Using Chat Transcription

While in a party, you can use (PS4 Second Screen) for the following:

  • Display your party’s voice chat as text on your smartphone or other mobile device.
  • Enter text on your smartphone or other mobile device to be read aloud to the other party members.

These features are available on PS4™ systems sold only in certain countries or regions, and support only English.

Setting up

Download (PS4 Second Screen) from Google Play™ or the App Store on your smartphone or other mobile device, and then register your device on your PS4™ system. For details on how to register, see "Mobile App Connection Settings".

Starting Chat Transcription

While in a party do the following on your smartphone or other mobile device.

1.
Connect to the same network as your PS4™ system.
2.
Start (PS4 Second Screen).
If your device is registered on multiple PS4™ systems, select the one you want to connect to.
3.
Select (Second Screen).
4.
Select (Party).
When another party member speaks, the screen displays the speech as text. If you enter text and press the [Send] button, the PS4™ system reads the text aloud to other players.
  • You can select the type of voice that the PS4™ system speaks to other players in the party under (Settings) > [Voice Type (PS4)].
  • When multiple players join a party on one PS4™ system, only the voice of the first player to join the party converts to text.