Sony's hand-held PlayStation Portable gaming console can connect to the Internet to access online functions such as Web browsing, head-to-head competitive play and game downloads. All PSP hardware installed with system software version 2.0 or later is capable of Internet connectivity. You can connect the PSP to the Internet only using a wireless Internet connection; wired Internet connections are not supported.
Select "Settings" from the main menu, and then select "Network Settings."
Select "Infrastructure Mode." Choose either "New Connection" or pick a preexisting connection to edit. If this is your first time connecting the PSP to the Internet, there will be no existing connections to edit.
Highlight "Scan" on the "WLAN Settings" selection menu and press the right direction button on the directional pad. Find your wireless Internet connection's SSID on the generated list. Highlight your connection and press the "X" button.
Press the "X" button to edit your connection's SSID or press the right direction button on the directional pad to retain the original SSID.
Highlight the type of security your wireless Internet connection uses on the "WLAN Security Setting" selection menu and press the right direction button. Press the "X" button to enter your security password, and then press the right direction button to continue.
Highlight "Easy" on the "Address Settings" selection menu and press the right direction button. Press "X" to edit your connection's name or press the right direction button to retain the default name.
Verify the information on the "Setting List" screen, and then press the right direction button. Press the "X" button to save your Internet connection settings.
Press the "X" button to test your Internet connection. If the test returns a successful result, your PSP is ready for Internet use.
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