So if you happen to be a console user that prefer downloading from PC due to much delay in downloading game data from Sony’s sever or any other reason you may have, this tutorial has actually explained in details how to use your computer via IDM for better speed downloading in case you are experiencing PS4 downloading speed very low in action.
This guide is fully tested by me and confirmed working, although will keep receiving updates in case there is any change of how to carry out such task in future. As a fresh content being the latest in 2018, you can use the tool in talk, i.e. PSXDownloader 2018 to download and install as many latest PS4 games you wish to play, and before crafting this post, I was able to use it and install God of war and Call of Duty World War 2 with the steps provided below. So get ready to also use it to download upcoming Best PS4 2019 games for free.
Table Of Content
- Tools and Requirements Needed For This Tutorial.
- PC Download Links
- Getting Prepared – Below are Some Connections before the Main Steps.
- How to connect PlayStation 4 Console (PS4)
- How to Set up PSX Download Helper
- How to Capture PS4 Game Download Link from Sony Servers
- How to Use PSX Link Generator to get PS4 direct download links
- How to Capture Download Link with IDM
- How to Transfer Games From Your PC to PS4 Console
Tools and Requirements Needed For This Tutorial.
- Your personal computer PC or laptop with installed (IDM) Internet Download Manager.
- A LAN Cable
- PSX Link Generator
- PSX Download Helper
- You need Strong signal internet connection on a Mobile Smartphone, Mifi, Router or Wifi hotspot.
PC Download Links
Getting Prepared – Below are Some Connections before the Main Steps:
>First of all, get your PS4 connected to your internet connection via any of the following; Mobile Smartphone network, Router, Modem, WiFi or MiFi.
>Now connect the LAN Cable from PS4 to the laptop or PC in use.
>Navigate to your computer Network and Sharing center.
> Next, tap on Change Adapter Settings.
> Choose WiFi Network with internet access.
> Now Right click on Properties.
> Next is to click on “Sharing tab” located under Internet Connection Sharing, ensure to tick ‘’Allow other Networks Users”. And then select ‘’Home networking connection” which happens to be the Ethernet LAN Cable you previously connected from your PS4 to PC.
You are done with the first approach which involves sharing your WiFi internet access to the LAN cable in use, thereby making the LAN cable have internet access. And this stage is vital because the internet access is needed in capturing the download link from Sony servers.
How to connect PlayStation 4 Console (PS4)
Here, Connecting the PlayStation 4 Console requires the use of PSX download helper, below is how to go about it:
>First of all, start/launch PSX download helper installed on your PC and ensure to take note of the IP address displaying on the PSX software screen (write it down somewhere), and do not click anything yet!
>Navigate to PS4 settings, Network and setup a new connection. From there, choose “Use a LAN Cable”. .
>Select Custom Settings
>On this stage, choose Automatic for all except Proxy Server. And press use proxy server.
> Now copy and paste the IP address you noted from start menu of PSX Downloader Helper. Set the Port to be 8080.
> Tap on next. At this stage, don’t test the Internet connection yet.
Note: This particular step ensures to get your Computer and PS4, communicating via the same IP address aforementioned above.
How to Set up PSX Download Helper
>We didn’t close PSX download helper from the last step above, so continue from there and click on the Big white button
> Now navigate to the 5th tab being “Settings”.
>Look for the sliding menu and choose English.
>Now, restart the App and the selected English language from above will take effect.
>After restarting the app (PSX download helper), it is assumed to be open so continue by clicking on the “Start and Test the internet connection.
How to Capture PS4 Game Download Link from Sony Servers
Below is how to get the download link for the PlayStation 4 game update file:
>First of all, start the download from your PS4 console in use.
>The PSX Download Helper app will automatically grab that particular link.
>Now click on copy
>Navigate to PSX Link Generator tool.
How to Use PSX Link Generator to get PS4 direct download links
This software tool is very easy to use, just follow my step below to get this done.
>Launch the PSX Link Generator
>And paste the link you copied from above.
>Click on Generate Links
>Add all links to Internet Download Manager IDM.
> Head to your IDM and start downloading.
How to Capture Download Link with IDM
>The Links captured and included to IDM queue. Now go ahead and start downloading them to your PS4 Game using IDM. Take note; the size for each is 4GB.
Now that the PS4 Games Downloading is Completed, the next thing is:
How to Transfer Games From Your PC to PS4 Console
At this stage, it is assumed you must have completed or finished downloading the games on your laptop or desktop computers, and the next step to take is transferring the PS4 game downloaded to your PC storage back to the PS4 console device. The following steps will walk you through on how to get that done in few minutes.
>Now create a folder and name it the title of the PS4 game you downloaded or updated – upgraded. Then copy and paste the PS4 game part into the folder you created earlier on.
> Navigate to PSX download helper settings tab.
>Next, click on Folder and select the folder which you saved your downloaded PS4 Games and then Apply the settings.
> Go ahead and start the download in your PS4 console. And observe closely to see how fast it is processing and take note of other PSX app log activities as it is running.
With this provided method above, you can order for PS4 digital games easily, download PS4 games on your PC with IDM and finally, transfer the downloaded PS4 game data from your personal computer to PS4.
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