How to connect Discord On PS5/PS4 For Chat?

What is the default chat app for PS4?

Yes, all the next generation of consoles will support discord as it is the most popular app among gamers. Think of discord as Facebook but for gamers. The next generation of consoles will have a working version of it and we are pretty sure that you can use it from Day one. 

Is there a dedicated Discord app on the PS4?

Sadly, No. There is no dedicated app on the PS4 for discord. A lot of gamers use Discord on their PC or their phones. But there is a way to connect PS4 Audio with your PC and then enjoying all the features of the Discord App. Today, we are going to be providing you the configurations for this trick. So, let us get started.

How to Configure Discord on a PS4?

You can use the steps given below to connect the Discord app on your PC to your PS4. Just follow the steps given below:

  • First, you will need a headset that has support for a USB connection and a mix-amp that will help you convert the signals. It also has to have an optical cable for the connection. You can use any PS4 headset, the Astro headsets are recommended. The headset is needed to switch audio between the PC and the console.
  • Now you can connect the optical cable between the mix-amp and your PS4/PS5.
  • In your PS4, go to the settings screen > sound > Audio Output
  • The next thing that you should do is plug in the USB into the base station and the other end to the PC.
  • Your base station should be in PC mode. When everything checks out, simply start discord on your PC and then change the input device in the voice settings.
  • You can now connect a 3.5 mm audio jack and run it from your PC speaker to the output in the mix-amp.
  • Open the discord app and go to your voice settings in Discord to replace the output device with your PC speakers.
  • Now, you can enjoy Discord on your PS4 or your PS5.

Conclusion

Yes, using Discord on a PlayStation console can be quite tricky. There is no straightforward app for it so, you need to use the clever trick that we discussed above. It is very much doable though and if you just follow every step wisely, you can definitely enjoy discord on your PlayStation machine.

The thing to remember is that the process we explained above can be a bit difficult to follow. But if you follow them one at a time, it will make sense and you will be able to pull it off without any difficulty.

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