Creating or sending messages
To use this feature, you may be required to update the system software.
You can create and send messages to people who have online IDs registered for use with PlayStation®Network. You must be signed in to PlayStation®Network to create and send messages.
Select (Friends) > (Message Box).
Select (Create Message).
Type a message, and then select [Send].
- You cannot send or receive messages using standard e-mail addresses.
- An online ID is created when you sign up for PlayStation®Network. Before sending a message, ask the person you want to send a message to for his or her online ID.
- You can enter up to 18 characters in a title and up to 512 characters in the body of a message.
- You can use emoticons by selecting from the keyboard when creating a message.
- You can save up to 200 sent messages. After you reach this limit, your oldest message will be automatically deleted each time you send a new message.
If you select (Attach) from the message creation screen, you can attach a (Photo) image file.
- You cannot attach files larger than 3 MB.
- You can only attach one file at a time.
- To cancel attaching a file, select the file, press the button, and then select [Cancel Attachment] from the options menu.