Find out how to set up and use PlayStation App to send messages, make purchases and start remote downloads to your console.
Linking your primary PS4 console to PlayStation App will allow you to start game downloads to your console from your mobile device.
Linking your PS5 console allows you to start game downloads to your console, manage PS5 console storage, and launch PS5 games and compatible PS4 games from your mobile device.
Not seeing your console?
Make sure you’ve signed in on the console with the same account that you’re using on PlayStation App. To link your PS4 console, make sure it’s activated as your primary PS4 console.
To start a remote download from PlayStation App, your linked PS5 console or PS4 console must have Stay Connected to the Internet switched on and be in rest mode.
You can check your PS5 console storage space and delete games from your PS5 console using PlayStation App. Moving and copying games isn’t supported on PlayStation App.
On PlayStation App, tap Settings > Storage to reveal your available PS5 console storage and USB extended storage (if connected).
Tap a game from the list, and then select Delete 1 Game > Delete to clear storage space.
Once a game has been downloaded to your linked PS5 console, you can start the game from your phone.
From the PlayStation App home screen, select Game Library > Purchased.
Tap the game, and then select Play on Console. Your game will start, so all you have to do is pick up the controller and play.
Your PS5 console must have Stay Connected to the Internet switched on and be in rest mode to launch or join games from PlayStation App.
Tap the Parties icon at the top of the screen, and then tap the Create new party icon. Select a player or players to create a party. You can send text, stickers, voice recordings and images through PlayStation App.
To start a voice chat, select a party from the parties menu and tap the Voice Chat icon to start chatting with party members.
You can turn notifications on or off for each party by selecting the party name > … (More) > Turn Off Notifications. A mute icon is displayed on a party or group if notifications are turned off.
If you're the party owner, you can kick out a player from the party by selecting the player > Kick Out, and following the on-screen instructions.
You can adjust your push notifications for gaming, social, media, and account from the PlayStation App settings menu. If you disable push notifications, you'll still be able to see your notifications in the notifications list from the PlayStation App Play screen.
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