Backing up saved data and application data (game data)
You can back up the saved data for games played on your PS Vita system, and the application data (game data) for games purchased from PlayStation®Store to your computer.
Copying music, image, and video files
You can display lists of music, image, and video files stored on your computer and transfer the files to your PS Vita system. You can also transfer music, image, and video files in the opposite direction.
Backing up system files
You can back up system files saved on the PS Vita memory card or in system memory to your computer.
Performing a system update of the PS Vita system
When a Wi-Fi access point is not available, you can perform a system update of the PS Vita system using a computer that can connect to the Internet.
For detailed operating instructions for each feature, and for information about other features, see the User’s Guide for the PS Vita system.
Download the installation file and save the file on your desktop or in a convenient folder. When the downloaded file is launched, the installation screen for Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation® will appear. Follow the on-screen instructions to perform the installation.
- During the installation process, dialog boxes might appear that direct you to download components (additional software) needed to operate Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation®. If this happens, follow the on-screen instructions to download the components.
- After the installation is complete, a message about creating the database for the PS Vita system appears the first time you launch Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation®.
- After the installation is complete, if the Autoplay dialog box (shown below) appears, click '×' in the upper right of the dialog box to close it.
From the Windows® control panel, select “Add or Remove Programs” (if using Windows® XP) or “Programs and Features” (if using Windows Vista®, Windows® 7 or Windows® 8), and remove the program shown below.
- Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation(R)