Manage your friends list and profile

To manage your friends list and profile, press the Stadia button Stadia button on your Stadia Controller. Use the following table to find the correct button or command:

Type of controller What to press
Stadia Controller Stadia button Stadia button
Mouse and keyboard Shift + Tab
Third-party controller

Home button

Note: This might not work with all third-party controllers.

View your profile and set your online status

You can view your profile and update your online status on stadia.com, in the Stadia app Stadia icon or on your TV using Chromecast Ultra. When you update your status, you can select Online or Busy. If you're inactive for five minutes, your status will automatically change to 'Idle'.

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In the Stadia app

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia app Stadia icon.
  2. At the top of your screen, tap Friends Friends icon.
  3. To view your profile, tap your Stadia Name and avatar.
  4. Tap your status to change it.

TV or stadia.com

  1. Press the Stadia button Stadia button.
    • If you're using a computer with a keyboard, press Shift + Tab.
  2. At the top, select your Stadia Name and avatar to view your profile.
  3. Select your status to change it.

Find other players' profiles

When you search for other players and view their profiles, you can send them friend requests, view their achievements, invite them to a party and more.

In the Stadia app

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia app Stadia icon.
  2. At the top, tap Friends Friends icon.
  3. Search for another player:
    1. If you already have friends in your list, tap Add friend Add friend.
    2. If you don't have friends in your list, tap Find more friends.
  4. Enter a player's Stadia Name in the text box. A list of players will appear.
  5. To send someone a friend request, tap Add friend Add friend next to their Stadia Name.
  6. To view their profile, tap their Stadia Name.
  7. On their profile you can:

Note: To receive notifications when someone sends you a friend request, go to your notifications settings in the Stadia app Stadia icon.

On stadia.com

  1. On your Stadia Controller, press the Stadia button Stadia button.
    • If you're using a computer keyboard, press Shift + Tab.
  2. Search for another player:
    • If you already have friends in your list, click Friends.
    • If you don't have friends in your list, click Find players.
  3. Search for a player's Stadia Name in the text box.
  4. To send them a friend request, select Add friend Add friend.
  5. To view their profile, click their Stadia Name. On their profile you can:

On a TV using Chromecast Ultra

  1. On your Stadia Controller, press the Stadia button Stadia button.
  2. Select Friends.
  3. Any players that you've played with recently will appear in a list.
  4. To view their profile, select their Stadia Name. On their profile you can:

Manage your friends list

Your friends list shows the online status of your friends. From this list you can view your friends’ profiles, remove people from your list, block players and more.

In the Stadia app

  1. On your mobile device, open the Stadia app Stadia icon.
  2. To view your friends list, tap Friends Friends icon.
  3. To view a friend's profile, tap their Stadia Name.
  4. On your friend's profile you can:

TV or stadia.com

  1. Press the Stadia button Stadia button.
    • If you're using a computer with a keyboard, press Shift + Tab.
  2. Under 'Friends', your friends list will appear.
    • On a TV using Chromecast Ultra, select More to view any friends that aren't visible.
  3. To view a friend's profile, select their Stadia Name.
  4. On your friend's profile you can:
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