offered to check connection, Check connection to save the new settings


Step 8
Power off/on your device, a full restart not just a suspend/resume.



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