Hot PSP How-Tos

How To: Get your PSP to play your ISO or CSO

Did you know that you could make an ISO or CSO image of your PSP UMD and then run it off your memory stick. This solves space issues and the games even run faster! What you need to do is first go to the root of your memory stick and make a folder called 'ISO". Put the ISO that you've made from your UMD into this folder and then startup your PSP. In the PSP menu go to 'GAME' and then launch the custom firmware enabler. Inside go into the settings menu and into configuration and change the UMD ...

How To: Update your PSP to a full 5.50 Gen

This video will walk you through the process of updating a psp to the 5.50gen-a. This is information you may want if you are an avid psp user and would like to hide your Mac address. This video is a little hard to see but he will talk you through the main points.

How To: Get ChickHEN R2 to work on a PSP 1000

Many people are having trouble getting ChickHEN R2 to work on the PSP 1000/PHAT, so this video will show you how to get it working. There are many little tricks to getting ChickHEN working after installing it. Try scrolling around for a bit and heading into your pictures.

How To: Install ChickHEN R2 5.03 on a PSP 3000

When Sony released the new versions of the PSP Slim and 3000 in 2009, it thought that it had solved the PSP's rampant hacking problem. They hadn't. This video will show you how to load the popular exploit / CFW installer ChickHEN R2 onto a slim or 3000 PSP, leaving it ready and waiting for whatever homebrew hacks and games you'd like to put on it.

How To: Hack a PSP 3000 or 2000 with ChickHEN R2 5.03

The PSP has never had the software support that it needed to be a really commercially successful system. Since Sony blew it already, you may as well go the extra mile to make this expensive little thing you bought more useful right? This video will teach you how to hack a PSP 3000 or 2000 with firmware version 5.03. This is a complete hack, meaning that you will be able to play .iso games and everything when you are done. Get to it! This should let you unbrick your psp 3000.

How To: Unbrick a fully bricked PSP

The video explains how to unbrick a fully bricked PSP using a hard modded pandora battery and magic memory stick. This method does NOT need a 2nd custom PSP. Your PSP is fully bricked if it is not powering on/no recovery. You won't need anything else other then a PC (OS must be XP for the MMS creator to work, VISTA doesn't work) a bricked PSP and a 1gb memory stick. In order to create the Magic Memory Stick, you'll want to go here and follow the instructions.

How To: Turn a PSP into a PS3 controller

This is a very easy process. All you need is a PSP, a PS3 and a USB chord. Connect your USB chord into your PSP and the PS3. Download the software FUSA gamepad from QJ.net. This is a customized firmware for this purpose. Load the software into your game folder. Look for your memory stick in the game section. Run the software. Once you run the software with the PSP and PS3 connected, the PSP becomes the controller. Test by using the various buttons on the PSP to see if the PS3 responds properl...

How To: Make a PSP Pandora's Battery and MMS with PSPtool

Hacking the PSP is a complicated process, and there has been some demand for a software tool that would make the process easier. This video has that solution. It explains how to use a program called PSPtool to create the magic memory stick and Pandora's battery much more easily than you could otherwise. Follow these instructions and play those homebrews!

How To: Download and play free PSP games

In this tutorial, we learn how to download and play free PSP games. First, go to the website ManyISO. After you go onto the site, you can search for the games that you want to play. Download the game, then have it download through the software that you choose. Once it's finished downloading, install it to your computer. After this, you will be able to open it up on your computer and burn it onto a disc that you can use on your game console. Download as many games as you'd like, then enjoy pla...

How To: Install PSP Infcat on Mugen for PSP

Here are some simple and easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for installing PSP Infcat and PSP Mugen on your Sony PSP. Make sure you get 1.50 core/php for your PSP version. The video is for Fat and Slim and has not been tested on PSP 3000 & PSP Go, because one does not exist. Leda will also be needed.

How To: Jailbreak a Sony PSP go

This video will show you how to jailbreak Sony's PSP Go. This is a sweet little device that can be all that much sweeter once you unlock all its potential. Follow the video to see what you'll need to do.

How To: Play PC games without the CD

There are many PC gamers out there who enjoy killing badies and rescuing princesses on their high powered laptops. So, just like most of the major titles, you need a disc in order to play many of the games out on the market. In this tutorial, though, you'll be finding out how to play PC games without the need of the CD. It's pretty easy to do and is really convenient for those looking to travel without so much extra weight. Good luck and enjoy!

How To: Play Java games on your PSP

In this video the instructor shows how to play java games on your PSP. To play java games on your PSP you will have to download and install the PSPkvm. Now plug in your PSP and go to my computer and put the downloaded folder in the PSP/Game folder. Now download any free java game from the Internet. Now open your PSP and choose the game by looking for the PSPKVM. Now open that file and it prompts to install it. Install it using install from memory stick option. Now open that application and ch...

How To: Install the slim color patch plugin on a PSP Fat

This video will show you how to install the slim color patch plug-in for slim colors on the PSP Fat. With this plug-in you can use 27 of 30 backgrounds at PSP Color Themes. To install the plug-in just use the following instructions: Download the Slim color patch plug-in pack. Unzip the slim color patch file and extract the files like in the video. Enter the recovery mode on your PSP, go to Advanced and enable USB Flash0. Follow the next instruction until you successfully install the plug-in t...

How To: Get ChickHEN R2 on your PSP

This video shows you how to get ChickHEN R2 on your PSP, which allows you to get custom firmware on any PSP without using a pandora battery or a magic memory stick. You will need to have 5.03 ofw (official firmware) on your psp. If you don't have 5.03, you will need to download it.

How To: Install custom firmware on psp slim/fat

This tutorial will tell you how to install custom firmware on your psp with the help of magic memory stick and pandora battery. In the first step you need to create magic memory stick after that you will use your magic memory stick with your pandora battery in order to install custom firmware on your psp.you can choose any CFW version you like to install from mms creator. You can buy pandora battery and magic memory stick from PSPoverhaul.com (Firmware/EBOOT guide free). Pandora kit becomes v...

How To: Create a magic memory stick for PSP

Making the magic memory stick is one of the vital first steps involved in hacking a PSP. This video will walk you through the on-computer part of the process, creating the magic memory stick itself. The steps are very easy to follow, and should have you playing all of the homebrew PSP game you can imagine lickity split! All you need are these files.

How To: Install the game categories plugin to organize a PSP

Game categories v3 plug-in is a must have plug-in for PSP users and this video shows how to install it. Using this plug-in, you will be able to put your home files, games, applications and all other stuff organized in sub-folders under "Game folder". The plug-in has two modes. The first mode is Muti-MS mode and the second one is Pre-Game-Menu mode. The Multi-MS mode makes a separate memory stick icon pop up for each category you have and choosing one can enter the appropriate category. There ...

How To: Watch YouTube videos on your PSP with Ultimate PSPTube

If you like YouTube and own an PSP , then this tutorial is the perfect tool for you today. You will learn how to watch YouTube videos on your PSP. You only need your PSP and one program named Ultimate PSPtube 2.0. You can download that from the link in the description of the video. You have to unzip it after you download it . After that you must extract the ultimate PSP tube folder from the zip and then go to your my computer, click your PSP folder, go to the Game folder and then copy the ult...

How To: Install the ultimate vshmenu plugin on a PSP

Vincentwiliamphilips teaches you how to install the ultimate vshmenu plug-in on a PlayStation Portable. This is an improved version of the vshmenu plug-in, with added features. You download the needed file, called Ultimate VSH Menu v2.00 for 5.00m33-6. Open the file and extract vshmenu.prx and the vsh text file to your desktop. Connect your PlayStation Portable to your computer. You will then see the root of your memory stick. Put the vshmenu.prx in your seplugins folder. If you don't have on...

How To: Watch YouTube videos on any PSP without CFW

First of all you have to open your internet browser. Now you have to type in mYouTube. Now you have to type in 'psps3psn' in your browser and then click 'enter'. Now you have to select the first search item. This shall ask you to watch ‘YouTube’ video on your ‘PSP’ (slim or ‘phat’) with an official ‘firmware’. There is no need of computer, only your ‘PSP’ and internet connection are required. Now when you click on to it, the video link shall be opened in a new browser. You have to click on 'd...

How To: Unbrick your Sony PSP Fat or Slim

Watch this video to learn how to unbrick your Sony PSP. If you have hack your PSP and it has bricked up or stopped working these tip will allow it to work again. There are five ways possible and you will see all of them in this video tutorial.

How To: Make your own gameboot for your PSP

This is a tutorial video demonstrating how to make your own gameboot for PSP. The video recommends starting with part 1 and proceeding through to part 2, 3, and 4 in order. It is important to look at the video description for vital information and links. A cintro is a custom intro created to start first thing as the game boots up. In the first step you will need a video in mp4 format to use as the intro. Next install and save. The converted file will show up in the same folder of the video. O...

How To: Browse the net faster on your PSP

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to browse the internet faster on your PSP. The normal browser built into the PSP is very slow because it does not use full ram of the PSP and because of its internal settings. These default settings of the browser make it pretty slow. So as an alternative to it you can download and use the Netfront Beta 4 browser. Basically it can be used in the same way as the normal PSP browser but as it uses good configurations and settings it makes your inte...

How To: Compress PSP .ISO games

In this video the instructor shows how to compress PSP ISO games. Normal size of a PSP .ISO game is too big. This can consume a lot of space on your hard drive or other storage media. One thing to do to solve this problem is to compress it using PSP ISO compressor which reduces the size. Download the software from the link given in the tutorial. Now open it and select the option Compress ISO to CSO in the left side. Now where it says input files click on the end with the three dots. Now brows...

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