How to get Discord on PS4 without PC – our step-by-step guide

We show you how to get Discord on your PS4.

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If you are figuring out how to get Discord and use it on PS4, we have you covered right here. In this guide, we have provided a step-by-step walkthrough of how you can use Discord on your console without using PC or other third-party apps.

Discord, as an app, is available on PS5 – so connecting Discord to that console is quite easy. However, PS4 does not have a native Discord app. Officially, you can link your PS4 to Discord – but voice is not supported, so you will only be able to share status. Now, you can still use Discord on PS4 with a simple workaround – we will get to that in a minute.

That being said, even though you cannot directly use Discord voice chat over PlayStation 4, you will still be able to share your status. All you have to do is connect your Discord account with PS Network. And for voice, we will be logging in through Discord website on the console.

Quick Answer

Start up PS4 > Go to your Library > Applications > Internet browser > Go to official Discord site > Enable Javascript > Log in

For audio, you can use compatible headphones and plug them into the controller. Or you can choose to use the PS Remote Play app.

How to use Discord on PS4

Before you get started, ensure that you have a stable internet connection. 

Step

1

Go to your Library

Turn your PS4 on and head to the Library. Here, go to the ‘Applications’ category to see what apps you have installed on your console.

Step

2

Use the browser

Now, click open the internet browser and open the official Discord website.

Step

3

Enable Javascript

If you see that Discord is not working on your console, you will need to enable Javascript. On your PS4 controller, you will see an “Options” – press it. Then, go to Settings and Enable Javascript.

Step

4

Log in to your Discord account

Next, sign in with your Discord account. You can scan the QR code to log in or manually enter your username and password.

log in to discord from ps4

Step

5

Plug headphones into controller

Once you’re signed in to Discord, you will have to connect your headphones to voice. You will need a pair with a mic that works with PS4 and plug it into the controller.

How to use PS Remote Play for Discord voice

Alternatively, you can use the PS Remote Play for voice chat on Discord. Download the PlayStation Remote Play app on your Android phone or iPhone and follow the instructions below.

Step

1

Enable Remote Play on PS4

On your console, head over to the Settings > Remote Play Connection Settings > Enable Remote Play > Add Device

Step

2

Log into PS Remote Play app

Next, open the Remote Play app on your mobile device and proceed to log in with your account. Use the same account as the one on PS4.

use ps remote play app

Step

3

Link manually

Then, choose the ‘Link Manually’ option. You will see a code on your TV – enter that code into your app. If the connection is successful, you will see your console reflected on your phone along with the audio. You can connect your headset for a better experience.

Step

4

Use phone’s mic

Now, join a Discord call, and you should be able to talk to your friends.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you use Discord on PS4?

Yes, as mentioned in our guide, you can use Discord on PS4. You will have to use the Discord browser. For voice, you can follow our workaround mentioned in the guide.

Conclusion

To sum up, the PS4 does not have a native Discord app. However, you can use Discord on the console via an internet browser. All you have to do is log in, connect headphones, or use the Remote Play app and get started. Officially, you can link your PS4 to Discord – but voice is not supported, so you will only be able to share status. 

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