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Disney Plus on PS5: How to Download, Login & Watch in 4K (2024)

In this guide, I am going to show you everything you need to know about Disney Plus on PS5.

More importantly, I will show you how to download, install and login to Disney Plus on PlayStation 5 gaming console in 2024. By the way, you can now watch in 4K on the new native app. 

disney plus on ps5

If that sounds like what you are looking for, let’s begin right away.

Is Disney Plus Available on PS5?

Yes, the Disney Plus app is available on PS5 gaming console. The streaming app came with the PS5 gaming console when it was launched in November 2020. While the app is not preinstalled on the console, users can easily download and install it from the media library.

The better news is that there’s a new update. 

Previously, the Disney+ app on PS5 was actually a PS4 app operating on the newer console, which resulted in limited video resolution of up to 1080p. However, a new Disney+ app has been developed natively for PS5 console, which supports streaming in 4K High-Dynamic Range (HDR) quality.

Other than PlayStation console, the Disney Plus is also available on Android TV, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, LG Smart TV, Vizio SmartCast TVs, Roku, iPhones and iPads, Mac and PC browsers, Xbox and many more devices.

Therefore, if you can’t find Disney+ on PS5 and you are wondering how to get it quickly, no need to worry. You can get it easily.

Now, let’s look at how to install Disney Plus on PS5.

How to Download and Install Disney Plus on PS5

To add Disney Plus on PS5, go to the PS5 media tab, click on All Apps, scroll and click on the Disney Plus app icon and the app download and installation will begin. Once the download and installation is completed, click on the Open button to launch Disney Plus.

  • First, launch your PS5 and head to the Media tab from the top of the screen.

click media tab

  • Next, click on All Apps

click all apps button

  • Click on the Disney plus app icon.

disney plus app on ps5 media library

  • Your console will proceed to add it to the download library. You will see a prompt saying that it has been added to download.

downloading app

  • You can also use the search box to look for the app.

search for disney plus app

Once the download is completed, it will be installed.

Once installed, you can go ahead and open it, login to your Disney Plus account on PS5 and then proceed to enjoy some good contents.

How to Login to Disney Plus Account on PS5

To activate your Disney Plus account on PS5, you will need to login to your account.

If you don’t have an existing account, then you need to sign up for one.

To do that, click on the sign up button on your console after you open the Disney+ app.

click login or register button

Then, follow the prompt and enter your information.

Otherwise, if you have an account already, click on the LOG IN button.

  • On the next page, a URL will be displayed which you are to visit from your mobile phone or PC.

disney plus login code

  • Enter the code on your mobile/desktop browser as shown on your TV or monitor screen.
  • Once you enter the code, your TV will be set and you will be able to start streaming Disney Plus on your PS5 console

disney plus is all set

Quite easy, right?

Where Can I Watch Disney+ on PS5?

Disney+ is currently available in the following regions:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Channel Islands
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Luxembourg
  • Monaco
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

I Can’t Find Disney Plus on PS5

If you are from a region without Disney Plus, you have to create an account for a region with Disney Plus e.g US.

However, if there is a region restriction on a particular series, there isn’t any legal way to go around it. You can however use a VPN. 

To use a VPN on your PlayStation 5 console, you need to connect to a Smart DNS.

You can get a smart DNS from premium VPN providers like ExpressVPN, NordVPN and SurfShark.

Once you have gotten the Smart DNS from any of the VPN providers, go ahead and input it on your console network settings.

  • To do that, go to Settings > Network > Settings > Set up Internet Connection.
  • Next, select either LAN or Wi-Fi network
  • Highlight your connection and press the Options button to bring up the options menu.
  • Click on Advanced Settings.
  • On the advanced settings page, set IP address to Auto, Set DCHP Host to Do Not Specify.
  • From DNS settings, select Manual and input the Smart DNS you got from your VPN provider. Click on Next.
  • Now, go ahead and Set MUT to Auto, set Proxy Server to Do Not Use, and select Test Internet Connection to verify your settings.

Disney+ Features & Subscription Plans

The streaming channel comes with many cool features, including but not limited to:

  • Shows and movies in up to 4K HDR (Dolby Vision) and up to Dolby Atmos audio.
  • Supports simultaneous streams
  • A very simple and nice interface
  • Offers parental controls to restrict content
  • Offline viewing

To get unlimited access to the full Disney plus library and without ads, you need to subscribe to the premium plan.

The premium plan goes for $7.99 per month (or $79.99 annually) in the US.

PS5 Disney+ 4k Update 2023

The PS5 Disney+ 4K update has been a highly anticipated release for avid gamers and Disney+ subscribers alike.

With the previous version of the app being a PS4 app running on the newer console, users were limited to 1080p resolution, leaving them yearning for a more immersive viewing experience.

However, the relaunched Disney+ app has been designed natively for PS5, providing users with the ability to stream their favorite movies and shows in 4K High-Dynamic Range (HDR) playback.

This update has brought an entirely new level of visual clarity and detail to the Disney+ library, making for an even more enjoyable streaming experience on the PS5 console


Getting Disney Plus on PS5 is really easy. All you need to do is to go to the Media library, download it and wait for it to be installed. Then, go ahead and login with your Disney plus login code and you are good to go!

That is all for now. If you have any question or feedback, feel free to use the comment section below.

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