Updated November 3 2015

How to activate a PlayStation Vita system

Find out how to activate your PlayStation Vita on your SEN account.

 
 

You can activate your PS Vita on the system itself. You cannot activate your PS Vita using a PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PS TV, PSP or a computer connected to the internet.

  1. On your PS Vita system tap  [Settings] > [PlayStation Network] > [System Activation].
  2. Select the type of content you want your PS Vita to use - Games, Video or Music.
  3. Tap [Activate] > [OK].
  4. You will see a message to confirm that your device is now activated or to let you know that you have already reached your activation limit for the content type.