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PSP® System Software Update

System Update


Required items

  • A PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system with battery pack and AC adaptor
  • 1000 series 2000 series 3000 series Memory Stick Duo™ media with at least 28 MB of free space
    or
    PSP®go System storage with at least 28 MB of free space
  • Internet access using a wireless LAN (Hotspots that require a browser for authentication cannot be used.)
  • Internet service with an ISP (Internet service provider)
  • Network devices, such as a DSL/cable modem and a WLAN access point or a wireless broadband router
  • Settings for the access point (SSID and WEP/WPA keys)

Hints

  • Before performing a system update, you must create network settings for your PSP® system. For details, refer to the instructions for the PSP® system.
  • SSID and WEP/WPA keys are types of wireless network information. This information is generally set in the access point using a PC. For details, refer to the instructions supplied with the access point.
  • Turn on the WLAN switch of the PSP® system before starting the download procedure.

Example of a network configuration »


Notices

  • Do not remove the AC adaptor during the update.
  • Do not turn off the system or remove the Memory Stick™ media during the update.

If an update is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing to repair or exchange.


Download procedure

  1. Select (System Update) (System Update) under (Settings) (Settings) from the home menu, and then press the button button.

    (System Update)

  2. Select [Update via Internet].

    [Update via Internet]

  3. Select a connection, and then press the button button.

    Select a connection

    If you have not created and saved a connection, no connections will be displayed. In this case, select "New Connection" and enter the necessary network settings. For details, refer to the instructions for the PSP® system.
  4. Connect to the network.
    When a network connection is established, the system will check whether an update is needed.

    Connect to the network


  5. Download the update data.

Notices

  • Do not remove the AC adaptor during the download.
  • Do not turn off the system or remove the Memory Stick™ media during the download.

    (System Update)

If a screen prompting you to update the system software is displayed, you can perform an update. Press the button button. The download will then begin.

Update procedure

Notices

Before starting the update, you must do the following:

  • Fully charge the battery.
  • Connect the AC adaptor to the PSP® system and plug it into an electrical outlet.
  1. Check that the download has completed.

    (System Update)

  2. Locate the update data. With the data selected, press the button button to start the update. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update. The version number of the update data is displayed and the update begins.
  3. Confirm that the update was successful.

    After the update has been completed, select [System Settings] under [System Settings] (Settings) from the home menu, and then select [System Information]. If the [System Software] field displays the version number of the update, the update was successful.

  4. (System Update)

Hint

  • After the update has been successfully completed, you can delete the update data from the Memory Stick™ media.