How to Install Themes, Pictures, Music, Videos, and Games Onto a Playstation Portable (PSP)





Introduction: How to Install Themes, Pictures, Music, Videos, and Games Onto a Playstation Portable (PSP)

I had a hard time figuring out how to do this myself so i decided to help others with this process. After done you figure out it wasn't a hard thing to do. (sorry about pictures, my camera is broken and I had to use my computers built in camera).

Step 1: Get a Usb to Mini Usb Cable

This is the crucial part in this process, without this you can't do anything I'm going to show you. So if you have one continue, if you don't go out and buy one. Also if you are lucky enough to own a playstation 3, like me, you can use the same cable you charge the controllers with.

Step 2: Connect Psp to Computer

Connect the usb to mini usb cable. the usb goes into you computer and the mini usb goes inside the psp. The imput is located on the top of the psp right in the middle. After that go into your psp and go into "settings", then "USB Connection". Once done you should get a message on your psp saying "USB Mode". Then you should get a message on you computer asking what you want to do. Click on "Open folder to view files" or something similar depending on your operating system. If you do not get this message go into "My Computer" and find the psp. You should get a screen that has "MP_ROOT" and "psp"

Step 3: Themes, Pictures, Music, and Games

For Themes go into "psp" then right-click select "new" then "folder". Name the new folder "THEME", It HAS to be in all caps. My favorite site for themes PSP Themes .Now do that again for pictures naming the folder "PHOTO". For Music name the folder "MUSIC" and for games name it "GAMES" or "GAME" it depends.

Step 4: Video

Video is a little different I have it on the outside below my "psp" folder. But I've seen it on the inside of the "psp" folder. So you should create two folders one outside the "psp" folder and one inside again in all caps name the new folder "VIDEO". Then put a video in one of the "VIDEO" folders and see if it registers under Video in your psp if it doesn't then move the the video into the other video folder. Which ever one works keep it then delete the one that doesn't work.


Just a note image files have to be in JPEG, PNG, or GIF format and video has to be MPEG-4 format



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    How do u add games on a PSP thats been hacked

    Hey dude thanks ive been wondering how to get new themes im gona try thsi out now

    in my opinion your psp does look awesome !!!!-i got one for x-mas w00t!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    There are plenty of other file extentions apart from the ones you stated like; MP3, MP4, M4V, ISO, CSO, DAX, TNG, FLASH, WMA et cetera You might want to add them

    how do you add the video to the folder

    someone should make an instructable on how to download games and what sites work for them :D i tried finding some but no luck snowzombie

    how d u set th themes cos they dont come up

    gah, ive downloaded the cd ripper, ripped the cd, and transferred the new files to my psp, but it when i open my music folder on my psp it says there are zero tracks, does anyone have a suggestion? Thanks, Snow

    i need someone to tell me an easy way to install custom firm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Run windows 98 on it and then i will be impressed :P

    ahh, i remember doin this stuffs....then i tried to an external joystick and broke it =[
    oh well, but nice instructable