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How do I make PSPlus available to family members ?

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I have set myself up as the family administrator on our PS4. My 2 children have accounts that I believe I have linked to the family account.  I have started the 14 day trial and the plus icon shows against my login avatar.  The PSPlus account does not show as being available on the childrens' logins.  How do I extend the PSPlus access to the children's sub-accounts.

 

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The  Account that has the Plus Subscription needs to be set as Primary.

 

Settings > Account Management > Activate as Primary.

 

 

This will share online features to other Accounts on the Console.  They can also play games that you have purchased on your Account.   Age Restrictions for online play will come into force when your children play games that are considered too old for them.

 

 

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 I've also done all of the activation steps for my son, but he has no access to the add-on skins when I buy them! SO frustrating! 

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Hi , i recently activated 2 days trial on my user but before that i was playing online with my original plus on my other user , so anyway how can i play online again with my original plus that is active now but i cant play with this user that im talking to you guys ..... so please please help me out im confused ... cause in GTA V i can see my character but asks me for ps plus first but i have and i activated primery but no luck .... help me out!!

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Hi.

I have this activated, and games work fine. But why do i not get the ps exclusives on my kidds account? I understand that on a friends ps4, my friend would not get access to my +exclusives, but on my primary ps4, on a family subaccount i would expect it to work?

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What they fail to tell you is that all content coming from Playstation Plus is tied to your user, not your family member's.

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What if you have more than one ps4 in your household?

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All good but the console I'm having trouble with, isn't my primary PS4 console. It's a second console I got for my daughter. I can't set 2 consoles as my primary console, so what am I supposed to do?

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I have the exact same problem except I  didn't do the free trial I just went ahead and bought the subscription and mine is set as primary so I don't know what's going on 

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Hello,

 

Me and my family have 3 PS4s shared across our households.

 

If I'm reading this right, to share a ps+ account to those in the family management the PS4 will need to be ligged into the account with the ps+ and set to the Primary.

 

My question is - and its complicated. I'm sorry if this is confusing.

 

All accounts are in the family management. 

1 account has PS+.

 

If the Primary PS4 is logged into with a non-ps+ account, can the PS+ account log into a "secondary" PS4 and use the benefits like monthly games, online play, cloud storage and apps?

 

Will it log the non-PS+ account on the primary out? 

 

Thanks for your time.

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My PlayStation is activated as the primary ps4 but I am still not able to access free or discounted plus content on my sub account

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Sub Accounts have Age Restrictions in place...

 

The Sub Accounts can only access content that is available for their Age and under.  Anything like 18+ is for Adult Accounts only.

 

 

Price Discount content in store can only be purchased by the Plus Subscription Account.

 

 

1.. Online MultiPlayer

2.. FREE Monthly Games

3.. Cloud Save 

4.. Discounts

 

1 and 2 can be used by any Account on the Console when the holder of the Plus Subscription has their Account on that Console and Activated as Primary.

 

1 thru to 4 can be used by the Plus Subscription Account Holder

 

 

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How can you change age restriction? On the ps4 i have put it to 18 but my son can't play apex legends as saying age restriction. I don't understand why? Please help. 

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Go to Parental Settings..  you can change what your Son can access from there..

 

Point to Note..

This will have no effect with Online Play..  

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