Guide: How to Get Moonlight working on your Vita

56 Responses

  1. ShekoMadkor


  2. bmlzootown

    Are you sure it’s necessary to even activate GameStream? I have yet to login and it works just fine for me:

  3. KingOfpaçoca

    I can use Moonlight with Intel Graphics?

  4. craze

    They should DEFINITELY add a config file to redefine the controls, because on some games it requires a LT/RT and LB/RB to be present in order to play them properly. It can have a simple fix by letting me rebind the controls to the D-pad, BUT most PC games only allow to rebind keyboard controls and not gamepad controls for whatever reason.

    Please add this feature later on, we need that 60fps first. (If possible)

    • Typhoon_Neon

      You mean this?

      • craze

        I’m failing to understand your point, I’m talking about games like MGSV: TPP, or Fallout 3, Fallout NV.

        In MGSV: TPP you cannot rebind the controls at all for your controller, in Fallout 3, and Fallout NV, you cannot rebind the D-Pad to anything else for whatever reason. So you cannot go through the pip boy properly.

  5. WolfRamiO

    all GTX cards since GTX650 support nVidia Stream (note: GTX cards, not ANY nVidia cards)

  6. Handy Fox

    I hope rejuvenate is still up and running. I don’t want to risk updating.

  7. DongsMBM

    so…the app crashes on me every 20 seconds. i did all the steps and connected to my pc fine. the but vita will go in blackscreen when steam is launched in big picture mode. i could control my pc abit with the vita, until it crashes which lasts about 20 seconds. anyone got ideas on this?

  8. Derf

    Someone had asked me in the past, so I might as well ask here; since Moonlight is Java based, could it be run through BD-J on other systems (PS3, PS4, XB1)?

  9. rocket

    Why must be geforce experience’s gamestream? No other program works with this? Like the ones support our gpu?

    • Zork

      Possilbities because of the fact that geforce is Stream’s perferences and that nvidia made it so you can stream to other devices?

  10. zagvot

    Sorry for AMD user 🙁

  11. rocket

    got it to work on my 750m but now c2-12828-1 error and connection lost constantly any idea?

  12. poec

    didnt work for me, just doesnt open steam nor stream, but it’s paired with nvidia shield

    • rocket

      open the port whatever moonlight trying to connect. my steam app started to work after that. and open steam from pc before connecting with moonlight

      • poec

        Soooo. finally worked, changed my pc screen resolution to 1280 x 720, opened nvidia geforce experience. started moonlight on vita.

  13. Gambikules

    I have Can’t connect to server (null)
    Windows 10

  14. Aranor

    No Linux or OSX Support 😀 Stem OS is out for this 😀

  15. G

    Ugh. I have to install that piece of *** GeForce Experience? No open source alternatives at all?

  16. Lestat

    aucun interet.
    ce n’est pas du hack mais du stream

    • mopi1402

      Je pense que c’est TOI qui n’a pas compris l’intérêt.

      Ca te permet de jouer sur ta PS Vita à des jeux qui n’existent pas sur cette console ou qui ne pourrait pas tourner dessus ! (selon ton ordi, tu peux profiter de sa puissance de calcul pour jouer sur ta PS Vita a des jeux qui nécessiterait la configuration d’une PS4 par exemple).

  17. Reiji Akaba

    Thank you. This is working all according to the keikaku as well.

  18. 11770

    i have mine paired but am getting the c2-12828-1 error that you get when henkaku fails to install. will rebooting the vita fix this issue?

  19. Scoosie

    i had the same error message c2-12828-1.
    did you upload ‘settings.txt’ to ux0:data/moonlight

    that fixed it for me.

    • 11770

      ah, i was following the old guide which is for alpha 1, which doesn’t use such a file, it at least isn’t crashing now. But it isn’t doing anything else other than displaying the info i typed into the settings txt

  20. DrFunkenstein2k

    IT WORKS! 😉

  21. TheTechDoc

    Im having a weird issue, I get the pairing code but after I input it on the pc and click go, it brings a couple of http lines up on the vita, but then nothing… when I exit and go back in, I click circle to launch steam and it makes a connection, displays my settings etc, but doesnt launch steam or do anything on my pc…any ideas?

  22. giggik

    works only with direct x builded games

  23. KillerTuxedo

    Seems to work at first… it pairs, opens steam on my PC and Vita, and then as soon as I press any input, it crashes on the VIta. Super bizarre. Anyone know how to fix this?

  24. Saawal Khan

    I haev sucsecully paired it but now when i click o to launch steam, it says an error has occured… (C2-12828-1) please help!!#

  25. djcoolsingh

    I can’t get mine to pair with Nvidia Shield. I pressed X, entered the code displayed on my Vita into the prompt that appears on the PC, and wait while Moonlight does its thing. It displays a few lines of code, and after waiting for quite some time, it gave me the following message: “Error pairing: 0xffffffff Pairing failed”. How do I resolve this problem?

    • djcoolsingh

      Never mind I finally got it to work. All I did was press the PS button, swiped the Moonlight page down, re-entered Moonlight and retried the pairing procedure. Somehow it finally worked.

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  27. kratoz29

    I’ve a Nvidia GT 750m can I do this tutorial?

  28. dave

    I enter IP address, then press enter. moonlight exits and i am unable to connect. running the latest version. any ideas ????