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Genshin Impact: How to add friends on PlayStation 5, PC & mobile

If you want to play Genshin Impact with other players, check out this guide on how to add friends on the PlayStation 5, PC, and mobile.

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Dendro characters in Genshin Impact

Your friends in Genshin Impact can visit your world and help you take down the toughest bosses through Co-Op mode. To make the most of such amazing online features, check out how to add friends in Genshin Impact on PS5, PC, and mobile.

Genshin Impact is a unique action RPG that you can enjoy alone as well as with your friends. You won’t miss out on anything while playing alone but the Co-Op mode allows you to grind domains and bosses like Raiden Shogun together.

Moreover, your in-game friends can visit your Genshin Impact world and help you with puzzles, exploration, and several other things. Luckily, the game supports cross-platform multiplayer meaning that while playing on the PlayStation 5, you can enter the world of an in-game friend playing on mobile or PC and vice versa.

In this guide, we’ll teach you how to add friends in Genshin Impact on the PlayStation 5, PC, and mobile.

Hu Tao, Yelan, and Xiao in Genshin Impact

How to add friends in Genshin Impact on the PlayStation 5, PC and Mobile

Regardless of your platform, you can add friends in Genshin Impact with their User ID (UID). This nine-digit UID appears under your name in the Paimon Menu and also in the bottom right corner of the screen at all times.

Areas where UID of a player in Genshin Impact is shown

Once you have your UID, follow these steps to make friends in Genshin Impact:

  1. Launch Genshin Impact
  2. Pause the game by opening the Paimon Menu. On the PlayStation 5, you can press the Options button on the controller’s right. On mobile, simply tap on Paimon’s head in the top left corner. On PC, you can press Esc.
  3. Go to Friends. In the second tab, enter or copy-paste your friends’ UID.
  4. Send a friend request and wait for the player to accept it.

After becoming friends, you can chat, share items during events, and enter each other’s worlds in Genshin Impact. However, it is important to note that the Co-Op mode in the game is unlocked at Adventure Rank 16.

Reaching AR 16 in Genshin Impact isn’t a tedious task. If you follow the main story for some hours, you should unlock the Co-op mode quite easily.

If you want to enter the world of your friends through the Co-Op mode, make sure to check out this detailed guide on how to play Genshin Impact with your friends.

Klee, Barabara, and Noelle in Genshin Impact

That was everything you need to know about making friends in Genshin Impact on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, PC, and mobile. For similar content, check out our guides on the best Genshin Impact artifacts, all 131 Geoculus locations, and where to find Fatui Pyro Agents.

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