Exchanging messages

Use (Messages) to exchange messages with Friends and other players. You can group people together, making it easy to exchange messages with multiple players at the same time.

  • You can also exchange messages from your PS5™ console or (PlayStation App).
  • A child who is restricted by parental controls might not be able to send or receive messages.

Creating a new group and sending a message

Select (Messages) from the function screen.
Select [Create Message].
Select a group member.
For details, see "Selecting another player".
Enter a message, and then select [Send].

When a group is created of three or more people, the player that created the group becomes the group owner. The group owner can remove members from the group.

Sending a message to an existing group

Select (Messages) from the function screen, and then select a group from the list.

Messages screen. Labelled A through C starting from the top.

A )
You can also view this information in (Notifications) from the function screen.
B )
(Error indicator)
This indicator appears when the message has not been sent.
C )
  • To add groups to your Favourites for easy communication, press the OPTIONS button and select [Add to Favourites].
  • To stop receiving notifications for a group, press the OPTIONS button and then select [Turn Notifications Off].
  • You can specify up to 99 players per group.
  • You can enter up to 512 characters in a message.
  • You can limit the players who can add you to groups. For details, see "Privacy Settings".

Leaving a group

Select the group that you want to leave, press the OPTIONS button, and then select [Leave]. After you leave the group, you'll no longer be able to view messages for that group.