Accessing PS4 Capture Gallery On Your Phone

Did you save a screenshot when you defeated the last boss on Elden Ring? Have you taken video clips of your best wins in Rocket League? These are moments that you probably want to save on your smartphone, but how do you transfer them there?

PS4 Capture Gallery

You can’t access the PS4 Capture Gallery on your phone, but you can share media via social media accounts like Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter, and then download it to your phone. Alternatively, you can use the PlayStation App or connect a USB drive or cable and transfer the content directly.

So, there’s no need to worry if you need to access your favorite PlayStation 4 Capture Gallery moments on your phone. There are several methods you can use to transfer your favorite screenshots and video clips. Let’s take a closer look at some of the easiest solutions you can use.

The PlayStation 4 Capture Gallery is where all of the screenshots and videos that you take in-game are saved. The Capture Gallery lets you browse your past gameplay moments, select favorite clips, and share them with others via the SHARE button.

For example, if you take a screenshot after you defeat a difficult boss, it will appear in the Capture Gallery. Here are some essentials for using the Capture Gallery:

  • You can locate the Capture Gallery on your PlayStation 4 by clicking the Library on the Home Screen. The Capture Gallery is found in the Applications Menu.
  • To save a screenshot to the gallery, click and hold the SHARE button or click the SHARE button and the Triangle button.
  • You can save video clips by clicking the SHARE button twice or pressing the SHARE button and the Square button.

You can transfer media from the Capture Gallery to your smartphone or computer for future editing and storage. Let’s look at some of the methods you can use to access screenshots and videos from the PS4 Capture Gallery.

Unfortunately, it’s not possible to access the PlayStation 4 Capture Gallery directly from your smartphone. The gallery can’t be installed on your mobile phone or accessed remotely.

Luckily, however, you can transfer screenshots and video clips via apps or a USB connection.

How to Transfer PS4 Videos to Your Phone

One way to transfer content from the PS4 Capture Gallery is via apps like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. The Capture Gallery allows you to share content to your profiles on these sites. This feature is useful if you don’t have a USB cable or need to edit media on your smartphone.

Here’s how to do it with YouTube:

  1. From the Home Screen, scroll to the right until you see the Library. Select Library.
  2. Scroll down and select Applications.
  3. Next, click Capture Gallery and tap Start.
  4. Select the game and media you want to transfer.
  5. Now, hold down the SHARE button on your PS4 controller.
  6. You’ll be asked whether you want to upload the content to YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter. Select YouTube.
  7. On the following screen, name the video and select Unlisted under Privacy. Click Share to upload the clip to YouTube.
  8. Now, open the web browser on your smartphone and launch the YouTube homepage.
  9. In the top right of the YouTube page, select your icon > Creator Studio > Video Manager.
  10. Locate your clip from the Video Manager and select Download MP4 from the drop-down menu.

How to Transfer PS4 Photos to Your Computer

PS4 Capture Gallery

Transferring media to your computer is another way you can access content from the PlayStation 4 Capture Gallery. There are multiple ways you can transfer files, including via a USB cable or USB flash drive.

Here’s how you can transfer screenshots from your PlayStation 4 to your computer via a USB flash drive:

  1. Connect a USB drive to your PlayStation 4. Ensure it has enough storage space for your screenshots and videos.
  2. Navigate to the Capture Gallery from the PlayStation 4 Home Screen.
  3. From the Capture Gallery, choose All to display all of your screenshots from all your games. You can select individual games as well.
  4. Locate the media you want to transfer and click the Options button on the PS4 controller. A menu will open on the right side of the screen.
  5. Next, choose Copy to USB Storage Device. You can also select multiple screenshots at this point.
  6. Select all of the screenshots you want and click the Copy button on the bottom right of the page.
  7. You’ll see another screen informing you where the media will be saved on the flash drive. Tap OK to continue.
  8. Now, remove the flash drive from the PlayStation 4 and connect it to your computer to access the media.

How to View Photos on a PS4 Using the PlayStation App

Another way you can access media on your PlayStation 4 is via the PlayStation Mobile App. This method requires the PlayStation App to be installed on a compatible smartphone. You may also need to connect your smartphone to your computer.

That said, you can download games onto your PS4 via your phone and play some games remotely with the PS4 Mobile App.

Here’s how to transfer photos:

  1. Navigate to the Capture Gallery from the PlayStation 4 Home Screen.
  2. From the PlayStation App, choose All or select an individual game.
  3. Choose the screenshots you want to save and click the SHARE button on the PS4 controller.
  4. The Share Screenshot Menu will appear and ask where you want to share the media. Select Messages.
  5. Now, choose the friend you want to send the media to. You can create a second PlayStation ID if need be.
  6. Next, select the Send button to share the media.
  7. Launch the PlayStation App on your smartphone and select the Messages icon.
  8. Click the user you shared the screenshots with.
  9. Next, click on the screenshots you want and download them onto your smartphone.
  10. Lastly, connect your smartphone to your computer to transfer the PlayStation 4 media if you wish.

As you can see, even though there isn’t an official way to use the Capture Gallery on your smartphone, there are several methods you can use to access media from your PlayStation 4. Any one of these methods should do the trick, so pick the best one for your particular situation.

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