Game Manual

Last Update: 25/05/2021

Platform
Windows®
PS5™
PS4™
Mac

Configuration Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Using the configuration menus, you can customize a variety of display, control, and system settings to enhance your gaming experience.

There is nothing available for your selected platform.

Configuration Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Character Configuration  [NEW]  [Updated]

Adjust character-related settings such as camera type, targeting functionality, and display filters.

Available Settings:
Mouse and Gamepad Mode Toggle, Control Settings, Item Settings, UI Settings, Display Name Settings, Hotbar Settings, and Log Window Settings

System Configuration  [NEW]  [Updated]

Adjust system-related settings such as display, sound, gamepad functionality, and more.

Available Settings:
Display Settings, Sound Settings, Graphics Settings, Mouse Settings, Gamepad Settings, Theme Settings, Other Settings, Accessibility Settings

Adjust system-related settings such as display, sound, gamepad functionality, and more.

Available Settings:
Display Settings, Sound Settings, Mouse Settings, Gamepad Settings, Theme Settings, and Other Settings.

Confirm and Adjust Configuration Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Accessing the Configuration Menus  [NEW]  [Updated]

1. Opening the System Tab

Open the main menu, then select the System tab.

2. Selecting a Configuration Menu

From the System tab, select either Character Configuration or System Configuration.

3. Confirming Your Settings

The corresponding configuration menu will be displayed.

Back Up Configuration Settings  [NEW]  [Updated]

Game configuration settings including macros, gear sets, and hotbars are saved locally. As a result, these settings are not automatically accessible when playing on a different client. However, it is possible to back up your game settings and export them for use on another client or platform. This can be done in one of two ways.

Game configuration settings including macros, gear sets, and hotbars are saved locally. As a result, these settings are not automatically accessible when playing on a different client. However, it is possible to back up your game settings and export them for use on another client.

Using the Launcher (Windows® and Mac)  [NEW]  [Updated]

The game launcher can be used to back up and import settings into both the Windows® and Mac versions. Moreover, this data can be read on both operating systems, allowing settings to be transferred from one platform to another.
* Please note that game settings cannot be transferred to the PS5™/PS4™ version.

Exportable Settings ・Character configuration settings for all characters
・HUD settings for all characters
・Hotbar and cross hotbar settings for all characters
・Gear sets for all characters
・Macros for all characters (including shared macros)
・Log filter settings for all characters
・Log text colors for all characters
Non-Exportable Settings ・System configuration settings
・Screenshots
・Character appearances
Backing Up Game Settings
1. Using the Backup Tool

To begin backing up your settings, click Config on the launcher.

2. Config Menu

In the menu that appears, click "Back Up" under Backup Tool.

3. Backup

To back up your settings, click "Backup" and select a folder to store your backup file. A file named FFXIVconfig.fea will be created in the folder you selected.

Restore

To restore previous settings, click "Restore" and select the folder containing the backup file named FFXIVconfig.fea.

If you wish to preserve pre-existing data when making a backup, please check the box next to "Do not overwrite older data."

Using the Server Backup Function  [NEW]  [Updated]

Game configuration settings can also be saved to the server. Using this method, data can be transferred freely between the Windows®, PS5™, PS4™, and Mac versions.

1. Back Up Client Settings

Save a backup of local system settings for UI, sound, user macros, and more to the server.

Data to Be Saved ・Display Settings
・Sound Settings
・Input Device Settings
・Accessibility Settings
・Shared Macros
・Miscellaneous Data (Cutscene Settings)
Non-Exportable Settings ・Display resolution, graphics quality, input device, and other settings dependent on current play environment.
2. Back Up Character Settings

Save a backup of local character settings, HUD layout, hotbars, gear sets, and more to the server.

Data to Be Saved ・Character Configuration
・HUD Layout
・Hotbars and Cross Hotbars
・Gear Sets
・Keybinds
・Log Filters
・Log Text Colors
・Character-specific Macros
・Social Data (Friend Group Names, Contact Lists, etc.)
・Miscellaneous Data (Triple Triad, LoVM, etc.)
Non-Exportable Settings ・System configuration settings
・Screenshots
・Character appearances
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