This article provides instructions to connect various game consoles to your Summit Broadband WiFi network.
- Nintendo Switch
- Nintento Wii-U
- Playstation 4 (PS4)
- PlayStation Portable (PSP)
- Xbox 360
- Xbox One / X / S
If your console is not listed above, please consult the owner's manual or the web site of the console manufacturer.
- Place your Nintendo Switch within 10 feet of your WiFi router to ensure a strong wireless signal.
- Turn your console on and open the HOME Menu.
- Select Internet, and then choose Internet Settings.
- Your Nintendo Switch will automatically search for nearby WiFi signals. Select your desired network name (SSID) from the list.
- If you can't find your network's name, stand closer to your router and press the Y button to search again.
- If you still can't find your network or your network's name is grayed out, this may indicate an issue with the WiFi network environment. Learn more about troubleshooting your WiFi connection.
- If your WiFi network requires a password, an onscreen keyboard will appear. Use the keyboard to enter your network's password and then select OK.
- The Nintendo Switch will test the WiFi connection. Once the test is complete, select OK to finish the process.
NOTE: If the connection test fails, an error code and error message will appear to help you troubleshoot your WiFi connection. Visit the manufacturer's website to learn more about troubleshooting.
Nintendo Wii U
- Using your Wii U GamePad, select System Settings from the Wii U menu.
- Using the Left Stick, select the Internet icon and press the A Button.
- Select Connect to the Internet.
- Choose your wireless network.
- Enter your WiFi password. If you don't know your WiFi password, get help locating it.
- The Wii U will now perform a connection test. If the connection test is successful, select OK to continue.
- When asked if you'd like to make this your default connection, select Set if you want this to be your default connection or No if you don't.
- The Wii U may ask you to perform an update. Select Update to perform the system update, or select Cancel to skip.
Please refer to the owner's manual or visit Nintendo's Wii U Support Site for further instructions.
Playstation 4 (PS4)
Connecting Over WiFi
To connect your PS4 to your WiFi network:
- On the PS4 home menu, select Settings.
- Choose Network.
- Select Set Up Internet Connection.
- Choose Use WiFi, and then select Easy.
- Select your Network Name (SSID) from the list of available networks.
- Enter your WiFi password.
- Follow the onscreen prompts to manage your settings.
If you have any issues with your wireless setup, visit Sony PlayStation support.
Setting up a Wired Connection
To connect your PS4 to your network with an Ethernet cable:
- Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to an open port on your router and connect the other end to your PS4 console.
- Make sure both your router and your PS4 are powered on.
- On the PS4 home menu, select Settings.
- Select Network.
- Choose Set Up Internet Connection.
- Select Use LAN Cable.
- Choose Easy. Basic settings are set automatically. This is recommended for most users.
If you need to troubleshoot your connection, visit Sony PlayStation support.
PlayStation Portable (PSP)
To connect your PlayStation Portable (PSP) to your WiFi network:
- Make sure your device’s WLAN switch is in the ON position.
- Select Settings.
- Choose Network Settings.
- Select Infrastructure Mode.
- Choose New Connection.
- Select Scan. Your PSP searches for nearby wireless networks.
- Choose your WiFi network from the list and press X.
- When asked for your WLAN Security Setting, select WPA-PSK (AES) and enter your WiFi network name password.
- Choose Easy.
- Select Right to confirm your settings, and then press X to save them. A confirmation message is displayed.
- Choose Test Connection. If your connection is working, Internet Connection Succeeded displays on the screen.
NOTE: If the connection test fails, follow the onscreen instructions to check the settings. Network settings for the connection can be changed from the Options menu.
Depending on the access point settings, you may need to enter the system's MAC address (serial number) to connect to the network. The system’s MAC address (serial number) can be found under Settings > System Settings > System Information.
NOTE: The standard Xbox 360 requires a WiFi adapter in order to connect to a wireless network. The Xbox 360 S has a built-in WiFi adapter.
- Press the Guide button on your controller.
- Scroll to My Xbox and then select System Settings.
- Select Network Settings > Edit Settings > Wireless Mode.
- Choose your wireless network from the list. If you don't see your network, select Advanced Options and then Specify Unlisted Network and enter your wireless network name. Learn how to find your network name and password.
- Use the on-screen keyboard to enter your WiFi password.
- When prompted to update your console software, select Yes.
Xbox One / One S / One X
Set up your Xbox by plugging it in to a power outlet and connecting the console to your TV using the HDMI cable provided.
- Press the Menu button on your Xbox wireless controller.
- Select Settings, then Network.
- Open Network Settings, then select Set up wireless network.
- Select the name of your wireless network and enter your password. Learn how to find your network name and password.
- Select Test network connection from the Network Settings menu to confirm that your connection is working properly.