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19 Nov 2020

PS5 Screen Share: How To Screen Share? Can A PS4 And PS5 Do Picture In Picture?

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.

Maybe you're stuck at a certain level of a game but your friend knows what to do?

Why not screen share with them so they can show you?

Though prepare for the possibility of your pals taking 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.

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.

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!

Screen share with your friends while you play!