Browser Viewing web pages

A )
(Displaying web page that uses SSL)
B )
(Web filtering service in use)
C )
Address bar
D )
(Cancel)/ (Refresh)
Select to cancel opening a web page or to refresh the contents of an open web page.
E )
(Search)
F )
(Back to Top of Page)/ (Next)/ (Back)/ (Window)/ (Bookmarks)

If you start the Browser application while a game or (Videos) is in use, the display of some web page content is limited.

Entering the address (URL)

1.
Select the address bar.
If the address bar is not visible, move the screen down.
2.
Enter the address of a web page, and then select (Enter).
The keyboard closes and the web page opens.

Opening a linked web page in a new window

1.
Touch and hold the link you want to open until the menu appears.
2.
Select [Open in New Window].

Using Pointer to open links

Display a pointer by touching the screen and holding either the L button or R button down. Move the pointer over to the link you want to open, and then release your finger. To enable operation with a pointer, you must select (Options) > [Settings] > [Use Pointer] checkbox to set a checkmark.

Zooming in and zooming out on a web page

You can zoom in and zoom out on a web page using any of the following methods:

  • Pinch out the area you want to zoom in on, and pinch in the area you want to zoom out from.
  • Double tap the area you want to zoom in on or zoom out from.

Saving images

You can save images on a memory card* and view the saved images in (Photos).

*
For a PCH-1000 series system, you must have a memory card for the PS Vita system inserted.
1.
Touch and hold the image you want to save until the menu appears.
2.
Select [Save Image] > [Save].

Starting a game or (Videos) while saving an image might interrupt the save process.

Playing videos

You can watch streaming videos on a web page. Select a video to begin playback. Controls such as the operation buttons are hidden automatically after a few seconds. Tap the screen again to display the controls.

Adjusting the screen mode/subtitles

You can change the playback settings, such as the screen mode or subtitles, under (Options) > [Settings].

  • You can adjust subtitle settings only for videos that support subtitles or closed captions. You can select to show/hide subtitles in (Display Subtitles) in the control panel.
  • You can double tap the screen to switch the screen mode.

Controlling with the buttons on your system

You can jump back or jump forward during playback. You can switch between three levels of jump intervals every time you press the button or button. If you press and hold the button, you can jump back or jump forward as long as the button is held down.

Operations performed with the directional buttons can also be performed with the left stick.

Controlling with the rear touch pad

You can control some features in the browser with the rear touch pad. To enable control with the rear touch pad, you must select (Options) > [Settings] > [Use Rear Touch Pad] checkbox to set a checkmark.

Scrolling up and down Flick or drag
Zooming out on a web page Double tap

Tweeting

You can tweet the currently displayed page. Sign in to PlayStation™Network on your system, select (Options) > [Share on Twitter]. When you first select [Share on Twitter], you must select whether you want to use Twitter and enter your account information for Twitter.

Controlling with the buttons on your system

Scrolling up or down Move the left stick up or down.
Zooming in or zooming out on a web page Move the right stick up or down.
Showing or hiding the menu for a link Press the button when the cursor is over a link.

To use this feature, you must select the (Settings) > [Start] > [System] > [Control with Buttons on PS Vita System] checkbox to set a checkmark to enable the setting.

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