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Set up Internet access on PSP

I cannot configure the PSP for internet access at home with my wireless router. The PSP asks for what type of security and other questions. My laptop only asks for the network name and security passcode. Is there a way to make this easier? Also how do we access the internet in public places without a security password? Thanks, M

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IF YOU HAVE THE WEP SUCURITY, YOU CAN FIND THE CODE UNDER OR BEHIBD THE WIRELESS ROUTER iT WOULD SAY "WEP KEY"AND THEN IT WOULD SHOW YOU THE CODE.

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I RECENTLY PURCHASED A PSP FROM BEST BUY AND I CAN'T FIND THE AOSS BUTTON ... COULD SOMEONE PLEASE ASSIST ME WTH THIS?


AOSS button is not found on your PSP or PS3. It is found on more expensive ROUTERS
AOSS is what you would see on some high end routers. if your routers doesn't support this method or have this button you can't set up your psp using it.

The PSP does not have an AOSS button. AOSS (AirStation OneTouch Secure System) is used for wireless setup of devices to your network. AOSS button is found on your router IF it has this feature. If it does not then more than likely your router does not have the ability to set devices up in this manner.

1)To use this set up for the PSP go to Settings>Network Settings> Internet Setting> (Method) Custom> (Select Connection Method) Wireless- ( Setting) Auto - AOSS. At this point the PSP will tell you to push the button on the router and that you have two minutes or else the attempt to connect will stop.

********************* NOTICE **********************
Again this only works if your router has this button. and it is not found on your ps3 or psp

so you'll need to set it up differently. if your home is set up with wireless router and yourare connected online wirelessly read along....

JUST MAKE SURE YOU DO HAVE A WIRELESS HOME NETWORK... it definitely wont work if you don't have a wireless setup and u are trying to connect wirelessly. people overlook this no brainer.

1) go to Settings
2) Network Settings
3) Internet Setting. confirm on "O.K."
4) easy *it may or may not give you a message reading "checking network configuration"
5) wireless

from this point on you need to know few things about your network.....

6) scan -- once scanned it'll give you other wirelss access point for you home network and some other near your home along with few information such as SSID (which is what you set your network to be -- i.e. "the jones" or "linksys" or "summer home" or "my connection" etc etc) SECURITY (this is the password you set up your network with) SIGNAL STRENGHT (usually your network will be the strongest among your neighbors since you are closer to your router)
7) highlight your network and press x . (you should know what it is) selecting on the other network will probably not do you any good since it'll probably be all locked with password and such and so should yours be.
8) SSID which means service set identifier basically mean the name of your network. if your home network is set up with security and password your home network will not show up under SSID (this is one of the things you need to know about your home network)
9) on WLAN SECURITY SETTING page (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up) -- most people i deal with have a WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK security password yours may be different so choose the one that you used.
10) WPA KEY - which basically means password. input the password you used to set up your home network (this is another thing you should know about your home network or ask the person who set it up)
**it'll give you "checking network configuration"
11) if you input all the correct info you should get the "setting list" screen
12) press "X" to save the setting
13) do the connection test and if all things were entered correctly you should have success.

all this seems complicated just reading but if you follow it step by step its easy. you just need to know the name of your home network, the home network security setting, and the password of your home network.

Sep 03, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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I NEED THE Home Wireless AR SECURITY CODE TO HAVE INTERNET IN MY WII


You will need to login to your wireless router to get the wireless password. You will need to know the username and password to the router in order to access this information. You will need to talk to the person who setup the router for the information. The router website will vary depending on the brand of the router. If you do not know the router username and password. You will want to contact the router manufacture for assistance acquiring that information.

May 31, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How do you get internet on a PSP?


Hi ana01,

Connecting your PSP to the internet is just like connecting your computer to a router. First to consider is having an access point. So what is an access point? Access point is your router. If you wanted to get started going online using your PSP I suggest trying the following steps below:

1. Just turn on your PSP as well as your WLAN/wiresless.

2. Use the left and right directional button to find "Network Setting".

3. Now look for "Infrastracture Mode".

4. Please select "New Connection" and name it.

5. Go to "WLAN Settings" then select "Scan".

6. Your PSP will now detect your router.

7. Navigate to "WLAN security setting". Just leave the option "NONE", If you dont have an encryption in your Router set up.

8. But if have an encryption in your Router. Then put your WEP or WPA security key.

9. Go to "Address Settings". Select "Easy".

10. Navigate to "Setting List". Check if your setting is correct.

11. Go to the next page then save your setting by pressing x. Then press x again once you get a message that says "Save Completed. Test Connection".

12. Next message would say "connecting to access point." The next should say "obtaining IP address".

You already established a connection and you can now browse the net using your PSP.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Nov 15, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Slim...

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Can you hook the ps3 up to the internet wirelessly


Yes you can connect wirelessly to the internet with your ps3.

Minimum Requirements
  • PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system
    Note: PlayStation 3 40GB / 60GB / 80GB / 160GB models ONLY (20GB model does not have built-in Wi-Fi connectivity)
  • SIXAXIS™ wireless controller (and USB cable)
  • AC power cord
  • A high-speed Internet account (cable or DSL) with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
  • Router

    • Wireless router compatible with 802.11b or 802.11g Wi-Fi standards
    • Or an Ethernet (wired) router with a Wireless Access Point (WAP)
      You may need to open firewall port numberson your router to connect to the Internet.
      The PlayStation 3 will not connect to the Internet through the USB ports.
    //
  • Updated system software installed on your PlayStation 3
    Visit PlayStation 3 System Software Update to download and install the most recent version.
  • Your Wireless Network Settings

    • SSID
      You will need to know the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of your wireless network. Also make sure the WAP or wireless router is set to broadcast the SSID; otherwise, the SSID will NOT appear on the PlayStation 3 scan results.
      If you do not know this information, speak to the person who configured your home network (i.e., wireless router) settings.
    • WEP or WPA Security Key
      If your wireless network access is security-enabled (encrypted) from open access, you will need to know your WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) and WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) security key or password
      If you do not know this information, speak to the person who configured your home network settings.
    • MAC address
      You may need to enter the Media Access Control address (MAC address) of your PlayStation 3 into your WAP if it is required by your network settings.

Nov 22, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I dont know my wep key for my psp


If you are trying to connect to a wireless network using your PSP, what you need is the WEP for the wireless network.

If you are using a home wireless network you would need to ask the person who set the WEP key.

Or, you could go to the wireless router, and there should be a little reset place to push with a pin. Press it, hold it for twenty seconds or so, and then go onto a computer connected to the wireless router and enter in the MAC address that you should be able to find on the bottom of your router on a little sticker.or if that is not found, you can do a search on your wireless router's MAC address on the internet. Just do a search in Google or Bing or whatever for the wireless router model and look for the router's web address.

Enter that address (which should look like a xxx.xxx.x.x format) into the address bar on the Internet Browser. You will be taken to your router's webpage where you can change that information. You sign on as Admin, usually there is no need for a password after a hardware reset, and you should see a security setting option. Select the WEP or WPA setting and enter in your own key. Write it down, because if you have any other computers or devices connected to the wireless router they will all need to set their internet secuirty protocol to that new key or they will not be able to access the internet.

Go into your PSP Network settings and go through the options, enter in your new key, and bam! Your there. :)

Or you SHOULD be.

If you are in a new area, you will need to know their key or hope you are in a place with unrestricted access. :)

(If you didnt know, If you have a PS3 you can connect to it REMOTELY through your PSP if you register them together, and watch movies downloaded to your PS3, listen to music, look at your pictures, about everything but play games that you have on your PS3. From just about anywhere in the world that you have internet access through your PSP and your PS3 is connected. But that's a different matter! ;) )

Sep 11, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Network connection


go to network connections on your psp and search for wireless networks it should show your wireless router there.. and if asked for a key it depends on your router sometimes is on the router itself or sometimes you to set it up.. * dont forget to turn on your WLAN on your psp*

May 05, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How to connect a new psp to the internet


AOSS = Airstation One-touch Secure System

it's a propriatary solution from buffalo technology (www.buffalotech.com) for securely negotiating a wireless link to a base station.

experienced techies may say "big deal." true. but consider the layman who opens their new laptop and wants to link it to their wireless dsl router at home. WEP? AES? TKIP? huh?! enough alphabet soup to scare off the timid.

AOSS removes the user from having to know any of this. it automagically determines and configures the most secure connection. that older laptop that only supports WEP? no problem. AOSS configs the keys. that newer media station in the upstairs bedroom? AOSS will set up everything to use TKIP or AES.

NB- all this requires you have a buffalo tech AOSS wifi router AND a wireless adaptor driver that supports it too.

For connecting the PSP to internet you need a internet connection with wireless router

Jul 20, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Psp


The following items are generally required to set up to connect to a network.
  • A WLAN access point or a wireless broadband router
  • Settings for the access point (SSID, WEP key, WPA key, etc. as specified when the access point was configured)
  • A network device, such as an ADSL/DSL modem or a cable modem.
  • An account with an Internet service provider
Hints
  • An access point is a device used to connect wirelessly to a network.
  • A router is necessary if a PC and the PSP™ system will be connected to the Internet at the same time. A router is a device that enables multiple devices to be connected to one Internet line.
  • SSID, WEP and WPA keys are types of wireless network information. This information may be required when connecting to an access point or a router.
  • User is responsible for Internet service fees.
Example of a network configuration Network equipment connection and setup methods vary depending on the equipment used.

require001.gif Common settings hr1.gif You can create network settings for use in connecting to the Internet through an access point and save them on the PSP™ system. You can save up to 10 connections.
Setting methods may vary depending on usage conditions. The following is an example of commonly used settings.
1.
Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the PSP™ system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
2.
Select in_networkset.gif (Network Settings) under in_setting.gif (Settings).
3.
Select [Infrastructure Mode].
4.
Select [New Connection].
5.
Select [Scan].
The system searches for nearby access points.
Depending on the model of PSP™ system in use, you may have the option [Automatic]. Select [Automatic] when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.
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Select the access point that you want to use.
SSID is an identifier assigned to an access point. If you do not know the SSID or the SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
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Select the type of security that you will use.
The type of security settings required vary depending on the access point. For details on what type to use, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
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Enter the encryption key for the security settings.
The encryption key field displays eight asterisks no matter how many characters you enter as the key. For information on the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
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Select [Easy].
Basic settings are set automatically.
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Enter a name for the connection.
You can choose any name for the connection.
11.
Check the list of settings.
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Save the settings.
13.
Test the connection.
If you select [Test Connection], the system will connect to the selected access point.
14.
Confirm the connection test results.
If the connection is successful, information about the network connection is displayed.
Hints
  • If the connection test fails, follow the on-screen instructions to check the settings. Network settings for the connection can be changed from the options menu. For additional information, refer to the instructions supplied with the network device and by your Internet service provider.
  • Depending on the access point settings, you may need to enter the system's MAC address to connect to the network. The system's MAC address can be checked under in_setting.gif (Settings) > in_pspset.gif (System Settings) > [System Information].

Jul 12, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How can i put internet in my psp?


To connect to the internet;
  1. Check that you have your PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system set up for Wireless (WLAN) networking in Infrastructure Mode.
  2. Make sure the WLAN switch on the left side of the PSP® is turned on so that the PSP® can connect to the internet.
  3. Make sure you are within range of a wireless access point (or hotspot) that allows connections to the internet.
  4. Select icn_www.gif (WWW) under icn_network.gif (Network) from the home menu and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  5. Use the up and down buttons to select the address bar and press to display the on-screen keyboard.
  6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the address for the web page you want to display.
  7. When you have finished entering the address, highlight the Enter button and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  8. Select a connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  9. The web page will be displayed.
  10. To hide the on-screen menu, press icn_btntriangle_color.gif.
Setting up Infrastructure Mode;

Infrastructure Mode allows you to connect your PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system to the internet through a wireless network (WLAN) access point.
Required items:
  • A PSP® with system software version 2.0 or later.
  • A wireless network(WLAN) access point with internet access, such as:
    • A Wi-Fi hotspot (such as those at cafés, hotels and airports).
    • A home wireless network, which might include:
      • A subscription to an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
      • A DSL or cable modem
      • A wireless broadband router
  • Settings used for the SSID, WEP/WPA-PSK encryption and WEP/WPA-PSK key, as specified when the wireless access point was configured.
To set up Infrastructure Mode on your PSP®:
  1. Make sure the WLAN switch on the left side of the PSP® is turned on so that the PSP® can connect to the internet.
  2. Highlight icn_settings.gif(Settings) from the home menu.
  3. Select icn_networksettings.gif(Network Settings) and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  4. Select Infrastructure Mode and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  5. Select New Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  6. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter a name for the connection, then press the right arrow button to continue.
  7. To set the Service Set Identifier (SSID) for the access point, select one of the following:
    • Scan: searches for and then displays a list of access points (or wireless networks) and displays the SSIDs.
    • Enter Manually: allows the user to enter the SSID using the keyboard. Select this option if you know the SSID of the access point.
  8. If you choose the Scan option in the previous step, select the access point to be used and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  9. Confirm the SSID and press the right directional button.
  10. To enter security information for the access point, choose one of the following:
    • None: does not set security information.
    • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES): all set security information. Press the right arrow button to move to the screen for entering WEP or WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) keys. Note: The WEP and WPA key fields display eight asterisks no matter how many characters you enter as the key.
  11. After entering the security information, press the right arrow button to continue.
  12. To select the address setting method, choose one of the following:
    • Easy: the following information is automatically set
      • IP address settings: Automatic
      • DNS settings: Automatic
      • Proxy server: Do Not Use
      • Internet browser: Do Not Start
      Note: Most home networks will allow you to use the Easy address setting, which is recommended.
    • Custom: you can manually enter detailed setting information, such as when you are using a static IP network. For details, see the instructions supplied with the network device or the information provided by your ISP.
  13. After selecting the address setting method, press the right arrow button to continue.
  14. Check the settings, using the left arrow button to return to previous screens to make any necessary corrections.
  15. To save the new connection, press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  16. To test the connection, select Test Connection and press icn_btnx_color.gif.
  17. If the connection is successful, information about the network connection will appear. Press icn_btncircle_color.gif to end the connection test.
You can also check http://www.us.playstation.com/support/psp
for more information.

Jun 17, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How to get internet on my psp


Look its not necessary get internet on ur psp. Its how to connect to the internet on the psp. You are gonna need a wireless internet network. Usually at food restaurants, or at ur house. Its not like you can connect the psp with a cable to the internet. Its all wireless hottie262477. To find wireless go all the way to your left on the psp and turn on the wifi button. Then go ur settings and all the way down to network settings. From there click on infracture mode. And scan for wireless hotspots. Of course any wireless one that says it needs a wep code. Means that it has a password and if you don't know the password you can't necessarily access it. So use the no password hotspots. Also remember its very easy to connect a wireless network in your house as long as u have high speed internet. Now that you this u can enjoy ur psp and play online and use the web browser. Good luck Diego :-)

Jan 13, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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