How to Get Discord on PS5 to Unlock Incredible Voice Chat Features

How to get Discord on PS5

Are you wondering how to get Discord on PS5? If yes, then here are the 3 steps you can follow to get Discord on your PS5 and enjoy incredible voice chat features.

PlayStation 5 starts to support Discord in March 2023, it is the best news for the users as now they can link their consoles to the Discord app and share games, voice chats, and many more things.

How to Get Discord on PS5 in Just 3 Steps

Unfortunately, there isn’t any Discord native app that you can download on PS5, but you can use Discord on PS5 by linking your Discord account. Below are the 3 steps you can follow to link Discord on PS5.

Step 1: Update Your PS5

First of all you have to be sure to update your PS5, or else you will not be able to use Discord on your console. If you have auto-update so remember to check that you have the latest version. However, below is the guide to manually update your PS5:

  • Open the PS5 Settings.
  • Go to Systems and click on System Software.
  • Here, select the System Software Update and Settings option.
  • Now, allow the Update System Software option.
  • Click on Update via the Internet.
  • Confirm your decision by clicking on Update.
Update option

Step 2: Change by Default Permission

The default privacy settings on Play Station 5 are designed as Private to prevent your activities from being visible to others. Be sure to set the proper permission on PS5 to use Discord. Here are the steps to set your privacy settings.

  • Open Settings on PS5.
  • Go to Accounts and Users.
  • And select Privacy.
Privacy option
  • Then, click on View and Customize your Privacy Settings.
View and Custom Privacy
  • Scroll down to Your Activity and choose Anyone on Who can see your online status and what you’re currently playing option.
Select anyone option

Step 3: Link Discord to PS5

Link your PS5 to use Discord by the following steps:

  • Open Settings on PS5.
Setting option
  • Go to Users and Accounts.
Users and Accounts option
  • Select Linked Device and click on Discord.
Link Discord option
  • Tap on Link Account.
Link account option
  •  Then, select Accept and Continue.
Click Accept and continue
  • Scan the QR code that is showing on the screen from your mobile camera.
Scan option
  • Now, you will have access to your Discord account on your Play Station Network.
  • A conformation message will come for the successful completion.
  • If you have already logged in so, accept the terms, and you will get Discord on PS5.

Connect your PlayStation Account to Discord through the Discord App on PC

  • Open Discord and click on the Settings (gear icon).
  • From the left sidebar, select the connections option and the available connection list will show.
  • Under Add accounts to your profile section, click on PlayStation Network’s logo to link your PS5 to Discord.
  • Sign in to your PlayStation account with credentials on the login page.
  • Select Authorize and continue on the confirming message.
  • Now, your PlayStation network is connected to Discord.
Note: If you have linked your PS5 to Discord on PC, then it will not work on your PlayStation. You will simply unlink to your account from your PC and link it through your Play Station5 to get Discord on PS5.

How to Use Discord Voice Chat on PS5

After getting Discord on PS5, you can easily join Voice chat on PS5 via your mobile phone and desktop.

Follow the below steps to transfer Discord Voice Chat on PS5 from your PC:

  • Firstly, join the voice chat, click on the channel, and select the voice chat option.
  • At the bottom of the screen, tap on the Screen and Controller icon.
  • Now, click on the Transfer Voice on the Play Station option from the pop-up on the screen.
  • Select Transfer Voice on the notification.

Here are the steps to transferring your Voice Chat on PS5 from your Mobile Phone:

  • Head to the Discord app on your Smartphone.
  • Select the voice chat that you want to transfer on PS5.
  • Instead of clicking Join voice, swipe up the screen.
  • Here, hit the transfer to Play Station option.
  • A notification will appear on your PS5 confirming that you have joined voice chat on Discord.
  • By following this method, your voice chat will transfer to your console, and you can speak with your friends.
  • Moreover, you can also mute players, control their volume, see the names of other players, and create a balance between the audio chat and game on Discord directly from your PS5.

How to Configure Voice Chat for Discord on PS5?

You can configure voice chat settings as your preference by the following steps:

  • Press the PS button.
  • Click on the Parties option which is on the left side of the screen.
  • Then, select your joined party.
  • Here, you will see multiple options like: control audio balance, mute/unmute all voice chats, and access voice chat options.
  • To access the advanced options, click on the three dots and select Voice Chat Settings.
  • Now, you will get the list with more voice chat on Discord.

5 Reasons Why Discord is not connected on your PS5?

Here are some reasons why Discord is not connected on your PS5:

  1. Check your internet connections on both devices.
  2. Make sure that your PS5 and Discord is up to date.
  3. Restart your PS5 and the device on which Discord is running.
  4. Link again to Discord on your console.
  5. Check the discord server status for outages.

Note: If you are still facing problems connecting to Discord on PS5. So, you can report Discord from any device in which your account is login.


Q: Does chatting on Discord drain my PS5 controller battery faster?
A: No, it will not drain your battery faster, but if you are using headsets, it can impact on your controller’s battery a little bit.

Q: How many discords voice channels can I join at once on PS5?
A: You can be only on one voice channel at a time. However, you can switch between text channels and servers while connected to that one voice channel.

Q: Can I download Discord on PS5?
A:  No, you cannot download Discord on PS5 as there isn’t any native app but you can link your Discord account on PS5.

Final Words

In this article, we have described 3 steps on how to get Discord on PS5. You can follow these steps to link your PS5 to Discord, and also voice chat with your friends using your PS5 controller’s microphone.