Privacy Settings

Select (Settings) > [PlayStation™Network/Account Management] > [Privacy Settings].

The settings displayed vary depending on the type of account.

Sharing Your Experience

Activities

Choose which of your activities are viewable by others, and choose the group of players who can view them.

Trophies

Choose the players who can see your trophies. You can also specify, for each game, whether you want to show trophies.

Connecting with Friends

Friend Requests

Choose who can send you Friend requests.

Friends of Friends

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in the Friends lists of your close Friends (those who have accepted your real-name requests). Your real name and profile picture will appear in the Friends lists of your close Friends, making it easier for others to find you.

Search

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in search results.

Players You May Know

Let yourself be recommended to other players. Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in Players You May Know.

Managing Your Friends List and Messages

Friends

Choose who can see your Friends list.

Games

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture during games. Screenshots or video clips that your close Friends save might include your real name and profile picture.

Friend Requests

Choose who can send you Friend requests.

Requests to Watch

Choose who can send you requests. For details on requests to watch, see "Sending requests to watch gameplay".

Messages

Choose who can send you text and voice messages in (Messages).

Protecting Your Information

Games

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture during games. Screenshots or video clips that your close Friends save might include your real name and profile picture.

Friends of Friends

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in the Friends lists of your close Friends (those who have accepted your real-name requests). Your real name and profile picture will appear in the Friends lists of your close Friends, making it easier for others to find you.

Search

Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in search results.

Players You May Know

Let yourself be recommended to other players. Choose who can see your real name and profile picture in Players You May Know.