Set up 'Require Password at Checkout' on PlayStation Store

How to set up "Require Password at Checkout" on PlayStation Store

Find out how to activate password protection for PlayStation™Store purchases.

Set up 'Require Password at Checkout'

Web Browser: turn on 'Require Password at Checkout'

  1. Sign in to Account Management > Payment Method.

  2. Toggle the "Require Password at Checkout" button.
    The password screen appears whenever you make a purchase. You must enter the password you use to sign in.

  1. Go to Settings > Users and Accounts.

  2. Select Account > Payment and Subscriptions > Purchase Settings > Require Password at Checkout.
    The password screen appears whenever you make a purchase. You must enter the password you use to sign in.

  1. Go to Settings > Account Management > Account Information > Wallet > Purchase Settings and enter your sign-in information.

  2. Select Require Password at Checkout.
    The password screen appears whenever you make a purchase. You must enter the password you use to sign in.

Why enable 'Require Password at Checkout'?

Activating 'Require Password at Checkout' adds an extra layer of security to prevent others from making PlayStation Store purchases from your account. Please note:

  • The setting applies to all devices used to access PlayStation Store.

  • If you have children, do not let them use your account, and log out from your PlayStation® console after each use. Create separate accounts for each child to manage whether they can purchase from PlayStation Store, and how much they can spend, through Family Management settings.

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