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: Hack your PSP without CFW

Hack the PSP or Playstation portable handheld game console. You need a Pandora battery, a 2 GB memory stick and a PSP. You are hacking the firmware of the PSP. You will turn the official firmware from the 3.80 into M335. You can downgrade if you have v 4.0 or higher firmware. Don't hard mod a battery, buy a second Pandora battery. This will take an hour to complete. Make a magic memory stick!

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: 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: Convert PSone games to PSP

In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to convert PSone games to PSP. For this you will need a 5.03 firmware update. It is capable of running ChickHEN enabler. After you upgrade, run the firmware. You will need a utility called magic ISO for ripping the discs. Put in your PSone game in to your PC and use the extract game function. Then a program called Simple Popstation GUI comes up. Browse to where you saved your ISO, pick the output destination and click GO. Then you drag the...

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: 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: 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: 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: Connect your Xbox 360 using a USB modem

In this video, we learn how to connect your Xbox 360 using a USB modem. First, plug in your Xbox to the USB and then plug that into your computer. From here, go to the network connections section of your computer. You can do this by going to the start menu on the right hand side column. When this window comes up, go to properties and then click the advanced tab at the top. From here, click on the box underneath the sharing section, then hit the 'ok' button again and you will be able to connec...

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: Install PSPTube on PSP without a YouTube account

Own a Playstation portable? With a PSPTUBE, you can watch and download videos from YouTube and other video sites. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to install the PSPTube. Keep in mind that your PSP requires a custom firmware of at least 3.71m33 or higher and 8MB of free space on your memory stick.

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: Put PS1 games on your PSP

This three part tutorial covers everything from downloading the needed programs, to saving an iso image, to converting the image into a playable file, to moving it to your psp, to explaining the optional settings.

How To: Make a magic memory stick on your PSP

You can make a magic memory stick on your PSP in some very easy steps. So first thing you need to do is download the files. Now extract the dc8 file on your desktop and drag that 500.pbp file on your desktop. Now plug in your PSP in your computer and copy the dc8 folder and go to PSP, game in your PSP memory stick and past it there. Now copy the 500.pbp file and go to the root of your memory and paste it on there. Now in your PSP, run the files which is mentioned in the video and you are done.

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: Download music to a PSP

Products with dual capabilities make life easier, allowing us to carrying around one less electronic device. The PlayStation Portable does just that. You not only have hours of entertainment with hand-held games but can store music for on the go as well!

How To: Install themes onto a PSP

Assuming you have already downloaded your desired theme off of the internet, this video will show you how to load it onto your PSP. Having custom themes on your PSP makes for a more spiffy design. It allows you to break free from the default ones loaded by Microsoft. Theming your Playstation Portable is fast, easy, and requires access to a computer.

How To: Install joysens 1.42b on the PSP

Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to install the Joysens 1.42b plugin for the Playstation portable. This plugin is for the analog stick on the PSP. It allows you to add the directonal buttons function onto the joystick as well as provide fixes and realignments for coordinates. Note that this video requires a custom firmware of 3.80m33 or higher.

How To: Install SensMe on a Sony PSP running custom firmware

Want to install SensMe on a Sony PlayStation Portable running custom firmware like 5.00 M33, 5.50 GEN and 5.50 Prometheus? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this hacker's how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Make a Pandora's battery for PSP

Are you looking to make a Pandora battery for your PSP? In this video, learn how with a 1800 MAH Sony PSP fat battery. Scared of ripping open your PSP battery for something you're not sure will work? This videomaker will try and get you over your fears.

How To: Pandora a PSP slim battery

In this video tutorial you will see how to Pandora a PSP slim battery. You will need a knife for this. When the normal battery is in the PSP, when you switch it on, it will log on just normal. Now remove the battery, put the knife in the joint of the battery case and move it up and down and slit open the case. Then pry it open and remove one half of the case. Then flip open the flap on the battery and cut off one connection on the battery as demonstrated in the video. Now put the battery back...

How To: Get internet on PSP

Gaming consoles are capable of a lot more than power ups these days. Even a small console like a PSP can operate like a small computer, enabling you to browse the internet through WiFi connections. This video will give step-by-step instructions on how to get internet on your PSP.

How To: Download music into your PSP

This video will show you how to download or put music into your PSP Gaming Console. In order to do that you just need to follow these easy steps and instructions: The first thing that you need to do is to connect your PSP via USB Mode Connection. Now open the PSP folder and create the MUSIC folder. Now open the folder that contains your favorite music and drag and drop the music to the PSP MUSIC folder. Now disconnect the USB Cable and restart your console. And now you are done. If you follow...

How To: Download music to your PSP without Limewire

This video will show you how to download your favorite music to your PSP Gaming Console without using Limewire or other software programs. In order to do that you just need to follow these quick and simple steps and instructions: The first thing that you need to do is to go to your PSP browser and type in www.downloads.nl. Now select your favorite music and start downloading it to your PSP. And now you are done and you can listen to your favorite music. If you follow the simple instructions y...

How To: Install custom firmware on a PSP

This video will show you how to install custom firmware onto your PSP (Playstation Portable). Being able to install your own firmware will allow you to change the way your PSP operates. Follow these instructions, but be careful! It's always a good idea to back-up your PSP to prevent data loss.

How To: Homebrew and hack the PSP

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to homebrew and hack the PSP.

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