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My psp does not show the umd icon and when i insert a disc it doesnt play

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We need a model number first. psp-1000? Either way now is as good of a time as any to try out custom firmware and ditch the UMD's .

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My son psp beep when you put a game in and the umd does not come up can you help please


f you are experiencing issues when using a Universal Media Disc (UMD™) on the PSP system, try these troubleshooting options:

  • Issues with PlayStation®Store content Click here for help with content purchased from the PlayStation Store.
  • Restore Default Settings Restore Default settings will default the PSP system to its original settings. A setting change may be the reason the PSP system is having difficulties. Click here to learn how to restore default settings on the PSPgo / PSP system.
  • Confirm UMD is properly inserted

    Make sure the UMD is properly inserted with the label facing the back of the PSP system. Try removing the UMD and reinserting it.
    Please note, it is normal for the PSP system to make noises while it is reading from a UMD.

    For PSP-1001, slide the latch to open the UMD door. For the PSP-2001 and PSP-3001, simply lift the door open.

  • Try playing the UMD on a different PSP system If possible, try playing the UMD on a different PSP system. If the disc still does not function properly, it might need to be replaced. If the disc does function properly, the PSP system may need service, see PSP Service for details.
  • Try playing a different UMD on the PSP system If possible, try playing a different UMD on the PSP system. If another UMD plays, the original UMD may be the problem. If none of the UMD's play, the problem may be isolated to the PSP system.
  • Check for moisture Do not let the PSP system or any PSP® accessories come in contact with liquid. Also check for moisture condensation in the PSP system. If moisture condensation occurs, remove the disc from the PSP and do not use the PSP until the condensation has evaporated, which can take an hour or two. In general, if any part of the PSP gets wet, discontinue use until it is completely dry.
  • Check the regional code Check the regional code on the UMD™ Video. The only regional codes that the North American PSP® is tested to work properly with are "ALL" and "1.
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Tried these steps and still need help?

If you have tried the troubleshooting information above, but continue to experience problems, please contact our Consumer Services department to have your PSP system serviced.

Jun 28, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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I don't know how to play psp games on a psp 2000. i need a step by step instruction.when i put my game in the psp and turn it on. i dont know what to do. please help!!! thanks :)


go to the umd icon (shaped like the game disc)and select it ........although it may need an update and usualy has the patch on the disc to do so (lacated below the umd icon representing the game)and select it and voila you play your game

Jun 02, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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PSP Not Loading Games


You most likely need to clean the lens. Local game stores have kits that clean it for you.

May 28, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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My PSP shows a message when a umd is inserted: The disc cannot be read. This PSP is less than 9 months old.


Have you tried updating the firmware on your psp? If you havent done that in a while, you may need to because as sony puts out new firmware updates, they update the umds as well, so that you need to have the most recent firmware to play the most recent movies and games. If this doesnt work, you could always try cleaning the cd, and downgrading the firmware, if it lets you, that is...

Aug 08, 2008 | Sony Video Game Consoles & Games

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Sony psp


The PSP doesnt realy have any play options when u insert a UMD it will either start atomaticly or you can choose through system settings to turn on or off the UMD auto start which enables the PSP to automaticly start or you can disable the auto start or you can press x on the UMD icon and it will start.Now when it comes to movies you can bring up the movie mode options wich alow you to rewind FF pause all that good stuff. just insert a umd and when it begins to play press triangle. hope this was helpfull

Jun 04, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Help!


You might have PSP stop reading UMD discs, First you will do some trouble shooting with what might be wrong with your PSP unit.

first is the Disc Spinning motor. This will not let The disc in the UMD spin. On a working PSP you will hear the disc start to spin up, then you can hear the laser start to twitch, followed by the laser motor moving the laser down the rails.

2nd is something stuck in the UMD gear, try to clean the gear of arm of dust, plastic, soda, and even hair.

and at the last is the actual laser itself. It will not focus the laser to read the UMD disc.

Hopefully this help, Pls post back should you need additional information...!

Jun 01, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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The play game icon not showing on his PSP


Is there a disc in the drive? If so, it sounds like your UMD drive (or disc) is damaged. Does it only happen with one game or with all your son's games?

Dec 19, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Psp ( i cant get games to play )


Have you inserted the game disc UMD into the PSP itself? You have to wait a few seconds after you turn it on before the game icon will be visible in the main menu screen before you can access the game. When it's active and you have the game icon selected press the "X" button to start the game.

Dec 18, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Menu of the psp


Try a different disk? I've found that sometimes when you turn on the psp and you're in the game menu of the PSP menu, the UMD won't be there, but if you go over to music or something, and go back to game, it will have returned.

Aug 09, 2007 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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