How Do I Put Music on my PSP

A PSP console is more than just a game. It is one of the most popular buys among kids and youths, because of its multifunction features. You can use your PSP as a portable video and a movie player, web browser, personal organizer, music player and many more. Without taking you to much further detail about this device, which you are already familiar with, here are the steps on how do I put my music on my PSP? Find out more information on PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3.

How Do I Put Music on my PSP – Instructions

Before I share with you some simple steps on how do I put music on my PSP, there are few basic details you require to be familiar with. If you have with you an early version of PSP, then there are all chances that its firmware may not support playback of WMA (Windows Media Audio) and WMV (Windows Media Video) audio files. However, this challenge has been met with the newer or the latest versions of these devices which support all formats of music files. So, in order for your early version PSP to play WMA and WMV audio files, its firmware needs to be upgraded. However, it is wise to go with mp3 file format, as this one utilizes more storage space than any other different types of music file formats. Moreover, when the firmware undergoes upgradation, it may not support the games which you already have in the device.

So, without taking the headache of upgrading the firmware, it would be a better option to convert all your music files into mp3 format. This you can do with the help of user friendly mp3 converter programs, available on the Internet. Once you are done with converting your favorite numbers to mp3 format, you can can follow the following very-simple steps and know how do I put music on my PSP and make it one smart and portable digital walkman.

Connect your PSP to your personal computer by means of an USB cable. Now, on your PSP interface, hit the ‘HOME’ button and go into the ‘SETTINGS’ option. Thereafter, search for ‘USB Connection’ option and press the ‘X’ button to enter your selection.

After the connection has been made, check for the available drives on your PC, by selecting the ‘My Computer’ option on your personal computer. Here, you will notice that the PC has detected the PSP as an additional drive (removable drive), just like in the case when you use portable drive or thumb drives.

Click on this removable drive and find a folder named ‘PSP’ within the drive. Now, click open this folder and create a new folder and name it ‘Music’. If there is already a ‘Music’ folder present in the PSP folder, then you need not create a new one.

Open the folder where you have your mp3 songs stored. Now, all you have to do is drag and drop your favorite music files from your PC folder in this ‘Music’ folder of your PSP. Once you are done with storing all your numbers in your PSP, press the ‘O’ button in the PSP. This will exit the device from the USB connection. Unplug the device from the PC, and then you know what to do and you are good to go!

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I guess, nothing can get simpler than this when it comes to ‘How do I put music on my PSP?’ In a nutshell, get your music files converted into mp3 format, plug in the PSP to your PC and follow the above instructions. Play your game and enjoy the music!