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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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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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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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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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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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How can I fix a PS Vita that is blinking blue with no display?

Source: psu.com According to the PS Vita manual, a blue flashing light indicates that the user has just inserted a disc or is in the process of ejecting a disc, but it can also crop up as a technical ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to recover "hidden" games after rebuilding my PS Vita's database?

This happened to me recently - I rebuilt my database to try to recover a corrupted save (didn't work), which only took about 20 seconds for some reason, and after restarting, only about 10 of the >...
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How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV?

Here is a UK-list and a US-list. I'm linking to the pages via Archive.org so you may also want to check the actual live pages below for any additional updates, although they are highly unlikely at ...
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How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV?

If you have the case, US PS Vita games that came out after the PS TV's release will usually have a "Compatible with PS TV" label in the top left. For older games, you won't know until you ...
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What does restarting mean?

By restarting, the PlayStation Network FAQ is explaining that you simply have to turn off and turn on your system. That is exactly what a “restart” is.
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How do I know if a PS Vita game is compatible with the PS TV?

The most complete US list (last updated April 2019) is on Reviews 2 Go. Here is the Archive.org mirror.
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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?

Ok, so I'm going to answer this in two parts. On the point of recovering you game data. It's possible that the memory card still has your data on it if he didn't perform a system format on the reset. ...
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How does the Ad Hoc mode work on the PS vita?

You do not need Internet to play Ad Hoc mode as long as the game you are playing supports it. Here is a comprehensive list of games supporting the mode. Just leave the "Ad Hoc Mode Channel" set to ...
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How to capture video from a PS Vita?

First time I hear about a HDMI mod, but there is one that lets you get the video through a mini USB 2.0 port, though it's not the cheapest thing to get. Costs roughly $200'ish just for the mod itself. ...
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Can I use a PS Vita memory card used with a newer firmware version - on a Vita with a lower?

Based on your comments below, Option 2. *Since you plan on using a cracked, hacked, or software designed to otherwise sidestep the original firmware checks, you are likely to fail. * Option 1 means ...
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how to change attached PSN account on PS Vita

I haven't done this recently, so apologies if it's changed at all, but you can go into settings and choose to "format" and then "restore" the system - which wipes the account off of it, so you can log ...
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Where is this second Playstation Vita?

This is probably your PSTV, but you should verify. In your PSTV, Go to Settings on the home screen. Then select Playstation Network and navigate to System Activation. You should be able to verify ...
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