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Create a Master Account for the PlayStation®Network

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[PlayStation®Network] Updated 01/08/2014

Please note: Sign-In ID can be up to 30 characters long when creating or updating Sony Entertainment Network accounts.


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Registering for the PlayStation Network

Video Demonstration


Registering for the PlayStation Network

Here is a step-by-step guide to registering for the PlayStation Network and creating your Online ID.
  1. On the XMB, go to Users icon (Users) > Create New User icon (Create New User) to create a new User. (You do not need to do this step if this is the first time using the PS3.)
  2. Go to (PlayStation Network), then down to "Sign Up for PlayStation®Network" and press the X button icon button.
  3. Highlight "Create a New Account" and press the X button icon button again.

  4. Fill out requested information, highlight "Continue" and press the X button icon button.
  5. Scroll down to read the full end user agreement or press right on the D-Pad to jump to the bottom of the screen.
  6. Enter the following:
    • Email Address (this will become your Sign In ID)
    • Password (twice for confirmation)
    • Security Question
    • Answer to Security Question
    Then select "Continue" and press the X button icon button.
  7. Create an Online ID, then select continue and press the X button icon button.
    Note - Your Online ID will identify you to other players on the PlayStation Network.
  8. Enter your first and last name, then select continue and press the X button icon button.
  9. Enter a valid mailing street address, then select continue and press the X button icon button.
  10. Verify account information and then select continue and press the X button icon button.
    A message will appear confirming you created your Sony Entertainment Network account.
  11. Additionally, you may choose an avatar for your newly created Online ID.

Video Demonstration

The following video tutorial describes how to create a new Sony Entertainment Network Master account.