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My PlayStation® Vita

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Step-by-step instructions with callouts to PlayStation Vita images that show you exactly what to do.
Help when you run into problems with your PlayStation Vita.
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your PlayStation Vita.

Full-Color, Step-by-Step Tasks Show You How to Have Maximum Fun with Your PlayStation Vita!

  • Unbox your PS VitaTM, get connected, and start having fun, fast

  • Master PS Vita’s built-in and downloadable apps, from games to social media

  • Discover hot new PS Vita games—and play PlayStation classics, too

  • Chat with groups of friends in real time—even if they’re playing different games

  • Leave gifts for nearby gamers to find and play with or launch neighborhood competitions

  • Post on Facebook and Twitter right from your PS Vita

  • Use “augmented reality” cameras to embed yourself into the game

  • Make the most of PS Vita’s advanced HTML5 web browser

  • Take great photos and videos with PS Vita’s built-in cameras

  • Control your PS3 from your PS Vita—even if you’re thousands of miles away

  • Transform your PS Vita into a world-class music player

  • Get instant walking or driving directions from Google Maps

  • Set parental controls to protect your kids

  • Create Privacy Zones so other gamers don’t know what you’re doing

  • Buy or rent videos from the PlayStation Store

  • Safely back up your PS Vita on your PC, Mac, or PS3

  • Solve PS Vita and connectivity problems fast and get back to having fun

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. About the Authors
    6. Dedication
    7. Acknowledgments
    8. We Want to Hear from You!
    9. Reader Services
    10. 1. Getting Started
      1. Unboxing Your Vita
      2. Charging the Vita
      3. Setting Up Your Vita
      4. Understanding Card Media
      5. Understanding Your Warranty
      6. Accessorizing Your Vita
    11. 2. Understanding and Working with the Interface Screens
      1. Unlock Screen
      2. Home Screen
      3. LiveArea Screen
      4. Application Screen
      5. Info Bar
      6. Index Screen
      7. Playing in Welcome Park
    12. 3. Settings and Networking on Your Vita
      1. LiveArea Screen for Settings
    13. 4. Getting Oriented with Near and Maps
      1. Accessing Near and Enabling Location Data
      2. Touring Near’s LiveArea and Application Screens
      3. Near Settings
      4. Getting Out and About
      5. Checking on Friends
      6. Viewing Discoveries
      7. Working with Profiles
      8. Finding Your Way with the Maps App
    14. 5. Shopping in the PlayStation Store
      1. Navigating the Online Shop
    15. 6. Exploring Social Apps
      1. Getting to Know the Party App
      2. Using the Friends App
      3. Group Messaging with Friends
      4. Connecting and Sharing with Facebook
      5. Sharing and Discovering with Twitter
      6. Checking in with foursquare
      7. Making the Call with Skype
    16. 7. Surfing with the Internet Browser
      1. Using the LiveArea Screen for the Browser
      2. Surfing the Web
      3. Working with Bookmarks and Browsing History
      4. Browser Settings
    17. 8. Managing Media with Content Manager
      1. Working with a Computer
      2. Working with a PlayStation 3
    18. 9. Gaming on Your Vita
      1. Trophies
      2. Remote Play with the PlayStation 3
      3. Other Interactions with the PlayStation 3
      4. Must-Play Vita Games
      5. Must-Play PlayStation Minis Games
      6. Must-Play PlayStation One Games
      7. Must-Play PlayStation Portable Games
    19. 10. Snapping Pictures and Video with the Cameras
      1. Viewing the Photos LiveArea Screen
      2. Getting into Shooting Mode
      3. Looking at Viewing Mode
      4. Getting to Know Flickr
    20. 11. Viewing Video Content
      1. Understanding the Videos App
      2. Examining the Videos LiveArea Screen
      3. Playing Video via the Videos App
      4. Watching Netflix
      5. Watching YouTube with the YouTube App
      6. Video Sharing with Niconico
    21. 12. Tuning in to Music
      1. Understanding the Music App
      2. Getting to Know Music Unlimited
      3. Getting Help with Your PlayStation Vita
    22. Index
    23. Ad Page