Content Manager Installing Content Manager Assistant

Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation® is a computer application that enables data transfer between your system and a computer (Windows®/Mac). Content Manager Assistant is needed for all operations that copy, back up, and restore content or applications on your system to or from a computer. You perform all of these operations using your system.

Installing Content Manager Assistant

Download Content Manager Assistant from the following website:
http://cma.dl.playstation.net/cma/
The installation procedure is on the website.

Starting Content Manager Assistant

Usually, Content Manager Assistant is started automatically when your computer starts.

Windows®:

Check the notification area of the taskbar to verify that the application is running.

To start the application manually, click [Start] > [All Programs] > [Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation(R)] on your computer. When the application starts, its icon appears in the notification area on the taskbar.

Mac:

Check for the menu extra on the menu bar to verify that the application is running.

To start the application manually, select [Go] > [Applications] > [Content Manager Assistant] in the Finder. When the application starts, its icon appears in the menu bar as a menu extra.

Checking or changing folders accessed by your system

You can set the folders that your system accesses for each application.

Windows®:

To check or change the folders, right click the Content Manager Assistant icon in the notification area of the taskbar, and then click [Settings].

Mac:

To check or change the folders, click the Content Manager Assistant icon in the menu bar, and then click [Preferences].

Updating Content Manager Assistant

The versions of Content Manager Assistant and system software must be compatible. Always update Content Manager Assistant and the system software of your system to the latest version.
When you connect your system to a computer using a USB cable and start (Content Manager) on your system, Content Manager Assistant automatically checks for a newer software version and notifies you if one is available. Follow the on-screen instructions to update the software.

To update Content Manager Assistant, the computer must be connected to the Internet.

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