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How do PSN levels work?

Earning trophies levels up your account, with each tier of trophy being worth much more than the last. All trophies of the same tier are equal in value. Bronze = 15 pts Silver = 30 pts Gold = 90 pts ...
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Can you add friends on the PSN website?

Still can't add friends from the website, but you can use the official PlayStation iOS/Android app:
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Can I buy games off of the PS Store without being on the console?

Yes, as long as you have a Playstation Network account, you can purchase things online or through the Playstation mobile app. From the app: Once you get your PS4, just log into your account and go ...
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Can you add friends on the PSN website?

Very old question, but in case someone is googling this, now you can do it: https://my.playstation.com/ and navigate to "Friends". From there you can now search, add friends, manage requests and ...
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Split 20$ PSN gift card between 2 accounts

When adding a gift card to PSN you simply input the 12 digit code and all of the funds are added to that account. There is no way to split up the value to multiple accounts. This is the same for ...
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What Does PSN Mean When Purchasing A Game?

It stands for PlayStation Network and it means that the game is specifically made for digital distribution and purchase only. So they're only available digitally. You initially won't find them in ...
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Are PS+ free games region-locked?

You do not require a region Y account to use your region X content in region Y. You can continue to purchase and play on your region X account from region Y with no problems and as long as you ...
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PS4 account shared among other users

It depends on who was logged in at the time of purchase. If your son's account was logged in, the purchases are credited to his account, and use the wallet and credit card info on his account. If ...
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PS4 - disc and digital copy of the same game

I have had this happen multiple times, especially with free PS+ games. I've always had to uninstall the disc version then download the digital version. You can back up your saved games if you're ...
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Playstation Store wishlist notification when game goes on sale

Sadly such a feature isn't available but there are several web sites and mobile apps that can do that. A few websites: https://psdeals.net/ https://psprices.com/ I personally use the app from ...
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Is PS+ mandatory for PSN account?

TL;DR You don't need to pay to buy games online, only to play them online with other players. I think you may have some confusion between the PlayStation Network (PSN) and PlayStation Plus. PSN is ...
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PS4: copy/paste text in messages

In the on-screen keyboard, there should be a "..." button right below the space bar. Press that, then hit "Select" to start selecting the text you want to copy. Once you've finished selecting the text ...
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Differentiating between free PS+ games and purchased games

The only way to check if a game on your PS4 is a Plus game is to see if the game has an expiring licence. Plus games have a licence ending at the same time as your Plus subscription, while purchased ...
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Recovering deleted download

No. The action performed stated the functional outcome and there is no way to recover the deleted portion.
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What is a PS4 bundle from 3rd party?

So, my question is. IS IT POSSIBLE? Yes, it is. Since you'll be getting an ID and a password, you'd be buying a PSN account (also known as PSN ID). The guy most likely bought those games for his ...
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Keep game but lose its owner's account on second hand PS3

No. Purchasing a PSN game inextricably ties it to the account on which it was purchased. You can, however, leave that user on the PS3, still linked to that online account, and any other local users ...
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Can I play multiplayer on two consoles with game from the same account?

No, if you try to log into the same PSN account on a different PS4 while online, it will kick the other login off. You will both need your own copies of the game. If you play on your own accounts, it ...
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If I factory reset my PS4 and sign in on another PS4 years later, will my game progress carry over?

If you delete all data on your PS4, that data is lost if not backed up. Your account, the games you bought, and your trophies will remain on Sony's servers, but you will lose any progress made in your ...
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I can't get PlayStation plus to work on all of my accounts

To share your PS Plus benefits with other users on the console, you have to activate your console as the primary PS4 for your PS Plus account. It's not enough to just have a Plus account on the ...
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Can I have multiple PSN accounts on PS4?

Disclaimer: It has been years since I have needed to do any of the bellow or need a second account, as such information may be outdated due to changes to the system software/PSN Policy I would like ...
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Is my PSN account definitely lost?

Unfortunately, unless you can contact the person you sold that PS3 to AND they still have it, there most likely isn't any way to recover this account. The question you should ask yourself though: is ...
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What will Sony do if someone uses my account as primary on another ps4 without my knowledge?

The answer, sadly, is not much. If your account was used on another PS4 and that PS4 was made into your account's primary PS4, you just have to wait. A PSN account can only have one active PS4, and ...
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Can two PS4s log in to the same PSN account?

So based on how you plan to do this, the answer is No and Yes. From About Activation: How many devices can I activate on one SEN account? The number of devices that can be activated on your account ...
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Can two people be logged into the same psn plus account at the same time and play different games online?

No, this isn't possible. The moment the second person logged into the same account, the first person would be forcibly logged out. This has happened to me with my friends who have PS4s I've logged ...
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Can you use a ps3 account for free ps+ on ps4

No. You seem to be confusing the difference between PS3/PS4 Multiplayer and a PSN Account on both systems. When the PS4 was revealed it was also revealed that you needed a PlayStation Plus ...
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PS4 - disc and digital copy of the same game

If you buy a digital version of a game you already had on disc, it removes the requirement that you have the disc in the system to play. You would now own the digital version of the full game plus ...
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Using a PSN account from India in Germany

You can use your Indian PSN account on a German PS4 without any legal problems. What you can do: Create and/or use multiple PSN accounts from different regions on the same PS4. Play games from ...
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With the PlayStation website re-design, how can I browse and download PS3 games now?

As of October 19th, 2020, Sony discontinued web and mobile support for the PS3, PSP, and PS Vita systems. In order to purchase and download content, you must do it through the Playstation Store within ...
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