Important consumer notices

  • The features available on your system vary depending on the model. For details, refer to the documentation supplied with your system.
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  • To use PSNSM features, your system must have the latest version of the system software installed.
  • PSNSM and PlayStation®Store are only available in specific countries and regions, and in specific languages. For details, contact customer support in your country or region.
  • Before giving your system to a third party for any reason including return (where permitted), be sure to deactivate your system and restore the default settings on your system. This will help prevent unauthorized access to or use of your credit card or other personal details. For details, see "Before disposing of your system".
  • The user is responsible for Internet service fees.
  • PlayStation®TV is sold as PlayStation®Vita TV in some countries and regions. Systems with either name are referred to as "PS TV" in the user's guide.
  • The assignment of the buttons used to perform "Enter" and "Cancel" operations (the button and button) might differ depending on the country and region your system is sold in.
  • The user is responsible for mobile network service fees (only on 3G/Wi-Fi models).
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Important information for 3G/Wi-Fi model customers

Depending on the specification of the application or feature you are using, your system automatically connects to the Internet and transfers data. This allows you to always have the most up-to-date information and makes your system more convenient to use.
If a usable Wi-Fi access point is available, your system uses a Wi-Fi connection preferentially. If you are out of range of usable Wi-Fi access point, your system uses a mobile network connection. PLEASE NOTE that when data is transferred using a mobile network connection, your data usage allowance is deducted accordingly and you may be charged depending on your data plan.

[Auto-Start Settings] for individual applications and features

On your system, you can change the settings of some applications and features that start automatically. Select (Settings) > [Start] > [System] > [Auto-Start Settings] on the home screen, and remove the checkmark for those applications or features you want to disable from the Auto-Start Settings.

  • PLEASE NOTE even if you disable [Auto-Start Settings], this will not disable all forms of automatic data transfer.
  • When automatic data transfers are disabled for an application or feature in this way, automatic Wi-Fi data transfers are also disabled for the application or feature.

Turning off the mobile network function

Use the following settings to disable mobile network data transfer on your system. This setting will not affect Wi-Fi data transfer.
Select (Settings) > [Start] > [Network] > [Mobile Network Settings] on the home screen, and remove the checkmark from [Mobile Network].

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