Genshin Impact cross-save: How to link accounts on PC, PS4, PS5, Mobile


While Genshin Impact does wonders on mobile devices, there are times when you want to see the world of Teyvat on the big screen. Fortunately, miHoYo’s open-world title lets you connect your existing mobile account to other devices.

Genshin Impact players around the world are currently eagerly awaiting Inazuma’s next update, which will add a whole new region and many characters to the game’s ever-growing roster.

While gaming on mobile is a great way to explore on the go, sometimes it’s best to just relax and enjoy Teyvat in all its glory. In order to get the best experience, you will need to connect your mobile account to PC and PS4 / PS5 devices.

Fortunately, this is quite easy and does not take more than a few minutes. Whether you’re bored of gaming on mobile or just want to see how Genshin plays on the big screen, then you’ll want to follow our how-to guide to get you started.


When is cross-saving coming to Genshin Impact on PS4 and PS5?


Update 2.0 could see new Inazuma characters added.

Genshin Impact’s long-awaited cross-save feature releases alongside Inazuma region update 2.0, which will hit live servers July 21, 2021. This will transfer the backups to PS4, PS5, PC, Android, and iOS.

This is obviously huge news for all gamers, especially those on PlayStation, who previously could not use the same account on PC and mobile. We’ll likely hear how this feature works once the Inazuma update goes live, so be sure to check back here for all the latest details.

What is cross-backup in Genshin Impact?

Genshin Impact cover image with many characters

The cross-save feature has been a highly requested feature.

To put it simply, cross-save allows you to play on the same Genshin Impact account on many devices. For example, if you have a Genshin Impact console account and want to play on PC, then you will be able to freely transfer all of your progress between any device of your choice.

This is obviously a fantastic feature for those who want to play on PC, mobile, PS4, PS5, and Switch.

How to link your Genshin Impact mobile account to the PC?

Genshin Impact linked account screen

Linking your account in Genshin Impact is incredibly easy.

In order to make this process as painless as possible, you will need to follow the steps below:

  1. Tap the Paimon icon (top left) to display the menu.
  2. Click on the cog (on the left of the screen).
  3. Select the Account option.
  4. Click on the user center.
  5. Find the email option and send a verification code to your registered email address.
  6. Go to your registered email address and locate the verification code.
  7. Return to the game and enter the verification code.

Once you have done the above, your account should be linked on both PC and mobile devices. Simply log in via the verified email and you can instantly pick up where you left off.

You can also link your Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple and Game Center accounts through the Linked accounts option if the above doesn’t work for you. If you have any problems, click on this link to go to the official mIHoYo website.

With the above steps, you will now be able to effortlessly switch between mobile and PC and vice versa.

Having trouble doing Mora or getting a lot of free Primogems? Then take a look at our other Genshin guides, such as: Best Eula Build | How To Link Your Genshin Accounts | Best 4 Star Characters | How To Find Hidden Treasure Chests | How To Get A Free Pet | How To Get More Primogems and Wishes | Baal flees | First Look at Genshin’s Inazuma Characters

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