You’re experiencing the PlayStation Vue home location errors when:
- While streaming you receive a notification from PlayStation Vue that you’re outside your home area.
- The local channels have been replaced with those of another location
PlayStation Vue provided a ‘Fix your Location’ tool to enable you to correct this error irrespective of your device.
Want to know how to fix PlayStation Vue home location errors? Follow through with this post.
How to change your home location on PlayStation Vue
Solution 1. Use ‘Fix Your’
As earlier mentioned, PlayStation Vue provided a ‘Fix your Location’ tool to enable you correct location errors irrespective of your device. You can use it from your PC or mobile device.
To use this method, you need to ensure that:
- You have a Wi-Fi connection
- Your VPN is disabled
How to use Fix Your Location on PlayStation Vue
- Open PlayStation Vue on your browser and sign in to your account
- Click on your Account name
- Click on settings
- Select Manage Subscription
- Then Subscription Summary
- Click Fix Your Location and follow the instructions
And that’s it; done!
Solution 2: Switch to the main Router
Using a secondary router can be the cause of the location errors you experience while using PlayStation Vue. Because the error PS Vue detects the IP of the second device as a different location.
You may also experience the same if you’re connected to Hotspot.
To fix this error, you have to connect your device directly to your primary Router.
Solution 3: PlayStation Vue app update
Sony has rolled an update that allows its users to stream PlayStation Vue content from anywhere in the USA.
This might be your go-to solution if your app still shows you the location error.
You will only be asked to enter your zip code which is used to detect your home location. Bear in mind that you can only stream out of your home location for 3 months.
Thereafter, you will get a notification that you need to sign in from your home area again.
Solution 4: Disable VPN
You can encounter location errors if you’ve not disabled your VPN before streaming local channels on PlayStation Vue.
This in turn results in the display of content particular region you’re in.
This is because your device usually takes the new location on the device.
When you disable your VPN, PlayStation Vue will be able to detect your real location and provide the appropriate content.
Solution 5: Contact PlayStation Vue support
If after applying the solutions mentioned above, the location errors still appear, you’ll have to seek the help of PS Vue.
You can reach PlayStation Vue support via their social media handle or official website.
Can you watch PS Vue away from home?
Of course. You can stream PlayStation Vue on up to 3 devices simultaneously even when you’re not home. Also, you can watch sports from your home area channel when you’re not home.
However, if you are a Set-Top-Box or stick user, you can only use one device at a time. That is, while away from your home network.
As earlier mentioned in this post, you can only stream PS Vue from outside your home network for 2 months.
You’ll be directed to sign in from your new location on the 60th Day to keep streaming.
Can you watch PlayStation Vue while traveling?
Absolutely. You can access your favorite shows from the My Shows library on PlayStation Vue while in transit. You can add shows to your library and even stream on-demand shows.
However, you cannot record any content that is peculiar to the place you traveled to.
There you go! You now know all the ways you can use to fix the location error on PlayStation Vue.
I’m sure you’ll now leave your homes comfortably without having to feel bad about not being able to Stream.