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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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 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: 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: Use FuSa Gamepad to make your PSP a game controller

Wiltshire12345 shows you how to use your PSP as a game controller. You must first download FuSa game-pad onto your PSP Once you download the necessary link you go to usb charge and hook up your usb so it doesn't die as you play. Fun the FuSa game pad and run the program. You can then look at your computers device controller and your PSP should now be registering. You can now use your PSP to play computer games on you desktop.

How To: Load ChickHEN R2 5.03 on a PSP 3000

THere are a few different ways of loading ChickHEN R2, the premiere PSP CFW-installing software, onto the PSP. This video will show you a very easy way to do it, including a tutorial on how to put the ChickHEN software on your memory stick and then how to install it on the PSP 3000 with firmware 5.03. After doing this, you can play all sorts of homebrew games. If you want to play ISO and CSO's, you will need to install a homebrew program.

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: 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 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: Make backup copies of your UMD games

In this video tutorial the instructor shows how to make backup copies of your UMD games. You can rip the ISO's of the UMD games and make copies of them. Open the PSP and go to games and launch the current custom neighborhood model. Go to settings, configuration and then go to XMB Usb device and change it to UMD disc. Exit out of it and put your UMD and you can see the image of the game. Drag it to the desktop and we can now get the back up copy of the game on the desktop. Now you can burn it ...

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 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: Update PSP to 5.50 gen

In this two-part video, you'll learn how to update your PSP to the 5.50 gen. All you have to do is just make a simple download, and you'll be on your way. Just follow along with the instructions and you should have no trouble updating your PSP. Have fun!

How To: Convert video for your Sony PSP with help from cnet

The Sony PSP is one of the most useful little pieces of video game technology to hit the market in some time. It has pretty sweet graphics, can play music, and store some of your favorite videos. In this tutorial, the people from cnet will show you how to convert videos from your computer to play in your Sony PSP. Good luck and enjoy!

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