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As an additional safeguard, you may wish to enable the option to require a password on checkout from the PlayStation Store. If this option is enabled, every time a purchase is made, you will be prompted to enter your PlayStation Network password in order for a purchase to be successful.

Note: This does not prevent an account from adding funds to their wallet.

Using the PlayStation®4 system

  1. Sign into your account.
  2. Highlight [Settings] and press the X button.
  3. Select [PlayStation Network/Account Management] and press the X button.
  4. Highlight [Account Information] and press the X button.
  5. Select [Wallet] and press the X button.
  6. Highlight [Purchase Settings] and press the X button.
  7. Enter your account password (if applicable)
  8. Highlight [Require Password on Checkout] press the X button.
  9. Highlight the drop down box and press the X button. Change the option to [On] and press the X button.
  10. Once complete [Confirm] and press the X button to save these changes.

Using the PlayStation®3 system

  1. On the XMBTM, go to [PlayStation®Network] and sign in to your account.
  2. Highlight [Account Management] and press the X button.
  3. Select [Transaction Management] and press the X button.
  4. Highlight [Require Password on Checkout] press the X button.
  5. Highlight the drop down box and press the X button. Change the option to [On] and press the X button.
  6. Once complete move the cursor to [Confirm] and press the X button to save these changes.

Using a computer

  1. Go to the PlayStation Account Management website, https://account.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com.
  2. Log into your account.
  3. Click on [Account] then [Wallet].
  4. Next to [Wallet Settings] click [Edit] and change [Require Password on Checkout] click on the drop down box and change this option to [Yes].
  5. Click on [Save] to save the changes.
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