Updated 6 October 2017

Download or stream PlayStation Video to an Android device, iPhone or iPad

Learn how to download or stream PlayStation Video content to your Android smartphone or tablet

 
 

How to stream to an Android device

  1. Launch the PlayStation Video app and sign-in.
  2. Tap Menu and select [My Videos] to view all your purchased and rented videos.
  3. Either tap a video or select [Watch] on the video description page to begin streaming.

Please note that your mobile provider may charge you for data usage if you use the mobile network to download or stream PlayStation Video.

How to download to an Android device

  1. Launch the PlayStation Video app and sign-in.
  2. Tap Menu and select [My Videos] to view all your purchased and rented videos.
  3. Select [Download].
  4. Select [Watch] after download is complete to begin payback. You can’t begin playback before download is complete.

Please note that your mobile provider may charge you for data usage if you use the mobile network to download or stream PlayStation Video.

How to stream to an to an iPhone or iPad

Renting or purchasing videos is not available directly on the iOS app, but you can navigate to PlayStation Store to purchase videos. They’ll get added to My Videos so you can watch them on iPhone or iPad.

Download is not available through the iOS app.

  1. Launch the PlayStation Video app and sign-in.
  2. Tap the video that you want to watch from either [My Videos] or [Watch Now].
  3. The video will start streaming.

Please note that your mobile provider may charge you for data usage if you use the mobile network to download or stream PlayStation Video.

How to download to an iPhone or iPad

Renting or purchasing videos is not available directly on the iOS app, but you can navigate to PlayStation Store to purchase videos. They’ll get added to My Videos so you can watch them on iPhone or iPad.

  1. Launch the PlayStation Video app and sign-in.

  2. Tap the video that you want to watch from either [My Videos] or [Watch Now].

  3. Tap [Download].

  4. Tap [View Status] to see the download status bar.

  5. Tap [More] > [Play].

  • Purchased your video?
    • You can start playback while your video is downloading.
  • Rented your video?
    • You’ll need to wait until your video has finished downloading before you can start playback.

Please note that your mobile provider may charge you for data usage if you use the mobile network to download or stream PlayStation Video.

Movie rental restrictions

The movie must be watched within 30 days of payment. Once viewing has been started you cannot continue watching it on another device and you have 48 hours to finish watching it. You can watch the video as many times as you want during the 48 hour period unless the 30 day limit is reached within that time.

Once playback has started it cannot be rented on that account again, or on any other device, until the end of the current rental period (48 hours from start of playback).