There are big games, and then there are big games, and Grand Theft Auto 5 is an absolute chonker that definitely falls into the latter category. It's now been over five years since GTA 5 arrived on the scene, but there's still plenty of reasons to take a trip back to Los Santos. Over 99% of players still haven't completed everything the game has to offer, and with many sets of collectibles hidden across the huge map plus secret side missions to unlock bonus items, that's not really much of a surprise.
If you want to improve your progress, or just mess around and have fun in the sandbox open world, then you've come to the right place as we have a complete set of GTA 5 cheats, guides, and walkthroughs for you. We've also featured lots guidance for the behemoth that is GTA Online, so regardless of whether you're running solo in the single player story or taking on the rest of the world online, we're here to ensure you to have the best time on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
We start off with all of the GTA 5 Cheat Codes you could possibly need to turn Los Santos into your personal playground, then continuing further down we have a wealth of tips and guides to help you find everything you need in both GTA 5 single player and GTA Online. Enjoy!
GTA 5 Cheats
GTA 5 Cheat Codes
To access any of these cheats on consoles, quickly enter the code using the buttons, triggers, and d-pad, then you'll receive a notification on-screen if you did it correctly - note that using cheats will disable Achievements/Trophies for your current play session. PC players can hit the tilde key (~) to bring up the command console, then type in the required cheat codes. On all formats, you can use your phone to activate cheats by bringing it up and opening your Contacts, hitting the relevant button to reveal the keypad, then dialling the appropriate number - these are always 1-999 followed by the PC cheat code spelled out, which should make them easier to remember.
Raise Wanted Level
PS: R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Xbox: RB, RB, B, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-3844-8483 [1-999-FUGITIVE]
Lower Wanted Level
PS: R1, R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
Xbox: RB, RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-5299-3787 [1-999-LAWYERUP]
Max Health and Armor
PS: CIRCLE, L1, TRIANGLE, R2, X, SQUARE, CIRCLE, RIGHT, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1
Xbox: B, LB, Y, RT, A, X, B, RIGHT, X, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-887-853 [1-999-TURTLE]
Invincibility (Last 5 minutes)
PS: RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE
Xbox: RIGHT, A, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y
Phone: 1-999-7246-545-537 [1-999-PAINKILLER]
Recharge Special Ability
PS: X, X, SQUARE, R1, L1, X, RIGHT, LEFT, X
Xbox: A, A, X, RB, LB, A, RIGHT, LEFT, A
Phone: 1-999-769-3787 [1-999-POWERUP]
PS: LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, R2, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1 (PS)
Xbox: LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB (Xbox)
Phone: 1-999-759-3483 [1-999-SKYDIVE]
Give Weapons and Extra Ammo
PS: TRIANGLE, R2, LEFT, L1, X, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, DOWN, SQUARE, L1, L1, L1
Xbox: Y, RT, LEFT, LB, A, RIGHT, Y, DOWN, X, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-866-587 [1-999-TOOLUP]
PS: TRIANGLE, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, LEFT
Xbox: Y, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-547-861 [1-999-LIQUOR]
PS: TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L2, L1, SQUARE
Xbox: Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LT, LB, X
Phone: 1-999-2288-463 [1-999-CATCHME]
PS: LEFT, LEFT, L1, RIGHT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, L2, RIGHT
Xbox: LEFT, LEFT, LB, RIGHT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, LT, RIGHT (Xbox)
Phone: 1-999-4684-4557 [1-999-GOTGILLS]
Skyfall (Get dropped from high altitude)
PS: L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, L1, L2, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Xbox: LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LB, LT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-759-3255 [1-999-SKYFALL]
Super Jump (Hold jump to go higher)
PS: LEFT, LEFT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, R1, R2
Xbox: LEFT, LEFT, Y, Y, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, RB, RT
Phone: 1-999-467-8648 [1-999-HOPTOIT]
PS: LEFT, LEFT, L1, R1, L1, RIGHT, LEFT, L1, LEFT
Xbox: LEFT, LEFT, LB, RB, LB, RIGHT, LEFT, LB, LEFT
Phone: 1-999-356-2837 [1-999-FLOATER]
Explosive Melee Attacks
PS: RIGHT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE, R1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L2
Xbox: RIGHT, LEFT, A, Y, RB, B, B, B, LT
Phone: 1-999-4684-2637 [1-999-HOTHANDS]
Slow Motion Aim (Cycle through 3 levels)
PS: SQUARE, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, LEFT, SQUARE, L2, RIGHT, X
Xbox: X, LT, RB, Y, LEFT, X, LT, RIGHT, A
Phone: 1-999-3323-393 [1-999-DEADEYE]
Bang Bang (Explosive bullets)
PS: RIGHT, SQUARE, X, LEFT, R1, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, L1, L1, L1
Xbox: RIGHT, X, A, LEFT, RB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LB, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-444-439 [1-999-HIGHEX]
PS: L1, R1, SQUARE, R1, LEFT, R2, R1, LEFT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L1, L1
Xbox: LB, RB, X, RB, LEFT, RT, RB, LEFT, X, RIGHT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-462-363-4279 [1-999-INCENDIARY]
Slow Motion (Cycle through 3 levels)
PS: TRIANGLE, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, SQUARE, R2, R1
Xbox: Y, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, X, RT, RB
Phone: 1-999-756-966 [1-999-SLOWMO]
Change Weather (Cycle through various options)
PS: R2, X, L1, L1, L2, L2, L2, SQUARE
Xbox: RT, A, LB, LB, LT, LT, LT, X
Phone: 1-999-625-348-7246 [1-999-MAKEITRAIN]
PS: TRIANGLE, R1, R1, LEFT, R1, L1, R2, L1
Xbox: Y, RB, RB, LEFT, RB, LB, RT, LB
Phone: 1-999-7669-329 [1-999-SNOWDAY]
Access Director Mode
Phone: 1-999-5782-5368 [1-999-JRTALENT]
Black Cellphones (may cause explosions and other effects)
Phone: 1-999-367-3767 [1-999-EMPEROR or 1-999-EMP-DROP]
Spawn Buzzard Attack Helicopter
PS: CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, L2, R1, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE
Xbox: B, B, LB, B, B, B, LB, LT, RB, Y, B, Y
Phone: 1-999-2899-633 [1-999-BUZZOFF]
Spawn Stunt Plane
PS: CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, L2, LEFT, R1, L1, L1, LEFT, LEFT, X, TRIANGLE
Xbox: B, RIGHT, LB, LT, LEFT, RB, LB, LB, LEFT, LEFT, A, Y
Phone: 1-999-227-678-676 [1-999-BARNSTORM]
Spawn Duster Crop Plane
PS: RIGHT, LEFT, R1, R1, R1, LEFT, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, X, CIRCLE, L1, L1
Xbox: RIGHT, LEFT, RB, RB, RB, LEFT, Y, Y, A, B, LB, LB (Xbox)
Phone: 1-999-3597-7729 [1-999-FLYSPRAY]
Spawn Dodo Seaplane (must have unlocked vehicle first)
Phone: 1-999-398-4628 [1-999-EXTINCT]
Spawn Kraken Sub (must have unlocked vehicle first)
Phone: 1-999-282-2537 [1-999-BUBBLES]
Spawn Duke O'Death (must have unlocked vehicle first)
Phone: 1-999-3328-4227 [1-999-DEATHCAR]
Spawn Comet Sports Car
PS: R1, CIRCLE, R2, RIGHT, L1, L2, X, X, SQUARE, R1
Xbox: RB, B, RT, RIGHT, LB, LT, A, A, X, RB
Phone: 1-999-266-38 [1-999-COMET]
Spawn Rapid GT Sports Car
PS: R2, R2, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1, R1, RIGHT, LEFT, CIRCLE, R2
Xbox: RT, RT, LB, B, RIGHT, LB, RB, RIGHT, LEFT, B, RT
Phone: 1-999-727-4348 [1-999-RAPIDGT]
PS: R2, RIGHT, L2, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT
Xbox: RT, RIGHT, LT, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-8463-9663 [1-999-VINEWOOD]
PS: CIRCLE, R1, CIRCLE, R1, LEFT, LEFT, R1, L1, CIRCLE, RIGHT
Xbox: B, RB, B, RB, LEFT, LEFT, RB, LB, B, RIGHT
Phone: 1-999-8727-433 [1-999-TRASHED]
Spawn Caddy Golf Cart
PS: CIRCLE, L1, LEFT, R1, L2, X, R1, L1, CIRCLE, X
Xbox: B, LB, LEFT, RB, LT, A, RB, LB, B, A
Phone: 1-999-4653-461 [1-999-HOLEIN1]
Spawn Sanchez Dirt Bike
PS: CIRCLE, X, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, CIRCLE, R1, R2, L2, L1, L1
Xbox: B, A, LB, B, B, LB, B, RB, RT, LT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-633-7623 [1-999-OFFROAD]
Spawn PCJ Motorbike
PS: R1, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, R2, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, RIGHT, L2, L1, L1
Xbox: RB, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, RIGHT, LT, LB, LB
Phone: 1-999-762-538 [1-999-ROCKET]
Spawn BMX Bike
PS: LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, SQUARE, CIRCLE, TRIANGLE, R1, R2
Xbox: LEFT, LEFT, RIGHT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, X, B, Y, RB, RT
Phone: 1-999-226-348 [1-999-BANDIT]
GTA 5 Guides
How to find the GTA 5 Peyote Plant locations
Hidden around the map are 27 peyote plant collectibles that, when consumed, send you through a hallucinatory trip into the body of an animal! Take a 'spiritual journey' by following our GTA 5 Peyote Plant locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Stunt Jump locations
A staple of GTA games, there are a total of 50 ramps and other launch pads dotted around the map. Fling vehicles off all of them by following our GTA 5 Stunt Jump locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Under The Bridge locations
You'll need to practice your flying skills to safely guide a plane or helicopter under each of the 50 bridges spanning the map. We'll show you where they are and take you to the danger zone with our GTA 5 Under The Bridge locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Letter Scrap locations
There are 50 letter scraps scattered around the map, which together form a confession written by the murderer of actress Leonora Johnson. Track them all down then confront her killer using our GTA 5 Letter Scraps locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Spaceship Part locations and unlock the Space Docker
After initiating the Far Out Strangers and Freaks mission with Franklin, Omega will send you out to find 50 spaceship parts strewn across the map. Find them all then return them to earn a special vehicle with our GTA 5 From Beyond the Stars Spaceship Parts locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Nuclear Waste locations
Once you've completed The Merryweather Heist, the option to purchase the Sonar Collections Dock in Paleto Cove will unlock. Stump up the asking price then use your new submarine to collect all 30 barrels of toxic sludge by following our GTA 5 Waste Management Nuclear Waste locations guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Monkey Mosaic locations and unlock the Monkey Outfits/Go Go Monkey Blista
When you finish the Complications story mission with Franklin, you'll receive a text from Lamar telling you about some Monkey Mosaics that have been springing up around town. Photograph all 50 of these designs and you'll unlock various monkey outfits for Trevor and, if you complete the subsequent Random Event, a special Go Go Monkey Blista vehicle. To snap every piece of this street art see our full GTA 5 Monkey Mosaics locations guide.
How to complete the GTA 5 Wildlife Photography Challenge and unlock the Kraken Submarine
Start this challenge by completing the first Paparazzi Strangers and Freaks mission with Franklin, which can be found in West Vinewood. Once done, you'll receive a text from Beverly telling you he's signed you up for the photography competition, then an email will arrive from Los Santos Tourist Info with a list of the 20 animals you need to snap for the prize - the Kraken Submarine! For more help with this see our GTA 5 Wildlife Photography Challenge guide.
How to complete the GTA 5 Epsilon Program and find the Epsilon Tract locations
Kifflom! After completing the Father and Son story mission, Michael can access the Epsilon Program website and complete an evaluation to sign up. This will take you to a series of side missions leading to ultimate enlightenment, or at least a big stack of cash. For a full walkthrough of this spiritual adventure visit our GTA 5 Kifflom! and Epsilon Tracts locations guide.
How to make money on the GTA 5 Stock Market
There are two stock markets at work in the game - the Liberty City National (LCN) which is affected by your single-player actions, and the BAWSAQ which is linked to the Rockstar Social Club and reacts to the behaviour of all GTA players. There's an opportunity to make a huge amount of money by purchasing and selling particular stocks during Lester's assassination missions, and you can find all the relevant information in our GTA 5 Stock Market and Lester's Assassination Missions guide.
How to complete the GTA 5 Stock Car Races and unlock the Cheval Marshall
These are unlocked once you complete the Mr. Philips story mission with Trevor, after which you'll receive a text from Ron telling you about the local stock car racing and a marker will appear on the map. For the full low-down on the races and vehicles you can earn visit our GTA 5 Stock Car Races and Cheval Marshall unlock and location guide.
How to unlock the GTA 5 Dodo Seaplane
The Dodo seaplane can be found as a Random Event once you've finished the Nervous Ron story mission with Trevor. Get all the information from our GTA 5 Dodo seaplane unlock and location guide.
How to unlock the GTA 5 Imponte Duke O'Death
The Duke O'Death appears as a Random Event after completing the first Tonya Strangers and Freaks mission Pulling Favours with Franklin. Full details can be found in our GTA 5 Imponte Duke O'Death unlock and location guide.
How to complete the GTA 5 Murder Mystery and unlock the Vintage Noir Filters
In order to solve this Murder Mystery, you'll need to find a series of cryptic messages scratched into the walls around Los Santos and a number of other clues in order to track down the killer. This is a tough case indeed, but we have the full walkthrough in our GTA 5 Murder Mystery solution and location guide.
How to get GTA 5 100% Completion
If you want to reach the coveted 100% completion stat in Grand Theft Auto 5 you're going to have to put in a lot of work. As well as finishing the story you'll need to find a stack of collectibles, beat various side missions, and take part in a host of other activities. For a full checklist of tasks be sure to visit our GTA 5 100% completion guide.
How to unlock the GTA 5 Achievements/Trophies
Are you looking to pick up the full 1000G or the Platinum trophy for Grand Theft Auto 5? There's plenty of challenges ahead if you are but we've got you covered with a full list of awards and tips for completing them in our GTA 5 Achievement/Trophy guide.
How to install the best GTA 5 PC Mods
If you're playing on PC and want to shake things up, there's a whole host of mods you can download to make Los Santos even prettier, strap yourself into Tony Stark's Iron Man suit, or switch sides and become a cop. Get started by checking out the 20 best GTA 5 PC mods you need to make even Trevor look sane, from rideable dragons to the zombie apocalypse.
How to find the GTA 5 Serial Killer Easter eggs
Merle Abrahams - or the Infinity Killer - is one of the creepiest characters to enter the GTA universe. The story of Merle's crimes can be found throughout Blaine County by tracing a breadcrumb trail of clues, that tells of his deeds and reveals the final resting place of those he dealt with. To follow his tale visit our GTA 5 Serial Killer Easter eggs guide.
How to find the GTA 5 Easter eggs
The Grand Theft Auto series has been packed full of hidden objects and surprising scenery since its inception, and GTA 5 is no different. Los Santos and Blaine counties are full of crazy sights to see, but some you need to dig a little deeper to find. To discover some secrets, check out our GTA 5 Easter eggs guide.
GTA Online Guides
How to play GTA Online
The world of GTA Online is huge, and if you're not familiar with it then the prospect of heading in unprepared can be pretty daunting. Fear not though, as we have a complete guide on how to play GTA online, including top tips for all GTA Online players to help you on your way.
How to make money fast in GTA Online
Money quite literally makes the world go around in GTA Online, and if you want to do most of the cool stuff then you're going to need to invest some serious virtual dollars to access it. If you don't want to spend real money, then follow our guide on how to make money fast in GTA Online.
How to earn reputation and level up fast in GTA Online
As you work your way up to Rank 100 and beyond, various weapons, customisation items and more will unlock. This can be a long process, so check out how to level up fast in GTA Online so you can speed things up.
What are the GTA Online best paying missions
There are plenty of different missions you can undertake in San Andreas, with varying degrees of reward for your troubles. If you're after a fast buck then get stuck into the GTA Online best paying missions.
What are the GTA Online fastest cars
If you want to take the chequered flag in some high stakes GTA Online races, then you need to be driving the fastest car you can get your hands on. But what are the GTA Online fastest cars, you ask? We've tested every supercar to give you an exact answer, using science.
What are the GTA Online best races
Thanks to the Rockstar Creator, there are a huge number of user created races available to take on. We've sorted the wheat from the chaff to recommend the GTA Online best races.
How to make money from GTA Online Gunrunning
Gunrunning can be a great way to earn money and upgrades, but it's also tricky to get in to and requires careful investment to turn a profit. Follow our GTA Online Gunrunning guide to get the most out of it.
What are the GTA Online best weapons
Visit any Ammu-Nation store in-game and you'll find a massive selection of guns, explosives, and melee weapons to choose from. We've selected loadouts of the GTA Online best weapons for different situations, so you always have the right tools for the job.
How to open the GTA Online nightclub safe
If you've been running a nightclub as part of the After Hours update, then you should be accruing cash in your GTA Online nightclub safe. However, it can be tricky to actually find and collect your earnings as it's well hidden in a wall, so follow our guide to locate it.
What are the best GTA Online Shark Card deals
If you want to shortcut to those virtual dollars then you can buy a GTA Online Shark Card to top up your bank account - we've investigated which one gives you the best value, and what you can buy with it.
What are the latest GTA Online updates
Since GTA Online first launched some five years ago, there have been over 30 significant updates that have radically evolved the online world. We've charted all of these GTA Online updates, with help from Rockstar’s director of design Imran Sarwar.
How to get the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online and Red Dead Redemption 2
To track down the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online, as well as unlocking it for Red Dead Redemption 2, you'll need to receive an in-game email that kicks off a treasure hunt across San Andreas. If you're having trouble with any of the stages, then here's how to get the Double-Action Revolver in GTA Online.
How to get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online and Red Dead Redemption 2
The Stone Hatchet is another weapon you can unlock in GTA Online, and also have available once Red Dead Redemption 2 launches. To get started, you'll need to receive texts from Maude sending you off on a series of bounty hunters before the location is revealed, to help out we have a complete guide for how to get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online.
How to get the Kifflom t-shirt in GTA Online
You may have seen other GTA Online players sporting a cool Kifflom t-shirt from the Epsilon Program, and wondered where they got it from as you can't purchase it in the game. The method for receiving it is somewhat convoluted, and involves drinking lots of expensive whisky in nightclubs and passing out - for full details, here's how to get the Kifflom t-shirt in GTA Online.
Perhaps after all that you're looking for a different challenge? If so, then there are plenty of other games like GTA you can check out instead.