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How to hook up bluetooth on ps3

  • Update your PS3. If you do not have the latest system update, you may not be able to sync your devices correctly. To update your PS3, go to the "System Settings" menu and select the "System Update" icon. After you have finished updating, restart your PS3.Put your Bluetooth device in discovery mode. Generally, you activate this by holding the Bluetooth activation button--but because headsets vary, you may need to consult your manual for precise instructions.Go to the "Settings" tab on the PS3's cross-media bar and select the "Accessory Settings" menu. From the new menu, select "Scan for Bluetooth Device." The PlayStation 3 should detect it automatically.Return to the "Settings" menu and select "Audio Settings." Go to "Input/Output Settings" and select your headset as the device. Your Bluetooth headset should now be completely synced with your PS3 and ready for online chatting.



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    blu ray up date


    PS3 has a AACS (Advanced Access Control System) is a copyright-protection technology that is used on Blu-ray Discs. The copyrighted content is protected by setting an encryption key on both the disc and the device used to play the disc.

    An AACS encryption key expires in 12 to 18 months and must be renewed, so no matter if you have a new PS3 or using it already make sure you keep upgrading your PS3 firmware regularly.

    There are two ways to update as listed below:

    * Update via Internet
    * Update via Storage Media

    Download the update data directly to the system from the Internet. The latest update is automatically downloaded.

    Select Settings -> System Update, Download the latest update data from the Internet. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

    You also perform this system update via a storage media, Use update data saved on a disc, Memory Stick™ or other media. Download the update data from a Web site using a PC

    Hope this helps, Wishing you happy holidays and happy Gaming, do remember to rate my solution

    Regards
    KreativeGeek

    Dec 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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    My ps3 won't play blue ray movies!


    Cause

    PS3 has a AACS (Advanced Access Control System) is a copyright-protection technology that is used on Blu-ray Discs. The copyrighted content is protected by setting an encryption key on both the disc and the device used to play the disc.

    An AACS encryption key expires in 12 to 18 months and must be renewed, so no matter if you have a new PS3 or using it already make sure you keep upgrading your PS3 firmware regularly.

    Solution

    There are two ways to update as listed below:

    * Update via Internet
    * Update via Storage Media

    Download the update data directly to the system from the Internet. The latest update is automatically downloaded.

    Select Settings -> System Update, Download the latest update data from the Internet. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

    You also perform this system update via a storage media, Use update data saved on a disc, Memory Stick™ or other media. Download the update data from a Web site using a PC

    Hope this helps, Wishing you happy holidays and happy Gaming

    Regards
    KreativeGeek

    Dec 21, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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    how do you activate bluetooth on ps3


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    Step 1: Update your PS3. If you do not have the latest system update, you may not be able to sync your devices correctly. To update your PS3, go to the "System Settings" menu and select the "System Update" icon. After you have finished updating, restart your PS3.

    Step 2:Put your Bluetooth device in discovery mode. Generally, you activate this by holding the Bluetooth activation button--but because headsets vary, you may need to consult your manual for precise instructions.

    Step 3:Go to the "Settings" tab on the PS3's cross-media bar and select the "Accessory Settings" menu. From the new menu, select "Scan for Bluetooth Device." The PlayStation 3 should detect it automatically.

    Step 4:Return to the "Settings" menu and select "Audio Settings." Go to "Input/Output Settings" and select your headset as the device. Your Bluetooth headset should now be completely synced with your PS3 and ready for online chatting.

    Nov 27, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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    my PS3 system won't install updates


    please try:
    • restoring your system, in system settings menu .
    • re-updating the system via an USB Storage Device (download the latest update from Playstation Site)
    • re'installing CoD files.

    Jul 25, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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    updating PS3 .PUP file


    Update data download procedure
    1. Create a folder on the storage media in which to save the update data.
      Using a PC, create a folder named “PS3” on the storage media or USB device. Within the PS3 folder, create a folder named “UPDATE”.
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    2. Download the update data and save it in the UPDATE folder created in step 1.
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    Notice Be sure to save the update data as noted below. If the data is not saved in the correct way, the PS3™ system will not recognize the update data. The folder name must be in all uppercase letters.
    • Location: Save in the “PS3” folder > “UPDATE” folder
    • File name: Save as file name “PS3UPDAT.PUP”.
    Update procedure Notices
    • Do not turn off the PS3™ system or remove the storage media or USB device during an update. If an update is cancelled before completion, the system software may become damaged, and the system may require servicing or exchange.
    • The power button on the PS3™ system front is not active during an update.
    1. Insert the storage media or USB device that contains the update data in the PS3™ system.
    2. From the home menu, select icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ntwkupdate.gif (System Update), and then press the x_button.gif button.

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    3. Select [Update via Storage Media], and then press the x_button.gif button.

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      The system automatically searches for and finds the update data saved on the storage media or USB device.
    4. Start the update data.

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      Press the x_button.gif button to start the update data. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.
    5. Confirm that the update was successful.
      After the update has been completed, go to icn_settings.gif (Settings) > icn_ps3_systemsettings.gif (System Settings) > [System Information]. If the System Software field displays the version number of the update, the update was successful.
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    Mar 30, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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