How to appear offline on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

Want to hide your online status on your PS5? Learn how to appear offline on your PlayStation 5 — even before logging in with this step-by-step article or video.

Article ↓ | Video

How to appear offline on your PS5 (step-by-step guide)

Appear offline on your PS5

Method 1: Appear offline on your PS5 before logging in

1. When you're on the login screen, you press the options button on your PS5 controller.

PS5 controller options button

2. Select the Appear Offline option.

Appear offline on the PS5 via login screen

3. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

You will now appear offline.

Method 2: Appear offline on your PS5

1. Select your profile icon.

PlayStation profile icon

2. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

3. Select Online Status.

PS5 Online Status menu

4. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

5. Select the Appear Offline option.

Appear offline on the PS5

6. Press the X button on your controller.

PS5 controller x button

You will now appear offline.