In addition to touch operation, you can also control your system using the buttons on your system.
When you are on a screen that supports button control and you press a button, a cursor appears.
You can disable button control under (Settings) > [Start] > [System] > [Control with Buttons on PS Vita System].
Button control examples
Controllable features vary by application and the screen that is displayed.
|Directional buttons/Left stick||Select an application or an item|
|button||Confirm the selected item|
|button (Press and Hold)||When the LiveArea™ screen is open, peel the LiveArea™ screen|
|button||Display the option menu or the control panel|
|L button/R button||When the LiveArea™ screen is open, switch between the home screen and the LiveArea™ screen|
- The cursor is hidden after a few seconds. Press any button to display the cursor again.
- Tap the screen to switch to touch operation. If you want to use the buttons on your system again, press any button. A cursor will appear on the screen and button control will be enabled.
- You will not be able to control some features with buttons.