Users > Users category

Users category

Create users or turn off the PS3™ system. If you create multiple users, data such as saved data for PlayStation®3 format software, messages sent and received under (Friends) and bookmarks under (Internet Browser) are maintained separately for each user. The following icons are displayed under (Users).

Turn Off System Turn off the PS3™ system.
Create New User Create a new user.
(user name) Log in to the PS3™ system.


The following types of data stored in the system storage are displayed regardless of which user logs in. If data is deleted, other users will also be unable to use it. Be careful not to accidentally delete important data.

  • Saved data for PlayStation®2 / PlayStation® format software
  • Games displayed under (Game)
  • Video files displayed under (Video)
  • Music files displayed under (Music)
  • Image files displayed under (Photo)
  • Icons displayed under (TV / Video Services)


  • 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.
  • PlayStation®2 format discs cannot be played on some PS3™ systems. For details, refer to [Types of Playable Discs], visit the SIE Web site for your region or review the documentation that was included with your PS3™ system.

Users > Users category