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[PlayStation®Vita] Updated 05/06/2013

Need help with connecting to the Internet, system software updates, or using the PlayStation Network? The following guides can help.

Getting Started

Vita Front

Initial Setup Loop: When starting up the PS Vita for the first time, you may get stuck in a loop of trying to enter in your Sony Entertainment Network / Sony Entertainment Network account and the system trying to update. Click herefor instructions on the process and how to bypass it.


In order to make sure your PS Vita has the latest security patches, latest settings and features, other operations you need to update the PS Vita with the latest system software.




Connect Online

With the PS Vita, connecting online is made simple. If you have the 3G/Wi-Fi model you can connect online two different ways.



Additional Information



PlayStation Network

Account information, purchase content from PlayStation Store, Password help, and more.



Transferring Media

With the PS Vita, you can transfer your videos, music, and photos and carry it around with you. This is now handled with Content Manager.



Additional FAQs

The FAQs listed below will answer any additional questions you may have.