PS5: How To Screen Share? Can You Use Picture In Picture With PS4?
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PS5: How To Screen Share? Can You Use Picture In Picture With PS4?

Gemma Le Conte
19 November 2020

Time to share your gaming fails with friends through screen share on PS5.

For many playing on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S is all about connecting with friends.

Especially in today's climate, gaming has brought us together when we can't be in person.

The main feature of playing together is being able to chat over the mic.

Sometimes you or a friend might not have the energy to play and this can lead to them heading off for the night.

Why not try screen sharing? Although be prepared for your pals to take the mick!

Keep reading to find out how to use the screen share feature on the PS5.

How To Screen Share On PS5

Follow the below steps to begin sharing your screen on PS5.

  1. Press the PS button on your controller to open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Game Base.
  3. Then choose your active party.
  4. Next select Start Screen Share.
  5. Read the privacy and all the terms and conditions, then click OK.
  6. Now you can screen share with friends to your heart's content.

    This is really handy if you're stuck on a level in-game or simply want to show someone something cool like an easter egg!

    How To View Someone Elses Screen On PS5

    If it's your party member doing the sharing, check out the steps below to view their screen on PS5.

    1. Press the PS button on your controller to open the Control Panel.
    2. Select the activity card which says screen share on it.
    3. You can choose to go fullscreen, picture-in-picture or pin to side depending on how you want to view.
    4. Can PS4 And PS5 Screen Share With Eachother?

      Unfortunately no, PS4 users will not be able to view PS5 player's screen share.

      PS4 players can only share with others on the same generation of console.

      The same goes for PS5.

      Now go wind your friends up while they play!

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