Join a PS4 Party Chat from a PC (Windows 10/ macOS)


So you got an invitation to join a PS4 party chat, right?

What happens if you are away from your PlayStation, let’s say on another floor, but want to join a PS4 party chat from your PC?

I know the question lingering on your head right now is how to get to your console quickly.

We have a quick solution for you via this article. Read on to get started. 

First things first. Let’s begin with a brief intro to the PS Remote Play application, which you will be required to download on your PC.

It’s an app that allows users to connect to their PS4 via their PC or Mobile Devices.

This includes iOS, macOS, Windows, and Android-based devices.

Users can also use the app to connect to their friends’ consoles. 

What is PS4 Party Chat all about?

For starters, let’s get down to what a PS4 Party chat is. 

The PlayStation 4 party chat is a feature that allows PS4 gamers to privately voice chat with their friends without using the in-game chat system. 

To use the PS4 Party chat feature remotely, you will need to synchronize your PC to your PS4 console.

Once the PS Remote Play app is on your PC, you can establish communication by linking it to your console in sleep mode. 

The app is compatible with all versions of Windows. 

How to Download PS4 Remote Play on your PC?

Head over to the official PS Remote Play download page.

Click on the Windows 10 icon.


The action leads you to another page where you should be able to download the PS4 Remote Play Application for Windows. 


Launch and install the app on your computer.

It should now be easy to join a PS4 party chat on your PC. 

How to Join a PS4 Party Chat from your PC?

Joining a PS4 chat via your PC is a no brainer with these easy to follow steps.

  • First, connect your game console and PC to the same Wi-Fi network. 


  • Next, ensure your console is in standby or sleep mode to join a party from your PC 


  • A player can choose PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5. But this isn’t necessary. Just click on the app and continue with the search.


  • Your PS4 name will display. Click on the name. Your console starts the search and syncing process automatically.


  • Enter the PS4 Passkey required.


  • Wait for the connection. After a few seconds, you should be able to run your game on your PS4 console.


  • To chat with your friends, click the microphone icon button at the bottom right of your screen to set it up.


  • Click and hold the PS button on your controller. Follow the prompts >” Select Party”>” Start Party”


  • Create your group or select from the list.


  • You can repeat the same steps for macOS and other operating systems.

We hope that this quick guide will enhance your gaming experience on the Playstation 4.

If you have any doubts, please feel free to comment below.


    • Sorry for the late response, but hopefully this helps anyone else who comes across this page.

      Here is the documentation for setting up remote play on PS5 with Windows:

      In my experience, I’ve had similar issues with remote play on PS4 with several verification/connection issues and lag during streaming. The following should apply to both consoles. Make sure to log in to your PSN account and activate your PS4/PS5 as your primary console. (PS4: go to Account Management, PS5: Users and Accounts). I also had to switch/reconfigure my network settings to improve the stability and fix the random disconnects.

      Try switching to a wired connection if you haven’t already or getting a stronger wireless signal to your console.

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