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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)

The full bullet point says: In a car with the windows closed (particularly in summer)/in direct sunlight/near heat sources Emphasis mine. As you can see, this bullet point clearly relates to heat. ...
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Where is this Playstation cable from?

This seems to be for the ps vita.
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Accessing old games in my playstation plus subscription

You will only be able to download the games from past PS Plus months if you specifically claimed the games during the month they were available. You can claim games you don't actually have the console ...
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Can I play on my PS4 while my girlfriend plays on PS Vita?

Yes- but she can't play any PS4 games through remote play while you're playing one. If she's playing a downloaded or physical Vita game, there should be no conflict issues. I've actually tried this ...
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How do I sprint in Destiny 2 while using Remote Play?

From what I've been able to find thus far, the remote play controls for Destiny 2 are the same as the remote play controls for the first Destiny. Sprint should be mapped D-pad Down. PS Vita remote ...
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What trophies can be viewed on each PlayStation platform?

I ended up checking all of my systems' trophy lists and making a table. Note that my.playstation.com used to allow trophy lists to be viewed from a browser, but as of June 2021, the PlayStation mobile ...
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Why is Disgaea 3 Absence of Detention asking for my location information?

Disagaea 3 grants you points for traveling places with your PS Vita. Other games allow you to unlock artwork, specialty items or other unlocks based on how far you travel with you PS Vita (in terms ...
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How long does the Truffle take to move in after building the mushroom biome?

It isn't easy to tell if the biome you are in is surface or not because of the walls behind the house, I suggest breaking all of that. Also, as it states in the wiki, "to get the Truffle to move in, ...
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How can I play PS vita games without PS Vita?

Yes, the PS TV plays compatible PS vita games, both physical cards and digital downloads, but you will need a TV to connect the PS TV to in order to play them. Also worth noting is that the PS TV ...
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Can anyone explain some unfamiliar terms in PS Vita for a beginner gamer like me?

2000 This refers to both the model of the Vita as well as where it was released. The 2000 model you were looking at was the Vita PCH-2000. This Reddit post explains that the 2000 model is the one ...
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Can I play my PSOne games (previously bought for PS3) on PS Vita ?

As long as the game is available for the Vita then it should be fine. I purchased Final Fantasy VII as a ps1 classic before the vita, and I'm able to play it on the vita. The thing is not all ps1 ...
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I bought a PS Vita used, help me get the old PSN account off

Here's a link on Gamespot to help you accomplish what you want. I've included the important text below. Power off the system and hold down the power button, right trigger, and playstation button ...
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PS Vita button issue

Since there really isn't any way for a button to stop working due to software/firmware issues, it definitely sounds like a hardware problem. Fortunately, the PS Vita is much easier to perform one's ...
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Cross play for ps3 and psvita

From the PS Vita Cross-Platform Play Playstation Knowledge Center article: Cross-Platform Play (sometimes referred to as Cross-Play or Cross Play) is a feature that lets PS Vita games interact with ...
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Is the compatibility info in the PSN Store 100% accurate?

I just bought the game to test this, and the information is correct. I sadly could not download it to my PS Vita.
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Can I play with my friends on PS4 while I'm on PS Vita?

You can but only with games supporting Cross Play.
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Can I turn off my PS4 with my Vita using Remote Play?

It's definitely possible to turn off your PS4 from your Vita using Remote Play. Instead of holding down the Vita's PS button, you have to press it. When the overlay pops up, you have to hold your ...
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Is my PS Vita dead?

The PS Vita does not turn on unless the battery is charged up to a certain minimum level. I've experienced it myself many times by letting my Vita drain completely and being unable to use it until ...
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Ps Vita Black Screenshots?

Some Vita games and all PSP and PSX/PS1 don't allow you to take screenshots. For Vita games, this is usually chosen by the Developer or Publisher for unknown reasons. For PSP and PSX/PS1 games, this ...
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What does the little yellow minus mean on the psn?

According to the PSVita manual, it means "Not available". Unfortunately, I couldn't find any authoritative source on when someone is considered "Not available", but according to a ...
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Does a PS Vita get powered by the charger when the battery is full?

It's reasonably safe to leave charger plugged in while playing. Moreover you will keep charge at 100% while playing with charger attached, so yes, most probably it's using charger instead of battery (...
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Is there a way to easily find DLC for a game on the Vita?

The PS Vita doesn't have an option to easily see DLC, but there are two other ways that may work: Use Search on the PlayStation Store. If you search the name of the game, you will be able to see ...
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How can I get a save file from a PSOne game (played at PS3), into my PS Vita?

Normally you just need to copy the save file straight to the Vita from your PS3. (First verify you have the correct memory card and make note of it's nickname, these first two steps are optional) 1) ...
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Do you need to have run the game to install DLC?

You can always purchase DLC without installing it or without having run the game and I frequently do this via the Sony and Microsoft web stores. Then download and install at some later time. For ...
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Can i download PSN games to my Pc then transfer them to the console?

Short: No. It has to do with PlayStation security as well as making the games and consoles harder to hack, etc. This said, it should NOT matter if you are downloading something on your PC or your ...
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Is there a way to get game data back on a PS Vita?

Depending on what files have actually become corrupt you have some options but no guarantees that you will get any data back. The first thing to try is to Rebuild your PS Vita database. This can ...
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Where is this second Playstation Vita?

PSTV (PS Vita TV, in Asia) shares the same exact OS with PlayStation Vita. The only difference between the consoles is that Vita TV has a white list for "TV allowed Vita games". In fact, many Vita ...
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Redeeming a PSN dlc code

Yes, you'll be able to cancel before redeeming. Once you enter the code there'll be a screen having you confirm your order/purchase, if the code is invalid you'll just get an error screen.
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Are the cables for a PS Vita Charger proprietary to Sony?

The Vita 1000 series cable is a Sony proprietary cable. Unfortunately Sony only sells replacement of the power brick part of the cable on it's own. They do not seem to sell the cable that connects ...
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Is my PS Vita dead?

The PS Vita required a lot of power to charge correctly, so using a USB port will be insufficient. I have a PS Vita, and I am unable to charge it over USB connected to my MacBook Pro, or a portable ...
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