PlayStation®Network > Signing in / signing out

Signing in / signing out

To use this feature, you may be required to update the system software.

When you sign in to PlayStation®Network, you will be online and will be able to use various online services that are provided on PlayStation®Network. When you sign out, you will be offline from the network.

Going online (signing in)


Select (PlayStation®Network) > (Sign In).


Enter your sign-in ID (e-mail address) and password.
Enter the sign-in ID (e-mail address) and password registered to you when you created your account.


Select [Sign In].
You will be signed in once you have successfully connected to the network.


You will be signed out automatically when playing a Blu-ray Disc (BD), DVD or PlayStation®2 format software.


  • Some PlayStation®2 or PlayStation® format software titles may perform differently on the PS3™ system than they do on PlayStation®2 or PlayStation® systems, or may not perform properly on the PS3™ system.
  • Also, PlayStation®2 format software cannot be played on some PS3™ systems. For details, refer to [Types of Playable Discs], visit the SCE Web site for your region or review the documentation that was included with your PS3™ system.

Going offline (signing out)

Select (Account Management) under (PlayStation®Network), press the triangle button, and then select [Sign Out] from the options menu. You will then be offline from PlayStation®Network.

PlayStation®Network > Signing in / signing out