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Psp says battery is charged but the icon in the corner says itts empty

Yeagh the icon says its empty but the menu says its charged

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Re: psp says battery is charged but the icon in the...

Try pressing the R button and power on at the same time. This resets the PSP and may get the data about the bettery resynched. If you still have a problem, you may want to go to and setup a Repair with Sony. Otherwise Click on " Repair Directory" at the bottom of this Screen and pick "Video Game Consoles on the next Screen, Find a good Repair Shop.

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