Settings Update by Connecting to a PC

Before performing a system update, you must set up the Computer (Windows®/Mac) you connect to as described below.

  • Connect to the Internet
  • Download and install Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation® on the computer.
    You can download it from the following website:
    http://cma.dl.playstation.net/cma/‎
1.
On the computer, check that Content Manager Assistant is installed and started.
Windows®:
Look for the Content Manager Assistant icon in the notification area of the taskbar to verify that the application is running:
Mac:
Look for the Content Manager Assistant icon in the menu bar to verify that the application is running:
2.
Connect your system and the computer using a USB cable.
3.
On your system, select [System Update] > [Update by Connecting to a PC].
The latest update file will be downloaded via the Internet using the computer’s network feature.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation.

Notices

  • Do not turn off the power or remove the memory card for the PS Vita system during the update process. Interrupting the update can cause system malfunction.
  • It may not be possible to start the update if the battery charge level is low.
  • The power button and the PS button do not function during the system update process.

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