Getting the most out of your photos and videos
Copying photos and videos
You can copy photos and videos from a PS3™ system or computer (Windows® / Mac) to your PS Vita system or vice versa using (Content Manager).
In viewing mode, display the photo or video you want to copy, and then tap (Options) > [Copy].
- You can copy only videos taken using (Photos).
- If you are managing folders on your PS3™ system or a computer, you can copy the entire folder to your PS Vita system. For details on copying a folder, see "Copying music, images, and videos to and from a PS3™ system" and "Copying music, images, and videos to and from a computer".
Searching PlayStation®Store for information related to images
You can search PlayStation®Store for information relating to screenshots from games and other images.
Display the image you want information about in the viewer, and then tap (Options) > [Find in PlayStation®Store].
With some images, you might not be able to search for information. In these cases, this menu item is not present.
You can remove the edges of a photo so that you can save only the part that you want to keep.
Display the photo you want to trim in the viewer, and then tap (Options) > [Trim and Save]. Enlarge, shrink, or move the photo until the part of the photo you want to save is inside the frame, and then tap [Trim and Save].
The trimmed image is saved with a different name.
You can share photos and other images saved on your PS Vita system with your friends by using (Group Messaging) or by using (Email).
In viewing mode, select the photo you want to share and view it on the full screen. Tap (Options), and then tap either [Send by Group Messaging] or [Send by Email].
Using an image as the PS Vita system start screen
You can use photos and other images stored on your PS Vita system as the start screen for your PS Vita system.
In viewing mode, display the photo you want to use for the start screen and tap (Options) > [Use as Start Screen].
To use the default image for your start screen, tap (Settings) > [Start] > [Format] > [Restore Start Screen Image].
You can rename copied folders on your PS Vita system.
Tap (Folders) in the list of categories, then tap the folder you want to rename. Tap (Options) > [Edit Name] to rename.