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A handheld gaming console released in 2011 by Sony. Formerly referred to as Sony's NGP (Next Generation Portable), this device features front and rear touchpad capability, a 5-inch screen, six-axis motion control and WiFi network reception. Some models are also 3G network reception enabled.

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Unable to highlight discrepancies reliably with the touchpad. Why is this happening?

I'm trying to highlight discrepancies with the Vita touchpad, but it only works for less than a second so I have to smash it to get the "Interrogate" option to appear. Why is this happening? ...
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Is possible to win a game of Yankee Doodle in the Vita version of the game? (touchpad usage)

On the PS3 version of Project Diva f 2nd, you play Yankee Doodle by moving the analog sticks and pressing L3/R3 when required. On the Vita version, you have to slide or tap the screen which makes it ...
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How to recover "hidden" games after rebuilding my PS Vita's database?

I rebuilt my PS Vita's database from Safe Mode and most of my games were missing when it rebooted, even though they were still taking up system data according to the system's content manager. I had ...
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Why shouldn't a Vita Game Card be used or stored in a vehicle with the windows closed? (as specified in the manual)

Found this interesting part in the Digital Manual of Gravity Rush: Do not use or store the game card in the following locations or under the following conditions: In a car with the windows closed (...
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What does the little yellow minus mean on the psn?

When on the PlayStation network sometimes I find that I or my friends have a yellow minus instead of a blue circle or a red "X". I thought this might mean the power is off but I find that I ...
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Does the PlayStation Store still work on PS Vita?

Is it true that PlayStation Store will not work on PS Vita?
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What does restarting mean?

On my vita, I changed my username ID and I'm wondering if I have to format the memory card or just turn it on and off again? Here is the screenshot.
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Can you run games that require a Memory Card on a PS Vita Slim or PS Vita TV without it?

Some games like Project Diva f/f 2nd require a Memory Card to be inserted in the console for the game to work. Is possible to run this type of games without a Memory Card in the 2nd Generation PS Vita ...
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How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV?

I know that some Vita games are not compatible with the PS TV. How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV (also called PS Vita TV)?
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What trophies can be viewed on each PlayStation platform?

Recently, I was looking through my trophy list on my PS4, and noticed that my PS5 trophies weren't listed, even though older systems' trophies like PS3 and PSVita were. This made me curious - what ...
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How can I fix a PS Vita that is blinking blue with no display?

The PS button on my PS Vita is blinking blue continuously, with no display on the screen. I tried restarting the console, but it still blinks without display. Is there a solution to this?
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Performance of DOSBox on PS Vita

For owners (previous or current) of PSP that now have a Ps Vita: how is the performance of DOSBox compared to the performance on a PSP? I'm asking this because I already own a PSP and tons of games ...
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I set a password on my PS Vita, and my brother somehow restored my data (meaning he deleted it). Can I get it back?

So, basically, I set a password on my PS Vita and my brother decides to mess around with it. I don't know how, but he somehow restored the Vita, which means all data and settings are deleted and set ...
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How does the Ad Hoc mode work on the PS vita?

Can someone explain how Ad Hoc mode works to me step by step? My main question is whether you have to have internet or not.
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Downloading an application from PC to PS Vita

I copied applications from my PS Vita to my PC. I formatted the PS Vita, and when I intended to copy the applications back to my Vita, I could no longer find them anywhere but on my PC. Prior to ...
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PS Vita Help, Trying to charge

I've had my PS Vita for about 2 years now, and I haven't played on it in a while. I wanted to play on it again, so I charged it for about 2 hours, but the orange light was still blinking. Is there ...
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Can anyone explain some unfamiliar terms in PS Vita for a beginner gamer like me? [closed]

So, I'm a grown-ass adult, but I've never played much game before other than on my phone. Since I'm on vacation and have a lot free time to spare, I'm looking to buy a PS Vita for gaming. However, I ...
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Ps Vita Black Screenshots?

When i take screenshots on my Ps Vita (Ps Button + Start) they do not appear, or appear as black images, but this only seems to happen with games. Does anyone know how to fix it?
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Is my PS Vita dead?

I lost my PS Vita two years ago (it ran out of battery life when I lost it), but I found it today. However, it won't turn on. I tried to charge it for about an hour and a half now using a USB port ...
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Are the cables for a PS Vita Charger proprietary to Sony?

Just recently I learned that the black casing around the PC End of the USB Part of the PS Vita Charger had started to come off and expose some wires. this has gotten me concerned as my only other way ...
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How can I play PS vita games without PS Vita?

Is it possible to play ps vita games (assume for the sake of the discussion that the games in question are in the compatibility list) without a PS Vita (I do own ps3 controllers and physical copy of ...
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Can I turn off my PS4 with my Vita using Remote Play?

I've been using my Vita for Remote Play recently to the point that I haven't turned on my TV for days (go figure). However, despite how much I've been using it, while I know how to turn the PS4 on ...
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How do I sprint in Destiny 2 while using Remote Play?

Since discovering the Remote Play function on my Vita recently (and discovering that my Vita was not, in fact, broken), I've been using it to play most of my games away from home. However, sometimes ...
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How to capture video from a PS Vita?

I've been exploring the idea of streaming from a PS Vita which should be a lot easier than it has been. I currently use a stationary camera mounted over a desk to do so. I have read about a service ...
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Redeeming a PSN dlc code [duplicate]

So recently I stopped playing on my vita... ( What a mistake buying that thing). I still have a PlayStation All Stars code for the online features. Is there a way to find out if the code still works ...
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Can I use a PS Vita memory card used with a newer firmware version - on a Vita with a lower?

I have an X PS Vita. X is on firmware 3.61. It has a card. The card contains - say - a digital game purchased on the PlayStation Store, legally. Now, let's say I have a Y PS Vita (or PSTV, it doesn't ...
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how to change attached PSN account on PS Vita

I got this used PS Vita, and the account is still on it, and I need to sign into the account to deactivate it, is there anyway to get rid of the account through factory reset or anything?
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Can I play with my friends on PS4 while I'm on PS Vita?

I'm on the PS Vita and my friends are on PS4, can I play games with them?
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Is there adult content in A.W.: Phoenix Festa?

The upcoming brawler A.W.: Phoenix Festa seems to include dating as part of the gameplay, but I can't find the age restrictions of this game. Since its not a pure visual novel there is no page on vndb....
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Why is Disgaea 3 Absence of Detention asking for my location information?

Right before starting Tutorial 3, my PS Vita asked me if I wanted to allow this game to access my location information. Does anybody know what this information is used for in the game?
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Where is this second Playstation Vita?

So i was on the Account Management web page looking at the Devices section and it appears i have 2 Playstation Vita's registered however i only own 1. I do have a Playstation TV which the OS looks ...
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Accessing old games in my playstation plus subscription

I have a 1 year playstation plus subscription playing on my ps4, six month passed now from this subscription. I want to buy a new playstation vita. My question is, will I be able to download the old ...
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PS Vita button issue

Recently, my PS Vita's square button stopped working entirely. I have tried everything on the troubleshooting page, and nothing is working. Is this a hardware issue or something that can easliy be ...
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Is there a way to get game data back on a PS Vita?

The question pretty much says it: Is it possible to retrieve lost game data after it's corrupted? My memory card came out an two years of game data was lost... so yeah.
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Playstation Vita unlink R1 PSN

I recently bought a Digimonstory with R3 DLC. But my unit is logged in with a R1 PSN. I created a R3 PSN but when I tried to login it says I must logged in with the account that is linked with this ...
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Why is my music becoming corrupted on my PS Vita?

It's pretty much self-explanatory: the music on my PS Vita keeps becoming corrupted. This morning, I had 142 songs, but now I only have 138, and it may not seem like much, but it is. I mean, it was ...
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What's up with the "System Use" thing in PS Vita's Content Manager?

On one of my PlayStation Vita SD cards, I noticed something in Content Manager: There is an Other section. This section has two parts-System Use and Download Use. While Download Use is only taking ...
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How do I transfer game data from one PS Vita SD card to another?

I have two PS Vita SD cards: both Eight Gigabytes. I want to put all of my music and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 (including DLC) on the one I don't use. The problem is, I have worked really hard ...
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Can i download PSN games to my Pc then transfer them to the console?

It is possible to download the games that i bought for my PS consoles (Vita for example, on my case) from PSN and then transfering the file to the hanheld/console? Is this somehow possible? I'ts ...
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Sharing Playstation Now with Vita

We have a PS4 and a couple of playstation network accounts. My account has a PS Now subscription. My son has a subaccount on our PS4 and he's able to play PS Now games on it. He also has a Vita ...
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I bought a PS Vita used, help me get the old PSN account off

So everywhere says to go to system settings and just restore back to factory settings, but it doesn't let me get to that point because of the old users account on the Vita. I don't have the guys info ...
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Can I play PSP games on my PS Vita? [duplicate]

I would like to borrow my friends PSP game cartridges but I have a PS Vita. Are the PSP games compatible with the PS Vita? Will I have to do anything in order to get it to work?
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Bluetooth Audio with Playstation TV

So, my family competes for TV time a lot. So, I bought a playstation TV to use to stream remote play to my PC monitor. That works great, except I can't get any sound. None of my ordinary bluetooth ...
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Deactivate Account on Vita and use same memory card for another PSN account

I have a memory card I have been using with my account. Is it possible to deactivate and format my memory card, and set it up for another PSN account?
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Do PS Vita backups contain activation info?

*By saying "backups" I mean the backup files created when using the "backup" option in the Content Manager. I bought and downloaded some PS Mobile (PSM) games, and want to keep playing them. Now that ...
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How can I transfer trophies from the same game between consoles?

I had earned the platinum trophy for Borderlands 2 on my PS4, and I have the same game for the PlayStation Vita. How can I transfer my data so the platinum trophy will pop on the Vita, as well?
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How do I disable internet access on Fez for the Vita?

I bought Fez for the Vita, and I've been playing it for a few days. When I load Fez, either when booting it from scratch, or by resuming it after a sleep operation, the game always wants to go online ...
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Can you invert the camera on Sly 2 on the PS Vita?

I can't find a setting to invert the X-axis camera in Sly 2 (PS Vita version). I liked how the camera worked in the first episode (i.e. move right to look left and viceversa) but the default of Sly 2 ...
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Problems on Minecraft PS Vita version

I have 2 PlayStation Vitas each running its own copy of Minecraft. When I connect them to each other in ad-hoc mode we get multi-player but only 1 of us can see the mobs. However, we can see each ...
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Cross play for ps3 and psvita

How does this work? Does it allow people who bought games for ps3 to play it also on their ps vita? Or does it require to be downloaded on the playstation network in order for it to be playable on any ...
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