PlayStation™Network > Using an existing account

Using an existing account

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

You can associate an existing Sony Entertainment Network account with a User of the PS3™ system. You can use an existing master account or sub account that was created on a PS Vita system or a PSP™ system.


Under (Users), log in as the User with whom you want to associate the account.


Select (Sign Up) under (PlayStation™Network).


From the screen that is displayed, select [Use an Existing Account].
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the operation. When the association of the account with the User has been completed, the (Sign In) icon will be displayed and the User can sign in to PSNSM using the existing account.


  • PSNSM and (PlayStation®Store) are only available in certain countries / regions and languages. For details, contact the technical support line for your region.
  • Only one account can be associated with each User of the PS3™ system.

PlayStation™Network > Using an existing account