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 storage space and delete games from your PS5 console storage and USB extended storage using PlayStation App. Moving and copying games isn’t supported on PlayStation App.
On PlayStation App, select Settings > Storage to reveal your available PS5 console storage and USB extended storage (if connected).
Select a game from the list, and then select Delete 1 Game > Delete to clear storage space.
Please note, if you’ve installed an M.2 SSD on your PS5 console and set it as your default location for installed games and apps, you can choose to download games to the M.2 SSD from PlayStation App. If there isn’t enough storage space on your M.2 SSD, you can choose to delete games before the download starts.
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.
Select the game, and then select Play on Console. Your game starts, 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 games from PlayStation App.
When you receive a game invitation on PlayStation App, you can launch the game on your linked PS5 console. Simply select the notification and select Join on Console.
Select the Parties icon at the top of the screen, and then select 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 select the Voice Chat icon to start chatting with party members.
To view Share Screen on PlayStation App, join a party voice chat with a friend who's playing on a PS5 console. When you receive a Share Screen invitation from a PS5 console on PlayStation App, you can watch what’s going on in your friend’s game in the voice chat room.
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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