Growing technology has made it possible to watch your favorite movies, dramas and play action games even on the small screen of smartphones. While there is no doubt that you enjoy the content more on smartphones, casting it on the bigger screen is still superior. Luckily, if you have a PS4, you can cast content from your smartphone.

For this purpose, you just need a screencasting application to cast your smartphone to PS4 and enjoy videos and games. Stay tuned to know the details:

Part 1: How to Cast iPhone to PS4?

Since every mirroring program cannot connect your device to PlayStation 4, we have listed the two best methods to cast to PS4 from iPhone:

1. Plex

Plex is a screen mirroring app that allows its users to cast their iPhones to PlayStation 4.

Its Features

  • With its inbuilt support, the app can stream photos, videos, and music.
  • Plex organizes the files to let its user easily search and play the media.
  • It is free for its users, but you can also get the Plex Pass to watch and record live TV or podcasts.

How to Use Plex

  1. Make a free account by going to Plex official website.
  2. plex purchased

  3. Now go to playstation, search Plex, and install it on your PS4.
  4. Open the app and click to sign in. A link will appear on the screen. Visit the link through the browser.
  5. Now log in to your Plex account and input the code visible on the TV screen.
  6. Click “Link," and a message will appear showing successful setup.
  7. Now install the Plex on your iPhone.
  8. Open the app and click “Stay in Trial Mode” then Grant permission”.
  9. Select the menu icon and go to “Settings” from the menu.
  10. Now click “System” and then “Advertiser server," "Show camera roll media,” and “Network discovery”.
  11. Connect your iPhone and PS4 with the same network.
  12. Finally, go to the PS4 home screen; select your iPhone and then folder to cast your favorite content.

2. iMediaShare

iMediaShare is another application that can successfully connect your iPhone to PS4.

Its Features

  • It allows its users to play photos, videos, music, or audio systems.
  • It can automatically detect the list of available devices,  so you just need to pick the device to cast the content.
  • The app is free to use.

How to Use iMediaShare

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  1. Connect your iPhone and PS4 with the same network.
  2. Download and install iMediaShare on your device.
  3. Launch the app and choose whatever you want to cast on the PS4 screen.
  4. Click “choose a screen," then select your PS4 console from the given list of devices.
  5. Now, it will cast photos, videos, or audio on the big screen.
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Part 2: How to Cast Android to PS4

With the help of screencasting apps, you can quickly screen-cast your Android phone. Here are the best apps that you can use to cast your phone to PlayStation 4 easily.

1. PlayStation

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PlayStation is officially developed by Sony to give the users a fantastic PlayStation experience. It is free to download and use.

Its Features

  • The app allows you to start game download to your console from your Android.
  • It also supports voice chat, messaging, and shopping for PS4 users.

How to Use PlayStation

  1. Download the PlayStation App on your Android. Launch it and sign in with the user name and password associated with your PlayStation network account.
  2. Turn on PS4 and go to Settings, then PlayStation App Connection Settings, and then Add Device.
  3. Remember the code number that appears on the screen.
  4. Now open the PlayStation App on your Android and select Connect to PS4 and then Second Screen.
  5. Now your mobile phone will be screencast on PS4.

2. PS4 Second Screen

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PS4second screen allows access to a lot of PS4 controls and features and is free to use.

Its Features

  • With this app, you will see the in-game information on your Android while playing the game on PS4.
  • It also allows you to use your mobile to enter text on PS4.

How to Use the PS4 Second Screen

  1. Install the PS4 second screen app from the app store on your Android device.
  2. Launch the PS4 second screen and sign in with the user name and password associated with your PlayStation network account. You will now see PlayStation devices connected to your device.
  3. Turn on your console, go to settings, then mobile app connection settings, then add device. A screen with a number will be displayed.
  4. Now go back to your Android and tap your PS4 name and enter the code to connect your phone to  your console.
  5. Now your phone screen is cast to PS4.

3. Pixel Media Server (HTC 10)

Pixel media server is a UPNP/DLNA compatible Digital Media Server app that works perfectly fine for Android users, including HTC 10. When installed on your smartphone, the app turns your smartphone into a media server. The app is free to use.

Its Features

  • The app can share media such as photos, videos, or audios.
  • The app auto starts on device boot.
  • It also keeps track of the last folder selected to launch the media quickly.

How to use Pixel media server

  1. Download the pixel media server app on your Android.
  2. Launch the app and tap DMS name to assign any name to your device and then select which directory you want to share.
  3. Tap the play icon to start the app.
  4. pixel media server setting

  5. Now open the media player on your PS4. You can see your iPhone name.
  6. Select your device and browse the folders to play any media on PS4 big screen.

4. LocalCast for Chromecast

LocalCast is one of the most important applications for Chromecast. In the past, it was only compatible with Chromecast, but now it supports many different smart TVs, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and even Nexus Player. However, some features are unique to Chromecast, for example, the zoom, pan, and rotate features are only available for Chromecast.

If the unique features of for Chromecast can be generalized in the future, this will truly make the application more extensive. In addition, there are many features that can help you watch movies through this application, such as subtitle support.

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Part 3: FAQs about Casting Phone to PS4

1 Can iPhone Players Play with PS4?

Yes, you can play your PS4 games from an iPhone remotely using PS4's Remote Play functionality. However, it will work on the 6.50 version or later of the console firmware. You just need to download the Remote Play app on your iPhone and pair it with your PS4.

2 How Do I Cast My Samsung Phone To PS4?

To cast Samsung phone screen to PS4, follow the given steps:

  • Install the PS4 second screen app or any other screencasting app from the app store on your Android device.
  • Launch the app and sign in with the username and password associated with your PlayStation network account. You will now see PlayStation devices connected to your device.
  • Turn on your console and then go to settings, then mobile app connection settings, then add device. A screen with a number will be displayed.
  • Now go back to your Android and tap your PS4 name and enter the code to connect your phone to  your console.
  • Now your phone screen is cast to PS4.

3 How to cast iPhone To PS4 without Wi-Fi?

You cannot cast your iPhone to PS4 unless you install a casting app on your iPhone. It's not important if you have Wi-Fi or a local connection; PS4 doesn't support mirroring.

Conclusion

Whether you have Android or iOS, we have penned the best ways to screen the multimedia content on your PS4. So, without spending extra money on any app or package, just follow the above-given ways and screencast your Android or iPhone to PS4 and have an amazing watching experience.