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How to deactivate a PlayStation 3 system

To deactivate your PlayStation 3:

  1. Select your local user account and go to [PlayStation Network] > [Sign-in] > [Account Management].
  2. Go to [System Activation] and highlight 'PS3'.
  3. Select the type of content you want to deactivate for your PlayStation 3 - Game or Video - and press (X button).
  4. Highlight 'Deactivate System' and press (X button).
  5. Your device is now deactivated for the selected content type.

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