It has been five days since the Playstation Network was pulled down by hacking group, Lizard Squad and the online gaming service is still suffering 'Intermittent Connection Issues.'
If you are one of the unlucky gamers that can not access PSN, Sony have issued a series of steps for you to try which you can see below:
Sony does state that if the above steps do not work for you then you should contact your ISP or router manufacturer regarding "packet fragmentation" support.
- Navigate to [Settings] > [Network].
- Here you will find four (4) options, Choose [Set Up Internet Connection].
- Now choose either [Use Wi-Fi] or [Use LAN Cable]
- If using Wi-Fi - Enter your existing access point password and continue below.
- If using LAN - Continue below.
- Choose [Custom] on the next screen.
- Select your normal settings for IP Address Settings. (Note: If you do not know this setting use [Automatic].
- Select your normal settings for DHCP Host Name. (Note: If you do not know this setting use [Do Not Specify].
- Select your normal settings for DNS Settings. (Note: If you do not know this setting use [Automatic].
- Select [Manual] for MTU Settings.
- Press enter to pull up the keypad and enter a new value and press X.
- First use the MTU value of 1473.
- If the connection test is unsuccessful, try the MTU value of 1450.
- Select [Next] to continue.
- Select your normal settings for Proxy Server. (Note: If you do not know this setting use [Do Not Use].
- Next - [Test Internet Connection]
- You will see a value under (PSN Sign-In - Successful) if this process was successful.