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My psp turns on and then turn off by itself

When i turn on my psp it says SONY COMPUTER ERNTERTAINMENT (with the little music)..... Then 3 seconds later the psp atomaticly turn off. Ive discovered that if i turn on the psp and turn on the HOLD switch the psp stays on, but i cant do anyting with it because its on HOLD. I take it out of HOLD and it turns off again.... I have tried charging my psp, and checked the battery, but not results.... CAN ANYONE HELP???

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Re: My psp turns on and then turn off by itself

There is a dry solder (loose connection) internally ON/OFF PC Board of your PSP. you have to open the PSP and resolder the contacts of ON/OFF switch.

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How to pu music on psp

Ok its a little bit of a long method but it can be done.

Step 1. Connect your PSP to your computer using a USB cable.

Step 2. Goto Settings and find the setting thats says "USB Connection"

Step 3. Your PSP will now connect to your computer. Now on your computer goto Start -> Computer. Your PSP will probably be listed as E:

Step 4. Double click on your PSP drive (probably E:)

Step 5. If you are using Vista click Organize from the menu bar of the drive windows that opens and then click New Folder. If you are using XP just right click in the drive window and select new folder.

Step 6. A little box with the folder name "New Folder" will appear highlighted in blue. Call the folder "Music"

Step 7. Next all you need to do is drag and drop your music files (which mjust be MP3) into this music folder from your computer.

Step 8. When you are done press "O" on the PSP and it will end the USB connection.

Step 9. Goto the Music option on your PSP and scroll down to memory stick and then into your music folder. All your music should now be there.

Hope this helps

Jul 30, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Trying to reset ps 2 to factory

Hello :

1: Remove the battery from the left side of the PSP while it is still onThe unit will power down instantly. Wait ten seconds and then replace the battery.
2: Press both clear shoulder buttons at the top of the PSP and keep them held while the PSP reboots. A "Recovery" mode will be initiated.
3: Press down on the control pad to locate a "recovery" folder. This will contain all of your PSP content, including games, music, videos and podcasts that are saved on the device. Highlight this folder and press the "X" button to begin reinstalling your content.

Warnings :
If you would like to reset your PSP while it is working normally, you can do so by going to the Settings menu and selecting "System Reset." This will get rid of all your content and restore the PSP to factory settings (and subsequently remove all of your content.)

Or try this for hard resetting :
1: Locate your Power button on your PSP. Push the power button up for 10 seconds.
2: The PSP will and should shut off. Leave the PSP off for 30 seconds.
3: Turn your PSP back on by flicking the power button up very quickly. If it doesn't turn on, try pushing the power button forward very quickly again. (sometimes you have to do it 2-3 times)
4: Your PSP should be working now. If not, then you may have a firmware problem.

Do not have your PSP plugged into a power supply.
If your PSP doesn't turn off after 10 seconds (of power button being help up) then remove your battery and wait 30 seconds, and then replace

good luck .

please don't forget to rate !

Apr 05, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How do I download music onto my Psp 300?


Please try the following:

  1. Step 1 First, add connect your PSP with your computer using your USB, but you have to go to "settings" and click on "USB connection"
  2. Step 2 When your PSP is connected to your computer, a hard drive will appear [for example: hard drive (F:)]. That hard drive is for your PSP
  3. Step 3 Click on that hard drive and make a folder called "music"
  4. Step 4 Finally, open your folder full of musics and drag musics you like in the the "music" folder
  5. Step 5 Finally, when you disconnect your PSP with your computer, go to "Music" on your PSP and listen to your favorite songs!
Hope it helped.

Nov 22, 2009 | Sony PSP-3000 Black Console

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How to add music to your PSP

You will need to plug the psp into your computer,
Then selected usb mode
Wait a few minutes until the computer recognizes the device.
Go to your desktop and open "My Computer" and look for your PSP.
You will need to create a new folder called music and then you can just drag and drop your music files.

If that sound a little to difficult there is a freeware application that will put music on it for you.

Good Luck!

Nov 20, 2009 | Sony Video Game Consoles

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Psp will not download r rated movie i turned off


You can alternative download this r rated movies on your computer and transfer to your psp via usb or memory stick. This should be a way out the other way. Hope this helped.


Nov 08, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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My psp freezes then turns off 15+ seconds later wat is happening?

same thing happend to me, music works fine i think, but when playing games it just frezzes after a little bit... maybe an scratch umd?

Aug 12, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Wants to put games, songs and videos on my psp

If you want to put games, music and videos on your psp, just follow some steps and requirements:

+USB Cable compatible for psp
+And Of course, your psp


step 1: connect your psp from usb to computer

step 2: turn on your psp, and go to settings, then go to USB Connection

step 3: while you connect your psp to your pc then wait... an autoplay window suddenly appears.

step 4: click the "view files"

step 5: then a window appears that should be your psp's files
ISO(if you don't have a ISO folder, create one, type the folder name ISO, it should be all caps)
step 6: Go to ISO folder...

step 7: just copy and paste some games that you like or drag them or drop to ISO folder


step 1: Follow the steps from GAME to step 1 to 4

step 2: copy and paste the to your psp(the format of the songs should be mp3 or mp4)

step 3: then, you can play them


step 1: follow the steps from the music...
(it should be m-peg 4 format of the videos)

thats all!...

Jan 03, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Sony psp problem

Remove the battery for 15 minutes, connect the AC Adapter and install the battery again.
It that doesn't work, remove the battery again, wait 15 minutes, install it and plug the AC Adapter.
It's a weird problem but in my PSP i get around that way.

Feb 07, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Usb cable

Just like sorta of add-on to szwaan's answer:

You must have a memory stick to put music into your psp such as mp3 files, the psp itself does not have any internal memory for you to store any music files whatsoever.

if you got a memory stick already, connect your psp to your computer via usb cable, select usb under the setting section of your psp, and the memory stick drive will appear in your "my computer", so you can drag your music into the Music folder of your memory stick and play them from your psp.

Dec 21, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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