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How to Check Connection on PlayStation 3

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Introduction

Making sure your PlayStation 3 is online with a good connection is often the first step in determining any other problems you may be having.

This guide will walk you through making sure your console is online, and offer to help guide you through getting it back online if problems arise.

PlayStation 3

1 Internet Connection Test

To test your Internet connection, follow these steps:

  1. Select Settings.
    Settings menu. Screenshot.
  2. Select Network Settings.
    Settings menu with Network Settings selected. Screenshot.
  3. Select Internet Connection Test.
    Network Settings with Internet Connection Test selected. Screenshot.
  4. If the test did not pass and you need help reconnecting follow this guide.
    Connecting your PS3 to your network.

? Is your PlayStation 3 online?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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Making sure your PlayStation 3 is online with a good connection is often the first step in determining any other problems you may be having.

This guide will walk you through making sure your console is online, and offer to help guide you through getting it back online if problems arise.

PlayStation 3

To test your Internet connection, follow these steps:

  1. Select Settings.
    Settings menu. Screenshot.
  2. Select Network Settings.
    Settings menu with Network Settings selected. Screenshot.
  3. Select Internet Connection Test.
    Network Settings with Internet Connection Test selected. Screenshot.
  4. If the test did not pass and you need help reconnecting follow this guide.
    Connecting your PS3 to your network.

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