Question from kedwin_21

Can I get online using a USB cable?

The modem of my internet connection connects to the internet through USB
(not ethernet), so i wonder if i can connect my PS3 to the internet by connecting the PS3 directly to the modem through the USB cable?

Top Voted Answer

azym answered:

Do you mean USB modem right? Access internet from PS3 console using USB modem - Can't ...but you can connect internet using Windows Internet sharing ...plug in USB modem to your PC/Laptop. Enable internet sharing. Set manually IP address for your ps3 and gateway put your PC/Laptop Ip address. Hope this give you some idea
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douglasyoungers answered:

It shouldn't. USB is too slow of a internet connection, and Playstation Online requires High speed broadband access.
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masamako answered:

No, you can only get your ps3 online through its ethernet port.
Don't bother trying mobile broadband either, I did and it failed.
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alexnollent answered:

Ive got the same problem! so annoyin!
someone told me to plug an ethernet cable frm my ps3 to my pc and the usn modem plugged into the pc and then do somethin else.
i forgot and it didnt work. it might for you
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