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PS3 cannot find THEMESwhich i have stored on USB key.

And to open any file from USB (vidoe, music, picures) i have to go through "Display all" function. When i open "USB Device" it says "There are no tracks"
System version is 2.91

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Re: PS3 cannot find THEMESwhich i have stored on USB key.

True.. The folder structure used for the PS3 is slightly different from the one used on the PSP. I don't really know why.

Did you manage to get the Audio files to work as well?

Glad I could help.

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I'm trying to add music and videos

Xbox 360 1) Insert the Music Disk into the 360.

2) A screen should appear with it showing a visualization picture and showing the tracks (songs).
If it doesn't appear, go to the dashboard scroll across to the Multimedia section and go to Music.

3) Up the top of the screen it says options like "Burn and Rip".
Choose "Rip" and it'll copy the songs from the disk onto the 360. Give it time to finish.

4) And it should say your done. And it's saved onto your 360.

To listen while playing; When you are in the game, press the xbox guide button (the X button in the middle of the controller that has the green light) and wait till that screen pops up on the side of the screen.
Then Scroll down to where it says (I think it says Music) but you'll see the "Pause, Play and Skip etc... music buttons, and choose "Select Music" and then it'll expand and take you to the music library (In your hardrive) And just choose the song.
And it'll take you back to the gamer tag picture, like before, and press the Xbox guide button and you're back to your game - while the song plays throughout.

And it wont take you away from your game.
Hope I helped ?

Playstation 3 ok, you can put music from a cd onto a ps3. heres how.
put the cd you want into the ps3 then go to music then go to audio cd. instead of x to view the tracks hit triangle and select copy. the ps3 can take songs from a cd and put it on the hard drive

you can take songs from the computer and put it on a ps3, heres how.

first, you need a flash drive (if ur not tech savvy, its a lil usb thing that holds information. make sure its a decent size ( 1gb would be best but more or less is ok). then go to my computer on the computer and you should see removable disk. click that. now drag and drop all the songs you want to move to your ps3. once ur done, take the flash drive out and put it in the ps3. go to music and select usb device, however hit triangle and hit display all and it will show you all the music files. hit triangle again and select copy multiple and get all the songs you want from the flash drive

and yes, you can download songs from the internet of a ps3, heres how

heres some of the sites i use
find a song you like and click the song link. when you do, hover over the link and hit triangle then go to file and select save target. certain files cant be downloaded because keep in mind that it needs to be an.mp3 file for it to be directly downloaded and ready to use (and since you cant rename files on a ps3, you can always download it to a flash drive and change the file name on the pc and then put it back on the ps3)

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Need to know how to put musics on my ps3 and how to do it safely w/o puting a virus on it

I find the easy way of doing it is downloading the music mp3 files from your computer then putting them onto a cd or usb stick. Scan the CD or USB stick for viruses. If there are none simply insert the CD or plug in the USB key.

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I would like to play my ipod through my playstation, is it possible. I have a USb connection but the playstation does not pick it up. Carien SA

i have an 80gb ps3 this is what i done
  1. step 1 Sony PS3
    Turn on your Sony Playstation 3 console and wait for the main menu to come up.
  2. Step 2 Ipod USB connector. Connect your Ipod to your PS3 with the USB cord.
  3. Step 3 Go to the MUSIC icon.
  4. Step 4 Scroll Down to USB Device (Ipod).
  5. Step 5 Press the Triangle button. (If you press X you will not be able to play the songs.)
  6. Step 6 Press the X-button on the "Display All" icon.
  7. Step 7 Scroll down to "Music"
  8. Step 8 Now you can view all of your music and songs and play your Ipod on your PS3! You can create playlists and listen to all of your favorite music from your ipod through your Playstation 3.

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Yeah I know its a pain... I tried to do it that way too, I ended up calling Sony themselves and this is how they told me to do it. You have to put it on a flashdrive or some other removeable staorage device w USB. Step1- Get a flash drive, stick it in a USB port on your computer. Step2- Go to your music files, like where they are listed on the HD, not WMP. Step3- Highlight a song and rightclick on it, there a bunch of options will pop up. You want -SEND TO- And as you hightlight that at the bottom it should say REMOVEABLE DISK.. Go through and put all songs on the flashdrive this way.. If you hold CTRL down on your keyboard you can go through and select them all at the same time. After youve gotten all the music off stick flash in the PS3.. Go to your music tab and USB should be listed.. Hit triangle on it and go to display all It should all be listed there permitting the PS3 supports all the file types. Go to the first song, and hit triangle on it. It will give you the copy/delete options.. At the very top you will see copy multiple. Click on it and you can go through and copy all songs at once. After that, you should be smooth sailing.. If you need to delete the flash drive to get more music you can do it by Putting it back in the computer and going into MY COMPUTER.. It will be listed under removeable media. If you click on it it will give you the options to format or you can just right click on everything and select delete. good luck.

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How to put movies on ps3 harddrive?

Hi skillet3716,

Format a USB drive as FAT32 file system (NTFS will not work with PS3), create a folder called "VIDEO" (without "s), put the video in there.
name new folders "PICTURE" and "MUSIC" for those types of files as well.

The PS3 will also allow you to access a variety of media file formats from the video, music and photo menus of the Cross Media Bar.

# MPEG-1
# MPEG-2 (PS,TS)
# H.264/MEPG-4 AVC

# ATRAC (.oma .msa .aa3)
# AAC (.3gp .mp4)
# MP3 (.mp3)
# WAV (.wav)



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I dont know how to downloud videos

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You cannot transport files from your iPod to your PS3. You can use a USB flashdrive, SD Card, or Memory stick though.

PS3 auto-detects my flash drive, go to the music section highlight your flash drive and hit Triangle. And then click on Display all. When you find the song you want, hit Triangle again and click on copy.


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The PS3 cannot recognize every drive. There are a few dependencies on that one.

1. The drive must be FAT16 or FAT32.
2. It needs the following folder structure. In the root of the disk/stick must be:


The music must be directly in to the MUSIC folder. If you add even one subfolder it won't recognize it. (for example: \MUSIC\Artist\File.mp3)

I hope this helps. Please rate!



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Putting Music On Your PS31. Make a folder called MUSIC (capital letters), and place all of your MUSIC in there. (You are not required to make a MUSIC folder.)

2. Now connect your device(SD card,Memory Stick Duo).

3. Go to "MUSIC" find where it says "Audio CD", USB, PSP, Memory Stick etc. and press "Triangle" > "Import" or "Copy" if you don't see the files press "Triangle" > "Display all"

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