How to Switch Characters in GTA 5 on PS4 – Easy Steps

How to Switch Characters in GTA 5 on PS4

How to Switch Characters in GTA 5 on PS4 – Easy Steps

Despite the fact that GTA 5 was released seven years ago from today, it still has the same hype and attention. It is no surprise because GTA 5 is one of the best games of all time.

This game is full of entertainment and fun which is the reason you just can’t get bored while playing it. It is more likely that GTA 5 will have the same hype till GTA 6 is released. For now, there are no announcements regarding GTA 6.

How to switch characters in GTA 5 on PS4:

Here is the simplest way to switch characters in GTA on PS4, the steps are as follows

  1. On the D Pad, press and hold the down button.
  2. Using the Right Analog Stick, mark the character that you are willing to switch to.
  3. Just release the button and you are done.

How to switch characters in GTA 5 on PC:

PC gamers had waited for the PC version of GTA 5 since it was first released only for consoles which is usually done by Rockstar. In the end the game was exactly alike for the PC gamers as it was for the console gamers. 

The method for switching the characters on PC is the same as it is for PS4. Following are the steps to switch the character on a PC:

  1. After the game is started, press and hold the “Alt” key.
  2. Now with the help of the directional keys mark the character you want to switch to.
  3. You can also use the mouse for doing so.
  4. Now leave the “Alt” button.

How to switch characters in GTA 5 on Xbox:

It does not matter if you are using Xbox One or Xbox 360 because the method for switching for characters is the same. The keys are the same as well. Here are the steps for changing characters on either Xbox One or Xbox 360:

  1. Firstly, hold down the Down button placed on the D Pad.
  2. With the help of Right Analog Stick, select the character you need to switch to.
  3. After marking the character, just release the down button.

It is very simple. Isn’t it?

How to switch characters in GTA 5 on PS3:

It’s been months since PS5 was out, now the PS3 sounds very old. A lot of people started playing GTA 5 on PS3 because there were no PS4 and PS5 when GTA was released.

That is why many people still play GTA 5 on PS3. Here are the steps for switching characters on PS3.

  1. Press and hold the “Down” button on the D Pad.
  2. With the help of Right Analog Stick, highlight the character you want to switch to.
  3. Now, release the D button.

How to switch characters in GTA 5 Online:

In GTA 5 Online, you can create two unlike characters and use them for your own benefits. The game allows you to switch from one to another but it is not that simple as it is in a single-player version. Here are the steps for how to switch characters in GTA Online.

  1. Open the pause menu when playing with one of either two characters.
  2. Click on the “Online” tab.
  3. Click on the “Swap Character” section.
  4. Now the confirmation window will open, Click “Ok” to end the session.
  5. Now choose the character you want to continue with.
  6. In the end, confirm the character.

How to switch character slots in GTA 5:

After pressing “Alt” on the personal computer or the “Down” button on D Pad on a console. A little character menu will pop up on the bottom right corner of your screen. You will see the character slots of Trevor to the right, Michael on the left and Franklin on the up side.

After seeing their slots, you might want to switch these slots. But sadly, you can’t do so in GTA 5. As the characters are permanently attached to their slots and cannot be switched. 

The Main Characters on GTA 5:

Since we are discussing the characters of GTA 5 in this article. Here is a short introduction about the prime characters of GTA 5. They are Trevor, Franklin, and Micheal. Their tales have been different from each other but at the end of the day, both the three are criminals.


Franklin is a guy who wants to achieve greater heights. But things have not worked for him, resulting in him doing criminal activities.


Trevor is a person who is psychologically unstable and is always high on drugs. His life has been a ride that has all the ups and downs. He started his career as a military pilot. Later, became a weapon dealer and then forcefully worked for a FIB Agent.


Michael was a robber in the past but then left the crime world for his own benefits. The lack of care and good family forced him to join the dark crimes again.

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